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st: Re: variable labels

From   "Scott Merryman" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Re: variable labels
Date   Fri, 27 Dec 2002 00:24:05 -0600

April 5, 2001 the varlabelpos option was added.  This command that controls the
positioning of variable labels in the Variables window; see help varlabelpos.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Traci A Schlesinger" <tracias@Princeton.EDU>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, December 27, 2002 12:17 AM
Subject: st: variable labels

> hi statalisters:
> when using stata for windows, variable labels generally appear next to
> the variable names in the variable box.  however, this does not happen
> when i use my stata7 package which is on my laptop.  i have been told my
> someone at "data and statistical services" here at princeton that this
> was a bug in early version of stata7, which could be fixed by updating.
> since i did purchase stata7 soon after it came out, this seemed
> plausible; however updating did not fix the problem.  perhaps it's not a
> bug, but rather there is an option that i don't know about?  in either
> case, is there some way for me to fix this?  i am using national
> criminal reporting data, and the variable names are simply v1 . . .
> v107, but they have descriptive variable labels, which i can see when i
> open the data on a university computer with stata, and it would be very
> helpful if they were visible.  alternately, is there a command that
> would rename my variables there variable labels?
> any advise would be greatly appreciated!
> thanks,
> traci a schlesinger

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