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Re: st: renaming a label


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: renaming a label
Date   Sat, 30 Oct 2004 00:04:50 +0100 (BST)

David Kantor asked:

> Is there are way to rename a value label?
>
> Suppose I have a label called countrycodes:
>   106 "Denmark"
>   109 "France"
>   110 "Germany"
> etc.
>
> But I don't want it to be named countrycodes, I want it to be named
> nativity.
>
> Is there a programmatic way to either rename or copy such a label into
> another of a different name?

There is, thanks to -labvalclone-, part of Nick Cox's -labutil- package,
and downloadable from SSC. It was mentioned in this exchange of posts,
which you can click on below:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2004-08/msg00385.html

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