[R] write.dta and handling labels
spencer.graves at pdf.com
Tue Nov 4 01:24:12 CET 2003
Have you considered "write.table"?
hope this helps. spencer graves
Arnab mukherji wrote:
> I need to write out a data matrix as a STATA 7 file and this happens perfectly with write.dta(), except I cannot seem to export the labelnames to Stata.
> So far I have tried the following:
># X is the data matrix that is to be exported
>attributes(X)$var.labels <- c("apple", "banana", "cat")
>write(X, filename = "text.dta", version = 7)
>When i open the file in stata instead of the label names all I get are the variable names, when i ask stata to "describe" the data.
>I am hoping someone can suggest ways in which i can export the label names more effectively!
>RAND Graduate School
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