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Re: st: Using variable label


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Using variable label
Date   Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:25:47 +0100

-outreg- is user-written (SSC). As I wrote before, the help explains
about the -varlabels- option. It also gives an example. You could have
found it this yourself with a little effort.

Nick

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 8:14 PM, Ay <yuniphone@yahoo.co.id> wrote:
> Thank you David and Nick for the information.
>
> Is there any example online or in the user guide about how to use outreg including varlabels?
>
> I am used to use command:
> label name educ
>
> label variable educ "education"
>
> label define educ 1 "primary" 2 "secondary" 3 "tertiary"
>
> label value educ educ
>
> when i use outreg after running a linear regression, the output that are shown in the  variable coloumn is for variable name only.
> I do not know yet whether there is an option to use variable labels for the output. If there is any, it will be useful when i run a regression with many depvars with categories etc.
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> Yun
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> On 22 Sep 2011, at 02:36, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Note that Ay also asked "I am wondering if i could use varlabel along
>> with outreg command."
>>
>> The answer is yes, as the help explains. -outreg- (SSC) has a
>> -varlabels- option.
>>
>> Nick
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 5:26 PM, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
>>> At 01:25 AM 9/21/2011, Yun wrote:
>>>>
>>>> One more thing that i forgot, i tried to type:
>>>>
>>>> tab educ, nolabel
>>>>
>>>> tab educ
>>>>
>>>> Both commands show no difference at all on the output provided.
>>>
>>> As I mentioned earlier, and as mentioned in the reply from Nick Cox, this
>>> option applies to value labels (and educ evidently has no value label).
>>> Please see -help label- for an explanation of value labels -- as distinct
>>> from variable labels. Note that the -label- command manages both types of
>>> labels.

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