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Re: st: what is the command that used to be "outreg" in the old version


From   Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: what is the command that used to be "outreg" in the old version
Date   Sat, 26 Nov 2011 18:03:37 +0500

Yes, it is because of my English. Sorry for not being clear in what I
was trying to say. Thanks for correcting me. I would take care of it
in future.

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 5:52 PM, daniel klein
<klein.daniel.81@googlemail.com> wrote:
> This might have been a missunderstanding.
>
> Saying that "Currently -esttab-, -estout- are used to export Stata
> output as publishable Table" implies that most Stata users choose
> -estout- to export their tables from Stata and that it is common
> practice to use this program (instead of -outreg- or -outreg2-). I was
> merely stating that, although you _can_ use -estout- for exporting
> tabels, I am not aware of any data showing that most Stata users in
> fact do so. Ben Jann does not make such statement in his help file
> either. Actually, based on the (October) SSC download statistics,
> -outreg2- is more often "clicked" than -estout-.
>
> This is not important to the original  question, as it is best
> answered with "The program that used to be -outreg- is still -outreg-
> (though a recently updated version) and available from SSC." However,
> there have been unfruitful discussions on the list, about recommending
> an alternative program when the original poster did not ask for one
> and I feel, if you are offering alternatives, it might be better to
> either list all alternatives or making a statment that starts with
> "Personally, I use <command> for this purpose ...".
>
> Best
> Daniel
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Assistant Professor
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Attock 43600, Pakistan
www.aneconomist.com

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