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Re: st: Top ten tricks


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Top ten tricks
Date   Fri, 21 May 2004 21:10:21 +0100 (BST)

Fred,

I'm going to cheat my way to meet your challenge. First, the 'official' bit:

 (1) -tab-, particularly with use of the -all- option
 (2) -gen-
 (3) the versatile options of -reg-, particularly -beta- and -hc3-
 (4) -graph twoway-, particularly its -lfit- options
 (5) -est table-
 (6) -xi:-
 (7) -insheet-
 (8) -ssc install-

In addition, I'll nominate some user-written commands:

 (9) -outreg- (very versatile)
(10) -margin- (very fast)
(11) -collin- (very generous amounts of well-organised output)

OK, so I've named my top _11_ Stata commands and three of them are
'unofficial'. But that's my testament to how useful I've found Stata in my
eight months of usage. And anyway, who's gonna stop me?

CLIVE NICHOLAS        |t: 0(044)191 222 5969
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