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Re: st: adding brief description to a database


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: adding brief description to a database
Date   Thu, 5 Jul 2012 07:36:07 -0700

Hi Paulo,

I don't remember the exact command off the top of my head, but you should be able to find it fairly easily in the data management manual that came with Stata.

HTH,
Billy

Sent from my iPhone

On Jul 5, 2012, at 7:32, Paolo Bonaiuti <paolo.bonaiuti@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> this might be a trivial question. If so, sorry, but I didn't manage to
> find its answer on stata.com.
> Does anybody knon how to add a brief description to a database?
> 
> 
> I mean: when you type:
> . sysuse auto,clear
> 
> you have as output:
> (1978 Automobile Data)
> 
> 
> how can I add a similar description to my database?
> 
> Thanks,
> Paolo
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