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Re: st: Stata vs SPSS
LaTeX for reports, tables.
pdflatex and beamer for slide presentations.
There are many Stata-to-Latex packages on SSC
>. . . . But once I realized that it's next to
> impossible to get reports seamlessly from Stata to, say, PowerPoint,
> I practically gave up on it. Stata output appears very nicely on
> screen, but you this output can't be copied into PowerPoint and have
> it look like what Stata produced. When copied, the result is
> distorted (the font issue) and without lines or formatting, plus, as
> Fred noted, one can't create somewhat complicated reports for clients
> (clients who have no patience to wait while you write a program). I
> have to spend my time reformatting what should already be formatted
> correctly. I know there are programs to do this because I've posted
> queries to this listserv on this issue before, but why do I have to
> use them??? I should just be able to copy and paste, and that's
> it. For those who love programming, then let them write
> programs. For those of us who need results, then provide a better
> way for us to get them. . . .
> Walt Paczkowski
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