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Re: st: Output format


From   Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Output format
Date   Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:20:40 -0400

It's also  a bad idea.  I sometimes encounter regression coefficients
and standard errors where the first significant digit starts in the
third decimal place or later..  The preference you request would
render the output next to useless.

Steve

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- On Mon, 19/4/10, Apostolos Ballas wrote:
>> Is there any option that I can set
>> globally so that the output from any and
>> all STATA commands is rounded to 3 decimals?
>
> I sympasize with that request, but
> unfortunately the answer is no. I guess that the
> reason is that the Stata output is not really
> designed to be used directly in publications.
> You'll need to use other commands in Stata to prepare
> output that is ready for publication, like
> -estout- (see: -ssc d estout-).
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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