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DSEARCH: Stata module to find variables with given variable label


  • Ulrich Kohler

    () (Universitat Mannheim)


dsearch finds variables with given variable label and describes them on the screen. This may be useful in datasets with lots of variables. In such datasets one sometimes remember the variable but not the variable name. In this situation finding the variable name with desearch is easy.

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  • Ulrich Kohler, 2001. "DSEARCH: Stata module to find variables with given variable label," Statistical Software Components S420202, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s420202 Note: This module may be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install dsearch". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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