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st: -desc- output in excel


From   Radu Ban <rban@nber.org>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: -desc- output in excel
Date   Tue, 1 Apr 2003 01:24:55 -0500 (EST)

i want to have a description file for my dataset (i.e.
names, types, labels).

so i used -desc-, logged the output, saved as a text file
and opened it in excel. while excel did recognize that the text
is formatted as a table, some of the label names were too long
and they occupied more than one line.

is there a way to make sure that the output of -desc-
is displayed such that each variable occupies only one row?

thanks so much,

radu ban




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