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Re: st: Re: How do you get Stata to output everything in the window without clicking on "more" thanks?


From   buddyb <buddyb_99@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: How do you get Stata to output everything in the window without clicking on "more" thanks?
Date   Sun, 11 Jun 2006 22:23:34 -0700 (PDT)

Sorry, I'm confused....omit permanently where?

..and well, while I'm at it...how do I get a listing
of just my variables without any other info...describe
gives me too much info.

Thanks, Buddy

--- Jon O'Brien-ND <jobrien2@nd.edu> wrote:

> You'll never be bothered by it again
> (omit the "permanently" to do it just for the
> current sesson)
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "buddyb" <buddyb_99@yahoo.com>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 1:13 AM
> Subject: st: How do you get Stata to output
> everything in the window without 
> clicking on "more" thanks?
> 
> 
> > Hi everyone, the title says it all.  Thanks, too,
> for
> > the 'foreach' explanation...it has saved me HOURS
> of
> > work.
> >
> > Buddy
> >
> >
> >
> > --- Thuy Le <tl6775a@american.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> You cannot "save" the label interactively. You
> have
> >> to put them in your
> >> do-file. If they are a long list, use #delimit
> >> (check help if you didn't
> >> know it). An example I use to lable province
> codes
> >> with province names for
> >> Vietnam:
> >>
> >> # delimit ;
> >> label define prov_lab
> >> 101 "Ha Noi"
> >> 103 "Hai Phong"
> >> 105 "Ha Tay"
> >> 107 "Hai Duong"
> >> 109 "Hung Yen"
> >> 111 "Ha Nam"
> >> 113 "Nam Dinh"
> >> 115 "Thai Binh"
> >> 117 "Ninh Binh"
> >> 201 "Ha Giang"
> >> 203 "Cao Bang" ;
> >>
> >> #delimit cr
> >> label values prov_id prov_lab
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On
> >> Behalf Of buddyb
> >> Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2006 11:25 PM
> >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> Subject: Re: st: How to assign value labels to
> >> several variables at once? -
> >> new problem
> >>
> >> HI everyone, and thanks for your help.
> >>
> >> I got the foreach command to work - and
> everything
> >> is great....but now...my
> >> label stop showing up...I'm thinking I'm limited
> to
> >> how large my label
> >> database can be or something?  I don't know -
> I've
> >> been saving my work like
> >> mad, so it's not that I didn't save it - my label
> >> for the last part of my
> >> databased just aren't appearing??
> >>
> >> Any ideas?
> >>
> >> Buddy
> >>
> >> --- Joseph Coveney <jcoveney@bigplanet.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Buddy wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Hi Neil, and thanks for your help...Using
> Joseph's
> >> syntax....
> >> >
> >> > . for each var of varlist  q33cmplx  q33time
> >> q33satis { I get
> >> > incorrect syntax....
> >> >
> >> > invalid syntax
> >> > r(198);
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Using the other example:
> >> >
> >> > . local vars " q33cmplx q33time q33satis"
> >> >
> >> > . foreach v of local var {
> >> >   2. label values `v' EXPlabel
> >> >   3. }
> >> >
> >> > I don't get an error message, but my values are
> >> not labeled.  I am
> >> > checking the programming, user's guide,
> etc....but
> >> there is not an
> >> > example of labeling multiple variables with the
> >> same value.
> >> >
> >> > Anyways, any help you can offer is appreciated.
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >
>
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> ----
> >> >
> >> > Again, as Neil mentioned, the *for* and *each*
> are
> >> combined into one
> >> > word, *foreach*.
> >> >
> >> > It's difficult to tell from what you've shown
> why
> >> your variables are
> >> > not labeled in the second example.  Be sure
> that
> >> the label EXPlabel
> >> > contains labels corresponding to the values
> >> present in the dataset.
> >> > If there is no correspondence, then there won't
> be
> >> any labeling.
> >> >
> >> > Follow the example below, which mimics your
> second
> >> example, in order
> >> > to see where things might have gone awry.  I
> >> haven't shown it, but
> >> > wildcards are permitted in the varlist, so that
> >> >
> >> >    foreach var of varlist q33* {
> >> >
> >> > may be substituted for the loop's opening line,
> if
> >> none of the names
> >> > of the variables that you do not desire to
> apply
> >> value labels to begin
> >> > with the stub.
> >> >
> >> > Joseph Coveney
> >> >
> >> > . clear
> >> >
> >> > . set more off
> >> >
> >> > . set seed `=date("2006-06-12", "ymd")'
> >> >
> >> > . set obs 3
> >> > obs was 0, now 3
> >> >
> >> > . local variable_list q33cmplx q33time q33satis
> >> >
> >> > . foreach var of local variable_list {
> >> >   2.     generate byte `var' = floor(uniform()
> *
> >> 4)
> >> >   3.     replace `var' = .m if !`var'
> >> >   4. }
> >> > (0 real changes made)
> >> > (0 real changes made)
> >> > (1 real change made, 1 to missing)
> >> >
> >> > . list, noobs
> >> >
> >> >   +-------------------------------+
> >> >   | q33cmplx   q33time   q33satis |
> >> >   |-------------------------------|
> >> >   |        1         1         .m |
> >> >   |        2         1          1 |
> >> >   |        3         2          3 |
> >> >   +-------------------------------+
> >> >
> >> > . *
> >> > . * Begin here
> >> > . *
> >> > . label define EXPlabel 1 One 2 Two 3 Three .m
> >> Missing
> >> >
> >> > . local variable_list " q33cmplx q33time
> q33satis"
> >> >
> 
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