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Re: st: Transforming numeric to categorical (not to string!)


From   Philip Ryan <philip.ryan@adelaide.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Transforming numeric to categorical (not to string!)
Date   Wed, 11 Aug 2004 09:45:56 +0930

At 12:48 AM 11/08/2004 +0100, you wrote:
Tewodaj Mogues wrote:

> A related question: Once I have achieved that, is there a way I can make
> the data editor window show me the number values instead of the name
> values of such categorical variables. That is, is there a way to toggle
> between one view and the other? SPSS, which is in many other ways of
> course inferior to stata, does however have such a toggle option that
> stata doesn't seem to have.

No toggle, in the sense of a dynamic change of the editor's content, but at least there is an option on invocation. Try:

sysuse auto, clear
browse foreign, nolabel

or

edit foreign, nolabel

Phil


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