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Re: st: Changing characters and letters in all value labels


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Changing characters and letters in all value labels
Date   Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:00:15 +0100

Look in Daniel Klein's -labutil2- (SSC).
Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 24 October 2013 09:48, maria t <majvardrup@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi statalist members,
>
> I would like to remove certain letters and characters in all my value labels and replace them with other ones.
>
> I have used the following program to change the letter "z" to "a" in all the variable labels, but I can't find out how to do the same for the value labels.
>
> Foreach i of varlist_all {
>
> local a: variable label `i'
>
> local a: subinstr local a "z" "a"
>
> label var `i' "a"
>
> }
>
> I would be very grateful if any of you could help me solve this.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Maj
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