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st: RE: Re: RE: Re: Number of characters displayed for value labels


From   "sdm1" <sdm1@york.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: RE: Re: Number of characters displayed for value labels
Date   Thu, 4 Dec 2008 22:47:31 -0000

Thanks Martin.

Steve 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Martin Weiss
Sent: 04 December 2008 22:14
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Re: RE: Re: Number of characters displayed for value labels

use -table- then and bear with the slight speed disadvantage:

********
sysuse auto, clear
la def replab 1 "longlonglonglong" 2
"loooooooooooooooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnggggggggggg" 3 "short"
la val rep replab
tabulate rep78, summarize(mpg) mean freq miss wrap table rep78,
contents(mean mpg freq ) row
********

HTH
Martin
_______________________
----- Original Message -----
From: "sdm1" <sdm1@york.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:04 PM
Subject: st: RE: Re: Number of characters displayed for value labels


> Sorry I wasn't very clear.
>
> . tabulate specfsm, summarize(costf2) means freq missing
>
>            |    Summary of costf2
>    specfsm |        Mean       Freq.
> ------------+------------------------
>  General s |   1860.4192     1280069
>    Urology |   1004.6777      629468
>  Transplan |   5399.3063        5306
>  Breast su |   1669.2213       19653
>  Colorecta |   1568.8133       21568
>  Pancreati |   4069.0676        3627
>  Gastroint |   2203.1943        5489
>  Vascular  |   3275.3298       26439
>  Trauma &  |   2687.4072      910305
>        ENT |   1158.6973      327900
>  Ophthalmo |   800.93609      481776
>
> How do I get more than the 9 characters currently displayed for the labels
> attached to specfsm?
>
> Regards,
>
> Steve
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Martin Weiss
> Sent: 04 December 2008 21:44
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Re: Number of characters displayed for value labels
>
> What do you mean? -help label- tells you: "Value labels may be up  to 
> 32,000
> characters long."
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
> _______________________
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "sdm1" <sdm1@york.ac.uk>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:24 PM
> Subject: st: Number of characters displayed for value labels
>
>
>> How can I increase the number of characters displayed for value labels (I
>> get nine characters at the moment)?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Steve
>>
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