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bug #58978: No option to search variable labels?

Submitter:  Matt <mattakatdat>
Submitted:  Tue 18 Aug 2020 07:44:52 PM UTC
Category:  Graphical User Interface Severity:  1 - Wishlist
Status:  Need Info Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Effort:  0.00
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Tue 25 Aug 2020 09:12:30 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Your initial post talks about variable labels, but your subsequent comments suggest that you mean value labels.    Which do you mean?

Searching on value labels is already possible,  but searching on variable labels is not.

John Darrington <jmd>
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Fri 21 Aug 2020 04:36:13 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I'm afraid there isn't such a feature right now.

For the best chance of gettng this implemented soon.   Send a detailed description of how you think it should work (with screenshots if appropriate).

John Darrington <jmd>
Group administrator
Tue 18 Aug 2020 07:44:52 PM UTC, original submission:  


Perhaps this is a feature that doesn't exist, but when working with a larger dataset, is there a way to easily search through variable labels? Right now Ctrl+F and other SPSS-esque shortcuts don't do anything. Is something broken?

Matt <mattakatdat>


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