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st: RE: AW: label define


From   Clyde Schechter <clyde.schechter@einstein.yu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: RE: AW: label define
Date   Thu, 12 Nov 2009 07:07:12 -0800

Nick Cox says:

3. In Stata 11, but not previously, -label copy- is the way to copy an
existing set of value labels under another name.

But, as the following output demonstrates, -label copy- also works in
version 10.1:

. version
version 10.1

.
. capture label drop _all

.
. label define test 0 "test0" 1 "test1"

. label list _all
test:
           0 test0
           1 test1

.
. label copy test test_copy

. label list _all
test_copy:
           0 test0
           1 test1
test:
           0 test0
           1 test1



Clyde Schechter, MA MD
Associate Professor of Family & Social Medicine

Please note new e-mail address: clyde.schechter@einstein.yu.edu


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