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st: RE: labedit copy and paste failure

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: labedit copy and paste failure
Date   Wed, 12 May 2004 19:04:25 +0100

Haven't tried it. -labedit- is a user-written 
program. The user no longer is active with Stata. 
My wild guess is that recent changes in either 
Stata or Windows have broken -labedit-. Bad news for you if 

A ragbag of commands in this area is on SSC under


Pamela Meadows

> I am using Stata 8 with Windows XP and have downloaded
> labedit which is generally a nifty way to label your
> variables (and particularly your values).  I have
> recently had groups of six variables where only one
> thing changes and tried to use the claimed copy and
> paste facility within labedit, but I have failed every
> way I try and do it.  It won't copy with the mouse or
> with the edit button and it won't paste even from a
> text editor. There is nothing in the FAQ or the
> archive.  I solved my immediate problem by editing the
> command line for each variable, but copying and
> pasting within labedit would have been great if I
> could have got it to work.  Has anyone else had this
> problem, and if so, how did they solve it?

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