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Re: st: Truncated variable names with Summarize


From   "David Merriman" <dmerrim@luc.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Truncated variable names with Summarize
Date   Fri, 14 Apr 2006 14:38:45 -0500

Wow, thanks that worked perfectly.  So simple.
Dave

>>> Fred Wolfe <fwolfe@arthritis-research.org> 4/14/2006 2:16 PM >>>
You could use fsum. ssc install fsum.

Fred

At 02:12 PM 4/14/2006, David Merriman wrote:
>There is probably a simple solution to this problem but I can't find
>it:
>
>I have a bunch of long variable names (30 or more characters).  I
want
>to send a list of simple descriptive statistics to my coauthors and
so
>ran summarize.  The problem is that the left-most column is truncated
at
>16 characters or so, so the variable names are indecipherable.  There
>doesn't seem to be an option to changes this in summarize, changing
line
>linesize doesn't help, and really can't think of any other way to do
it
>(I could probably use collapse and list but that seems awfully round
>about) I am hoping someone has a simple idea.  Thanks
>
>
>
>
>
>David Merriman
>School of Business Administration
>Loyola University Chicago
>1 E. Pearson Street
>Room 534
>Chicago, Illinois 60611
>phone 312-915-6071
>fax 312-915-8508
>e-mail DMERRIM@LUC.EDU 
>
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Fred Wolfe
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