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st: re: Create dataset of variable names and variable labels


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: re: Create dataset of variable names and variable labels
Date   Thu, 8 May 2008 13:01:08 -0400

postfile pf str32 ( vname vlab alab) using ronnie, replace
qui ds

foreach v in `r(varlist)' {
	local vl: var lab `v'
	local al: val lab `v'
	post pf ("`v'") ("`vl'") ("`al'")
}
postclose pf

Preface this with 'sysuse auto', run this code, and then 'use ronnie'

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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