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Re: st: RE: variable labels


From   Traci A Schlesinger <tracias@Princeton.EDU>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: variable labels
Date   Fri, 27 Dec 2002 10:46:08 -0500

Thanks Scott!  Using the varlabelpos command to set the maximum number of
characters to display for variable names in the variable window to 20
brought by variable labels into the window.  I don't know what i would do
without this list!!
thanks again!
traci

Kieran McCaul wrote:

> Have you tried making the variable window wider?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Traci A
> Schlesinger
> Sent: Friday, 27 December 2002 2:18 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 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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