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


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Create dataset of variable names and variable labels
Date   Thu, 8 May 2008 13:28:47 -0400

Ronnie Babigumira <rb.glists@gmail.com>:
Try:

sysuse auto
ssc inst descsave
descsave, sa(test)  keep(name varlab)
use test
li

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Ronnie Babigumira <rb.glists@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear List
> How can I create a small data set made up of variable names and variable
> levels for some variables in a data set.
>
> Something like this from the auto data
>
> variable        var_label
> make            Make and Model
> price           Price
> mpg             Mileage (mpg)
> length          Length (in.)
> trunk           Trunk space (cu. ft.)
>
> Ronnie
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