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RE: st: RE: Dialog Programming

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Dialog Programming
Date   Thu, 31 Jul 2008 10:40:46 +0100

I liked this email, but courtesy and truth compel me to add that I
learned most of what I know under this heading from Vince Wiggins,

Stata users' meetings that I have been to split three ways on modes of
presentation. One large group uses some kind of LaTeX-based
presentation, usually Beamer. Another equally large group uses
PowerPoint, which I understand to be a MicroSoft program. A smaller
minority uses SMCL.  


Maarten buis

--- Martin Weiss <> wrote:
> smcl is indeed a useful language, though. In Chicago, M. Buis built  
> his presentation around smcl files which I found really neat...

This emphasizes the point that was made earlier that writing in smcl is
best done by using an existing file as a template. I did not write that
presentation from scratch, but I used the following presentation by
Nick Cox as a template: .

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