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Re: st: Converting string variable name into numbers


From   "Eric G. Wruck" <ewruck@econalytics.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Converting string variable name into numbers
Date   Fri, 13 May 2005 13:22:11 -0400

Thanks -- I didn't look hard enough apparently.

EGW


>-slist- ("smart list") is an alterantive to -list- but displays variables in a
>more concise way.  Compare:
>
>. sysuse auto, clear
>(1978 Automobile Data)
>. list  make foreign in 1/10
>
>     +--------------------------+
>     | make             foreign |
>     |--------------------------|
>  1. | AMC Concord     Domestic |
>  2. | AMC Pacer       Domestic |
>  3. | AMC Spirit      Domestic |
>  4. | Buick Century   Domestic |
>  5. | Buick Electra   Domestic |
>     |--------------------------|
>  6. | Buick LeSabre   Domestic |
>  7. | Buick Opel      Domestic |
>  8. | Buick Regal     Domestic |
>  9. | Buick Riviera   Domestic |
> 10. | Buick Skylark   Domestic |
>     +--------------------------+
>
>. slist  make foreign in 1/10
>
>     make               foreign
>  1. AMC Concord              0
>  2. AMC Pacer                0
>  3. AMC Spirit               0
>  4. Buick Century            0
>  5. Buick Electra            0
>  6. Buick LeSabre            0
>  7. Buick Opel               0
>  8. Buick Regal              0
>  9. Buick Riviera            0
> 10. Buick Skylark            0
>
>..
>
>To install it, try -findit slist-
>
>
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