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Antwort: RE: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation


From   Johannes Geyer <JGeyer@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Antwort: RE: st: Inserting Stata output in Beamer presentation
Date   Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:05:16 +0200

You could also try "shrink" which forces beamer slides to be x-percent 
smaller than normal ("a typographic nightmare"). 
And you can chose a plain (\begin{frame}[plain]) slide without additional 
headings which enlarges the space available 
for your table.

However, it is hard to answer your question without seeing your 
latex-code. A lot can be done by using latex's tabularx or tabular*
command and smaller fonts. Another important question is: is your table 
too wide or too long? This really makes a difference 
given the usual landscape format.

johannes

owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu schrieb am 28/04/2011 11:34:20:

> 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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