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Re: st: encountering problem with esttab while attempting to get summary statistics into latex


From   Ridhima Gupta <g.ridhima@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: encountering problem with esttab while attempting to get summary statistics into latex
Date   Tue, 21 Jun 2011 15:54:00 +0100

Maarten I fixed that.

The estout ado file reads.

*! version 3.13  06aug2009  Ben Jann

program define estout, rclass
    version 8.2

Which version are you using?

I got this one from SSC.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Ridhima Gupta <g.ridhima@gmail.com> wrote:
> Marteen something strange is happening. I tried to unistall estout
> using the command
>
> ado uninstall estout, from ("/users/ridhima/Library/Application
> Support/Stata/ado/stbplus")
>
> Stata then showed that:
>
> package estout from http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/e
>      'ESTOUT': module to make regression tables
>
> (package uninstalled)
>
>
> Now I tried to install it again using
>
> ssc install estout
>
> Now I get a message saying:
>
> the following files already exist and are different:
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/_/_eststo.ado
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/estadd.ado
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/estadd.hlp
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/estout.ado
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/estout.hlp
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/eststo.ado
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/eststo.hlp
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/esttab.ado
>    /users/ridhima/Library/Application Support/Stata/ado/stbplus/e/esttab.hlp
>
> no files installed or copied
> (no action taken)
> r(602);
>
>
> When I try to unistall it again using the same command as above, it read
>
> ado uninstall estout, from ("/users/ridhima/Library/Application
> Support/Stata/ado/stbplus")
>
> package not found
> r(111);
>
>
> What am I doing wrong here?
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Ridhima Gupta wrote:
>>> Maarten I followed this example as it was more pertinent. See the
>>> second example.
>>
>> The following adaptation of that example runs without problem in my
>> version of Stata.
>>
>> *---------------------------- begin example --------------------------
>> cd c:/temp
>> sysuse auto, clear
>> eststo clear
>> bysort foreign: gen total = _N
>> label var total "Observations"
>>
>> estpost tabstat price gear_ratio total, by(foreign) ///
>>        listwise s(mean sd) columns(statistics)
>> esttab using foo.tex, ///
>>       main(mean) aux(sd) ///
>>       nostar nodepvar unstack nomtitle nonumber noobs label ///
>>       addnotes("Note: Mean with standard deviation in parentheses.") ///
>>       title("Summary \label{tab:sum}") ///
>>       replace nonotes
>> *------------------------------- end example ------------------------------
>> (For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )
>>
>> Which version of -estout- are you running? A common problem occurs
>> when people install the version of some user written command from the
>> Stata Journal when there is a newer version available from SSC. The
>> main strength of the Stata Journal archive is that it makes the
>> results of articles in the Stata Journal reproducible, but it is
>> relatively slow as it is linked to the appearance schedule of the
>> journal. SSC is much quicker, but/because it is not linked to the
>> Stata Journal. This leads to different versions being available on the
>> Stata Journal archive and the SSC. It is up to you to choose the
>> latest one which is typically but not always the one on SSC. This is
>> why the Statalist FAQ askes you to specify where you got your user
>> written commands from. If we are talking about different versions,
>> than it is unlikely that we can solve your problem.
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>> Maarten
>>
>> --------------------------
>> Maarten L. Buis
>> Institut fuer Soziologie
>> Universitaet Tuebingen
>> Wilhelmstrasse 36
>> 72074 Tuebingen
>> Germany
>>
>>
>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl
>> --------------------------
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