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Michael Crain <michaelcrain@ymail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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

Date |
Wed, 7 Dec 2011 11:39:08 -0800 (PST) |

Actually Stas's response was quite helpful and directed me to esttab's feature that allows us to do exactly what I want. I wasn't aware of this feature in esttab until now. esttab's -page- option allows me to specify the LaTex package I want to load and esttab creates the code in the Tex output. Thanks, Stas. --- On Wed, 12/7/11, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > From: Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> > Subject: RE: Re: st: esttab: Can I customize to add another LaTeX package in the output code? > To: "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 2:22 PM > 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/ > * * 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/

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