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Re: st: Re: value labels from another dataset


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: value labels from another dataset
Date   Sat, 20 Sep 2008 15:24:24 +0530

I have a question. After I do -collapse- I want the labels to remain the same.

Suppose I do

collapse (first) state by ( year )

I want the label of state to remain " State " and not become (first)
state. How do I do this ?

Thank you,
Ashim.

On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 3:13 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
> The description is a little hazy, but he tools in data -> labels -> label
> values should be sufficient. First turn the string var and the numeric codes
> into a -value label-. -encode- might also be helpful for this exercise. Then
> -label save- the -value labels- and run the do file on the first dataset.
>
> Martin Weiss
> _______________________
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mendoza Aldana, Dr Jorge Antonio (WPRO)"
> <MendozaAldanaj@wpro.who.int>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 9:14 AM
> Subject: st: value labels from another dataset
>
>
>> Dear all,
>> my apologies if this has been already covered. I will appreciate its
>> address if so.
>> I have a large dataset with numeric codes for a geographical division. In
>> another dataset I have the same codes and a string variable with the name
>> for each geographical division. Is there a way of using the name of the
>> division from the second dataset in the first dataset?.
>>
>> Thank you very much in advance
>>
>> Jorge
>>
>>
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