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Re: st: Truncated variable names with Summarize

From   Fred Wolfe <[email protected]>
To   [email protected], <[email protected]>
Subject   Re: st: Truncated variable names with Summarize
Date   Fri, 14 Apr 2006 14:16:27 -0500

You could use fsum. ssc install fsum.


At 02:12 PM 4/14/2006, David Merriman wrote:
There is probably a simple solution to this problem but I can't find

I have a bunch of long variable names (30 or more characters).  I want
to send a list of simple descriptive statistics to my coauthors and so
ran summarize.  The problem is that the left-most column is truncated at
16 characters or so, so the variable names are indecipherable.  There
doesn't seem to be an option to changes this in summarize, changing line
linesize doesn't help, and really can't think of any other way to do it
(I could probably use collapse and list but that seems awfully round
about) I am hoping someone has a simple idea.  Thanks

David Merriman
School of Business Administration
Loyola University Chicago
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phone 312-915-6071
fax 312-915-8508
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Fred Wolfe
National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases
Wichita, Kansas
Tel (316) 263-2125     Fax (316) 263-0761
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