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Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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"'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: Re: st: esttab: Can I customize to add another LaTeX package in the output code? |

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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 19:22:39 +0000 |

I am reminded obliquely of one users' meeting in which Bill Gould as StataCorp President underlined that there often comes a point where other software is better suited to doing what people are asking to be possible in Stata. "After all", he said, "you wouldn't expect Stata to include a complete integrated word processor, would you?" "Great idea." "Yes please!" "When we can expect it?" was the flavour of the response. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Stas Kolenikov You should expect -esttab- to produce the output that you would later \input{} into your main LaTeX file, which you can customize in any way you would like. In the version of -esttab- that I have, there's option -page(packages)- that allows one to add packages to the preamble. But with all due respect to Ben Jann, I am not expecting him to write the whole paper for me within -esttab- ;). On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Michael Crain <michaelcrain@ymail.com> wrote: > I am using Ben Jann's -estout- package (available from SSC) to generate regression tables in LaTeX code by using the related -esttab- command. After specifying the -tex- option, -esttab- automatically creates a file with Tex code and generates code to use two LaTex packages: dcolumn and booktabs. > > Does anyone know how to modify -esttab- to add another LaTeX package in the output code. I want to add the command \usepackage{caption} to the output Tex code. > > I've looked through the -esttab- ADO code but modifying it is beyond my skill. > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**st: RE: Re: st: esttab: Can I customize to add another LaTeX package in the output code?***From:*Michael Crain <michaelcrain@ymail.com>

**References**:**st: esttab: Can I customize to add another LaTeX package in the output code?***From:*Michael Crain <michaelcrain@ymail.com>

**st: Re: st: esttab: Can I customize to add another LaTeX package in the output code?***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

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