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Re: st: -collapse-

From   Ulrich Kohler <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: -collapse-
Date   Tue, 2 Mar 2004 15:39:07 +0100

Sascha O. Becker wrote:
> another labeling question:
> -collapse- automatically changes variable labels of collapsed variables
> to "report" what has been done in the -collapse-.
> While this is probably a good default option to keep you from messing
> things up and "warning" you that the collapsed data set is different
> from the original one, it might be useful in some other cases to keep
> the original variable label.
> As I understand it, there is no option to do this and one has to
> "manually" relabel the collapsed variable if one wants to "keep" the
> original variable label, right?

Yes, but something like

. foreach var of varlist v* {
	local lab`var': label var `var'
. collapse (mean) v*, by(varname)
.foreach var of varlist v* {
.	 lab var `var' "`lab`var''"

should work (not tested)


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