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RE: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation


From   philippe van kerm <philippe.vankerm@ceps.lu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation
Date   Thu, 28 Apr 2011 09:34:20 +0000

Leaving aside the question of whether it is a good idea to put too much numbers on a slide, I would try "\scalebox{0.7}{your-table-input}"  (\scalebox is from the -graphicx- package). Of course you'll need to experiment with the scale. 

Philippe


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] De la part de Martial Foucault
> Envoyé : Wednesday, April 27, 2011 7:41 PM
> À : statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Objet : RE: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation
> 
> Dear Maarten,
> 
> You are definitively right. I will try to present main results in a
> simplified table. But as I do not want to retype all result in a
> "manual" table under .tex, I am trying to fix the transfer problem from
> Stata to Tex.
> 
> Thanks again.
> Martial
> 
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] De la part de Maarten buis
> Envoyé : mercredi 27 avril 2011 12:41
> À : statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Objet : Re: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation
> 
>  ---Martial Foucault wrote:
> > I face some serious troubles to insert estimations tables into a
> > Beamer presentation. Stata tables have been saved using tabout with
> > .tex extension. Now I try to display such results into a Beamer
> > presentation. But it doesn’t work ! In fact, the table doesn’t fit at
> > all with the scale of the document.
> 
> 
> That just means that the table is too big to be meaningful in a
> presentation. We have all been at presentations where someone presented
> a 15X5 table and the result was just a grey blur on the screen that
> nobody could read. Moreover, you don't want your
> 
> audience to try to grasp 75 numbers and their interrelations while you
> are talking. I would stick to a 2X2 or 3X3 table maximum for a
> 
> presentation. Anything requiring more rows or columns should be
> 
> graphed. Alternatively add a footnote saying that there were many other
> control variables added to your model but that you are not displaying
> them.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
> 
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> 
> 
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