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David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
st: RE: merging variable labels |

Date |
Sat, 27 Mar 2004 10:48:10 -0600 |

I'll do that. Thanks, Nick! -Dave

The easiest way, I guess, is to copy the second file to make a do file. Each line should then be prefixed with label var and each explanation should be bracketed within " ". With a decent text editor it should be fairly straightforward. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk David Airey > I was sent two files, one containing data that could be > imported using > insheet, with variable names in the first row, and the other > containing > variable names and a short explanation of each variable. Is there an > easy way to label the variables with the explanations without typing > them in by hand using the label variable command?

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