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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: RE: label the variables |

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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 16:24:32 +0100 |

Nick On 24 Jun 2011, at 15:32, "Miller, Daniel P" <dpmiller@bu.edu> wrote:

It seems like perhaps you just want to order your variables in thevariables window?If so, you can just use the order command: order depvar expvar1 expvar2....expvar_n control1 control2...control_nyou could even create empty variable to act as placeholders in yourvariable window if you wantede.g.: gen DEPENDENTXXXXXXXXX=. gen EXPLANATORYXXXXXXX=. gen CONTROLXXXXXXXXXXX=. and then:order DEPENDENTXXXXXXXXX depvar EXPLANATORYXXXXXXX expvar1expvar2....expvar_n CONTROLXXXXXXXXXXX control1 control2...control_Muhammad Anees Yes, it is simple, just rename-ing all your vars will do the job. dependent******************* ren y1 depy1 ren y2 depy2 ren y3 depy3 explanatory******************** ren x1 explx1 ren x2 explx2 ren x3 explx3 control var***************** ren x4 contx4 ren x5 exptx5 use it into analysis, outpur will help you identify what variable you wanted to respresent Or you can use loop if someone can give hints on that HTH AneesOn Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>wrote:I am not really clear on what you want here but it doesn't registeras corresponding to any particular command. What is clear is thatyou would need to specify such distinctions yourself somehow, asStata itself doesn't stamp variables in this way.Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Nahla SamargandiThank you for your help. Actually what I meant regarding label thevariables into groups, that I remember there was a command givethis option , but unfortunately, I cant remember it well.when I type gen helper= var helper********************* it gives me this massage var not found r(111);I want to put my variables into groups to be easy to choose amongthem when I run the regression, for example dependent******************* y1 y2 y3 explanatory******************** x1 x2 x3 control var***************** x4 x5 could you help me to find the command for this. Meany thanks, N it let your variabls apper like this

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**References**:**st: label the variables***From:*Nahla Samargandi <Nahla.Samargandi@brunel.ac.uk>

**st: RE: label the variables***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: label the variables***From:*Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>

**RE: st: RE: label the variables***From:*"Miller, Daniel P" <dpmiller@bu.edu>

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