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st: RE: -desc- output in excel


From   Daniel Müller <d.mueller@agr.uni-goettingen.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: -desc- output in excel
Date   Tue, 1 Apr 2003 08:42:20 +0200

> 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?

I think -findit descsave- might do what you want (though I never tried it).

Daniel


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