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Re: st: Transfering a large set of Stata tables into Excel


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Transfering a large set of Stata tables into Excel
Date   Tue, 25 Nov 2008 17:24:28 -0500

See
http://repec.org/bocode/e/estout/advanced.html#advanced100
but did you try my approach?

Also: -tabstatmat- combined with -xml_tab- seems to be many users'
preferred method of getting summary stats into Excel.

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Rachel <academicgirl@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Austin,
>
> I looked into -estout-, but it seems that this command only applies to
> regression results. Is there a way to use it on the output of -su-?
>
> Best,
> Rachel
>
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Rachel <academicgirl@gmail.com>:
>> The -file- command is how I would approach this, but -estout- and
>> -xml_tab- from SSC are also well-suited to this type of task.
>>
>> file open x using tmp.xls, write
>> global Datasets "dataset1 dataset2 dataset35"
>> foreach l of global Datasets {
>>  use `l', clear
>>  file write x _n `"`l'"' _n
>>  foreach v of varlist var1-var3 var8-var11 var17-var25 {
>>  su `v', meanonly
>>  file write x _n "`v'" _tab "`: di %9.3g r(mean)'"
>>  }
>> }
>> file close _all
>> !tmp.xls
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