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Re: st: Getting label name of a variable


From   Johannes Geyer <JGeyer@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Getting label name of a variable
Date   Tue, 2 Sep 2008 10:27:07 +0200

Ashim wrote:

> Supposer I have a var " var1 "  having  a label " years" . Can I get
> the label of " var1 " and store it in a local macro ?

Have a look at the extended macro functions!
help extended_fcn

You could type:

*************
clear
sysuse auto
local x: variable label make
di "`x'"
*************


Best,
Johannes


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