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Re: st: Changing part of variable names

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Changing part of variable names
Date   Tue, 24 May 2011 16:02:23 +0200

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 3:56 PM,  <> wrote:
> The problem is a bit more complicated. The issue is not that I have 11 files, but that I have some 400 variables in each file, each variable having a year tag at a random place in its name.
> Examples of variable names: permit09 , hab_ch09 , plingu09 , pdate09 , p09d160 , p09d161 , p09d162 . The "09" is the year tag, and I want to replace that with XX or somthing similar using a loop. I checked out the renvars package, but I don't see how I can avoid typing 400 variable names with it.

Than my original answer still applies: use -renvars-

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen

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