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Re: st: RE: RE: RE: suggestion for Stata 8: value labels for string variables
On fredag, okt 25, 2002, at 13:04 America/Montreal, Nick Winter wrote:
This may be fine if possible, but for those of us who regularly work
with millions of observations, it is often not feasible. That it is not
possible to label string values is a shortcoming that should be fixed
in future releases.
It seems to me that the answer here is to store the "labels" in a
separate string variable. Then you can use the short name variable or
the long name variable (ie, the "value" or the "label") as you like.
Erik Ø. Sørensen, <http://www.geocities.com/erik_oiolf/>.
phd student (economics), Norwegian School of Economics.
currently visiting Queen's University, Kingston Ontario.
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