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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 15:59:47 +0100

Hello Maarten,

It worked with this new version. I should have run the programme
before mailing you. Can't thank you enough.

Many many thanks,
Ridhima

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 3:54 PM, Ridhima Gupta <g.ridhima@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>>
>>
>

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