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st: RE: Variable label as title in histogram


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Variable label as title in histogram
Date   Thu, 27 Mar 2003 09:56:37 -0000

David LB Schwappach

> I'm preparing a report on survey data. Survey questions are saved as
> variable labels. My question is whether there is an option
> to use the
> variable labels as title in the histogram command? I know
> that I can do
> this manually via copy/paste, but a command to adress the label
> automatically would be very appreciated.

I am not aware that you can do this except through
something like

foreach v of var <varlist> {
	local lbl : variable label `v'
	histogram `v' , title("`lbl'") <other_options>
}

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

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