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"Paulo Regis" <pauloregis.ar@googlemail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: AGAIN: omit output of some coefficients with outreg2 |

Date |
Sat, 24 May 2008 21:00:01 +0100 |

Roy, In the past two weeks, I have been working with -outreg2 (great command!!). I must say many times I even prefer to print out text files from outreg2 output than log files. In my opinion, the drop option will be very useful (as long as the variable is not dropped from the database) since the positively drop happen quite often (far from occasionally, in my experience). Also, I may suggest you take into account to improve the "label" option. Many times I prefer -outreg to -outreg2 since you can use labels and coefficient of variables with different names are displayed in the same row. Actually, the help file of -outreg2 says you can do this but it is not true. When you specify "label", an extra column is added with the name of the labels which is something completely different. If labels remains as it is now, then the help file should be modified. Something that may be useful for stata users is to be able to include text in each column. Up to now, you can use the option -ctitle() (and it is what I am doing but it has the limitation it only allows to introduce information in one row per column). The option addstat() does not allow text. I can introduce an extra value per row and as many rows as possible but I would like to introduce text as well. Is it difficult to introduce something like an addtext() option? Maybe, I can give you an example why addtext() can be useful. One of my regressors is a forecast of variable x1 and I have more than 10 methods to perform the forecast (I am using factors). I would like to choose the most convenient forecast based AIC. What I am doing is to print only the output from selected forecast method and using ctitle() to know which one is it. Cheers, Paulo On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 11:58 AM, John Bunge <jota.be@web.de> wrote: > > a drop option would be helpful > > thanks for the effort! > > John. > > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > > Von: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Gesendet: 23.05.08 22:56:23 > > An: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > > Betreff: st: AGAIN: omit output of some coefficients with outreg2 > > > > >you proposed to type outreg2 a b using myfile, which works > > >perfect. now imagine i have 20 regressors a1 to a20 but want > > >to omit the result for a20. do i have to type outreg2 a1 a2 a3 > > >... a19 using myfile or is there an easier way to do it? > > > > In the variables are consecutive, you can try > > > > outreg2 a1-a19 using myfile > > > > But what you want to do is to "positively" drop a variable. > > This comes up occassionally. It's the syntax that was > > never settled on. If -drop( )- option is added, should > > -keep( )- option be added as well? That seems redundant > > with the current set up. > > > > Unless someone has a better suggestion, I will go ahead > > and ask Kit Baum to upload a new one with -drop- and > > -keep- options added. This should be available next month. > > > > Roy > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Change the world with e-mail. Join the i m Initiative from Microsoft. > > http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/Join/Default.aspx?source=EML_WL_ChangeWorld > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > -- > John Bunge > Debt and Finance Analysis Unit > United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) > Palais des Nations > 1211 Genève 10 > Switzerland > Office: +41 229175902 > Mobile: +41 762901769 > > ______________________________________________________________ > Jeden Monat 1 hochkarätiger maxdome-Blockbuster GRATIS! > Exklusiv für alle WEB.DE Nutzer. http://www.blockbuster.web.de > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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