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Re: st: Re: Makematrix- Possible title of the matrix?


From   "Herve STOLOWY" <stolowy@hec.fr>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Re: Makematrix- Possible title of the matrix?
Date   Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:37:58 +0100

Dear Michael:

Thank you for your help. The title option of mat2txt is perfect. (I should have searched this before. Sorry for that).

Best regards

Hervé

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>>> michael.blasnik@verizon.net 03/24/05 2:30 PM >>>
How about using the title option in mat2txt?

Michael Blasnik
michael.blasnik@verizon.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Herve STOLOWY" <stolowy@hec.fr>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 7:04 AM
Subject: st: Makematrix- Possible title of the matrix?


> Dear All:
>
> I use the -makematrix- command -followed by -mat2txt- to produce tables of 
> descriptive statistics.
>
> It works perfectly with the following command:
>
> makematrix c1, from(r(N) r(mean) r(sd))label : univar var1 var2 var3 var4 
> if president==1
> makematrix c2, from(r(N) r(mean) r(sd)) label : univar var1 var2 var3 var4 
> if president==0
> makematrix c3, from(r(z) 2*normprob(-abs(r(z)))) label : ranksum var1 var2 
> var3 var4 , by(indep)
> matrix c4 = c1 , c2, c3
> matrix colnames c4 = N "Mean" "Standard deviation" N "Mean" "Standard 
> deviation" "Mann-Whitney U-test (Z)" "Mann-Whitney U-test (p-value)"
> mat2txt, matrix(c4) saving(stat_formation_metier) append
>
> I only have a little question: I append several tables (I rerun the same 
> command replacing "president" by other variables) and there is no way to 
> distinguish the content of each table without remembering the origin of 
> the computation.
>
> I searched in the help for -makematrix- and did not find a possibility to 
> give a title to each table (the c4 matrix in my example). It would be nice 
> to have a title in the upper-left cell of the table, for example 
> "President", in the same column as the variables names.
>
> Do you think this could be possible?
>
> Best regards
>
> Hervé Stolowy

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