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st: RE: Get the list of variables in their full length


From   "Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Get the list of variables in their full length
Date   Thu, 18 Aug 2005 10:53:56 -0500

-describe- does have a fullnames option.  See -help desc-

Scott


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of TEWODAJ MOGUES
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 10:45 AM
> To: Stata _
> Subject: st: Get the list of variables in their full length
> 
> Hi Statalist,
> I am trying to obtain a list of all of my variables in their full
> length. When I use -describe- the long variables get shortened by a ~
> sign. FOr example, the variable name reg_95_96_assu_urba shows up, when
> I do -describe-, as reg_95_96_ass~a. Is there any way I can change this
> display, or any other command that lists the full variable name that
> would allow me to cut and past that list into another format (e.g.
> excel)?
> thanks,
> tewodaj
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