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Re: st: RE: codebook


From   Daniel Marcelino <dmsilva.br@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: codebook
Date   Wed, 18 May 2011 15:54:09 -0300

Yeah, I did it. The codebook was edited in a word processor after Stata output.

Thanks,
Daniel

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 1:45 PM, Sarah Edgington <sedging@ucla.edu> wrote:
> .
> Maybe the codebook you were given was annotated using something other than
> Stata?  What you're seeing doesn't seem to be possible with the built-in
> _codebook_ command.  It's possible that it was done with something
> user-written.  But it's also possible that someone took the codebook output
> from Stata and added the descriptions in some other way.  Probably the
> fastest way to figure out how it was accomplished would be to ask the person
> who generated the codebook.
> -Sarah
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Daniel Marcelino
> Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:43 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: codebook
>
> Dear all,
> I got a codebook that vars are presented in the following example. My doubt
> is how can I do Stata shows The capitals letters line after second dashed
> line. It is stupid think but is intriguing me since the morning, because
> that explain line is not label var attribute, nor a note var. So, how can I
> input this things in a data var?
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
> twomand
> (unlabeled)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
> DUMMY VARIABLE FOR FEDERAL DEPUTIES THAT APPEAR TWICE IN THE DATASET.
>
>                 type:  numeric (float)
>
>                range:  [0,1]                        units:  1
>        unique values:  2                        missing .:  0/1228
>
>           tabulation:  Freq.  Value
>                          534  0 APPEAR ONCE.
>                          694  1 APPEAR TWICE.
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ---
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