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st: RE: RE: RE: SImple question on "describe"


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: RE: SImple question on "describe"
Date   Wed, 21 Jun 2006 09:23:13 +0100

can be boiled down to 

	foreach v of local varlist { 
	        label var `v' `"`v': `: var label `v''"'
     }

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of 
> David Harrison
> Sent: 21 June 2006 09:09
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: RE: RE: SImple question on "describe"
> 
> 
> Sorry, some of my code got a little mixed up there... 
> Corrected version
> below... 
> 
> prog tablevl
>     version 8
>     syntax varlist(min=1 max=3) [if] [in] [fw aw pw iw] [, *]
>     tokenize `varlist'
>     local i 0
>     while !missing("``++i''") {
>         local lab`i' : var lab ``i''
>         label var ``i'' `"``i'': `lab`i''"'
>     }
>     cap nois table `varlist' `if' `in' [`weight' `exp'], `options'
>     local rc _rc
>     local i 0
>     while !missing("``++i''") {
>         label var ``i'' `"`lab`i''"'
>     }
>     if `rc' {
>         exit `rc'
>     }
> end
> 
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