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RECOL: Stata module to Dynamically Resize Columns in Stata's Data Browser


  • Tyson Van Alfen

    (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)

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recol examines your variable names and the content of your variables in order to determine the appropriate display widths for your columns in the data browser. It works with string, numeric, and date variables.

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  • Tyson Van Alfen, 2022. "RECOL: Stata module to Dynamically Resize Columns in Stata's Data Browser," Statistical Software Components S459046, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 25 Apr 2023.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s459046
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install recol". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 ( Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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