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


From   maria t <majvardrup@hotmail.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 15:21:28 +0200

Thanks, that was exactly what I was looking for, -it worked perfectly! :)

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> Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:35:03 +0200
> Subject: Re: st: Changing characters and letters in all value labels
> From: klein.daniel.81@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
> I suspect Maria wants to change value label names not value labels
> (the text associated with integers). For this she wants to use my
> -labren- command. Otherwise she may use -labvalch3-. The following
> applies to both.
>
> There might be a problem using the programs in their current version,
> if the letter z appears more than once in the value label (name)s and
> only the first occurence is to be changed, which is suggested by
> Maria's code to change variable labels.
>
> labren ,subst("a" "z")
>
> will change label name <banana> to <bznznz> not <bznana>. To to do the
> latter, the more complicated syntax would be
>
> labren ,strfcn(subinstr("@", "a", "z", 1))
>
> I have fixed this inconvenience (and other minor things) recently, but
> have not yet sent the updated file(s) to Kit Baum.
>
> Best
> Daniel
>
> --
>> 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.
>>> I would be very grateful if any of you could help m
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