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Thomas Jacobs <thomasjacobs@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: Re: A couple of file command questions for writing a .tex program |

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Thu, 16 Apr 2009 17:30:15 -0500 |

Martin, Thanks. Never heard of that one. Tom On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > <> > > Note that this brilliant new command - ssc d texdoc- can save you a lot of > time! > > > > HTH > Martin > _______________________ > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Jacobs" <thomasjacobs@gmail.com> > To: "StataList" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 9:14 PM > Subject: st: A couple of file command questions for writing a .tex program > > >> Fellow listers, >> >> I am trying to learn to write Latex files from Stata/Mata with the >> file commands and have a couple of questions: >> >> 1. What is the difference between using simple quotes " xxx " >> compared with `" xxx "' type quotes? The user manual displays simple >> quotes for write commands >> >> file write handle "first part is" >> >> while in the Gini/Pasquini' Automatic Generation of Document article >> from Stata Journal vol 6 number 1, the typical example >> uses a format like, >> >> file write handle `"first part is"' >> >> I would like to know how they are treated differently, if at all. >> >> 2. A more complicated question. How does one use a $ sign in a file >> write command and not have Stata treat it as a global macro? For >> instance, the end of the following command: >> >> file write tex "\begin{tabular}{lrrrrrrrrrrr}\hline\\ \scriptsize >> Model & `: word 1 of `:colname e(b)'' & p-val & " >> file write tex "`: word 2 of `:colname e(b)'' & p-val & `: word 3 of >> `:colname e(b)'' & p-val & `: word 4 of `:colname e(b)'' & " >> file write tex "p-val & `: word 5 of `:colname e(b)'' & p-val & adj. >> $R^2$ \\" _n >> file write tex "\vspace{0.05in}" _n >> >> generates: >> >> \begin{tabular}{lrrrrrrrrrrr}\hline\\ \scriptsize Model & FFMkt & >> p-val & SMB & p-val & HML & p-val & UMD & p-val & _cons & p-val & adj. >> ^2$ \\ >> >> and I end up with ^2$ as opposed to the $R^2$ term I need for a Latex >> math string. I also tried >> >> `=char(35)'R^2$ >> >> without any change in results. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. >> >> Thanks, >> >> Tom >> >> >> >> -- >> Thomas Jacobs >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Thomas Jacobs * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**st: Re: A couple of file command questions for writing a .tex program***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

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