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st: Labeling variables
Is there a command that tells Stata to set the label of each variable to the
Or, alternatively, loading my file with -insheet- , can I tell Stata that
one row (using long data) contains the information for the variable labels?
Details: I have data in the long form, the column headers are detailed
descriptions of the items. Basically I would like to use those names as
labels and then rename the variables to shorter names directly in Stata, to
avoid errors in this process:
Pretty easy problem I guess, but only found more complicated alternatives
and no straightforward solution, thanks for your feedback.
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