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st: RE: adding numerical value of -encode-ed value to label


From   "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: adding numerical value of -encode-ed value to label
Date   Tue, 23 Nov 2004 16:49:53 -0500

-encode- is a built-in command, so there is no ado code to hack.
tom


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Daniel Egan
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 4:33 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: adding numerical value of -encode-ed value to label
> 
> 
> Hello, 
> I have a a variable that I am encoding, that takes on a large 
> number of values. 
> 
> How would one go about hacking -encode- such that in the 
> value labels generated the numerical value is automatically 
> added to the label, i.e.
> 
> sysuse auto
> encode make, gen(make2)
> table make, c(m make2)
> 
> where make2's labels should have
> 1-  AMC Concord
> 2-  AMC Pacer
> 
> and so on...
> 

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