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st: RE: variable label

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   st: RE: variable label
Date   Mon, 5 Dec 2011 13:20:41 +0000

. sysuse auto
(1978 Automobile Data)

. local mpglabel : var label mpg

. di "`mpglabel'"
Mileage (mpg)


. help extended fcn


Richard Fox

I have my own piece of code that generates summary stats in a Latex friendly format. What I want to know is, is there some system variables / table that hold the labels for variables - not the labels for levels of a variable but the variable label ( as in label var "ID")

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