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Re: st: -estout- value labels


From   Eric Booth <eric.a.booth@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -estout- value labels
Date   Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:45:53 -0500

<>

No. 
  Using the xi prefix just changes the background labels used from something like "2.rep78" to "_Irep78_2" - that seems to me to be the same level of ease/difficulty.

- Eric

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Public Policy Research Institute 
Texas A&M University
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On Apr 20, 2012, at 2:35 PM, Ricardo Ovaldia wrote:

> Thank you Eric. Will the task be any easier if I use -xi- instead of factor variables?
> 
> Ricardo
> 
> Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
> Statistician 
> Oklahoma City, OK
> 
> 
> --- On Fri, 4/20/12, Eric Booth <eric.a.booth@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> From: Eric Booth <eric.a.booth@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: st: -estout- value labels
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Date: Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:53 PM
>> <>
>> 
>> 
>> I assume the issue is with using factor variables in a model
>> (-help help fvvarlist-) that you are exporting via
>> -estout-?
>> Use the 'varlabels' option already built into -estout- (see
>> -help estout-).  Also -estout- is from SSC.
>> 
>> 
>> Example:
>> 
>> *************!
>> clear*
>> sysuse auto, clear
>> eststo, title("M1"): quietly regress price rep78 mpg
>> eststo, title("M2"): quietly regress price i.rep78 mpg
>> **
>> estout * using "test.xls", ///
>> replace label  ///
>> varlabels(rep78 "rep78 test" mpg "mpg test label" 1b.rep78
>> "1st level" 2.rep78 "2nd level" 3.rep78 "3rd l" 4.rep78
>> "4th" 5.rep78 "5th level of rep78"   _cons
>> Intercept)
>> 
>> **************!
>> 
>> - Eric
>> 
>> __
>> Eric A. Booth
>> Public Policy Research Institute 
>> Texas A&M University
>> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
>> +979.845.6754
>> 
>> 
>> On Apr 20, 2012, at 11:23 AM, Ricardo Ovaldia wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> Is there a way to display value labels for categorical
>> variables using -estout-? I can do it wit -reformat- , but
>> can not figure how to do it with -estout-.
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> Ricardo
>>> 
>>> Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
>>> Statistician 
>>> Oklahoma City, OK
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