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Re: st: unix problem


From   Michael Hills <mhills@blueyonder.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: unix problem
Date   Wed, 30 Sep 2009 17:28:47 +0100

Thanks. Somehow I had an older version of esttab - the latest version
works fine, 

Michael

On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 16:29 +0100, Neil Shephard wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Michael Hills <mhills@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> > Inspired by a recent talk by Ben Jann to the London SUG I tried to use
> > esttab to create latex under unix but found the lines in the table had
> > \\\ at the end instead of \\. Thus
> 
> Are you using _exactly_ the same version of -esttab- on both *NIX and Windows?
> 
> The field end of line string for tex is set on line 217 (under *!
> version 2.0.5  09mar2009  Ben Jann ) as...
> 
>     local tex_end             `"\\\"'
> 
> I suspect it is set as this because it has something to do with the
> first '\' escaping the second '\'.
> 
> Quite why this is the case/required I'm not sure as the -man comments-
> page only lists '//' and '///' as being comment delimiters.
> 
> I vaguely remember a similar problem with Roger Newson's -listtex-
> which he resolved fairly quickly.
> 
> Sorry thats not much, but checking version should be a start to see
> why there are differences.
> 
> Neil


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