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Re: st: RE: Fwd: Moving value labels from one database to another


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   "<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: Fwd: Moving value labels from one database to another
Date   Wed, 2 Feb 2011 17:18:09 +0000

<>

Also,   -descsave- (from SSC) is a powerful tool for this kind of work (it allows you to save other attributes of one dataset and transfer it to others, such as var & val labels, chars, storage types, etc).  
Type -findit descsave-

- Eric

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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
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On Feb 2, 2011, at 11:01 AM, Susan Bondy wrote:

> The command you want is: label save
> Writes a *.do file with the label commands.  Open the other file and run the do file (see 'include').
> -Sue B, DLSPH Toronto
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Mosely
> Sent: February 2, 2011 11:58 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Fwd: Moving value labels from one database to another
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have worked tirelessly to create about 100 value labels in a Stata
> file. Now I want to apply those value labels to variables in another
> database. However, in order to open the second database stata requires
> that the current data be cleared from memory, including value labels.
> How do I work around this?
> 
> Thank you,
> ~Nick Mosely
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