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re: st: markdown
"Airey, David C" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
re: st: markdown
Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:09:06 -0500
>> Dear Stata List,
>> I have also enjoyed the knitr package for R and needed to write a quick
>> tutorial on how to use Stata. I wrote a bare bones program to evaluate and
>> embed the results of Stata code into a markdown file. Here are the results:
>> Here is the function I used to create the above markdown file:
>> And here is the input to that function:
>> This is feature poor compared to R's knitr, but I think it demonstrates how
>> useful this approach can be.
>> All the best, Andrew
> From: "Airey, David C" <email@example.com>
> Subject: st: markdown
> Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:34:25 -0500
> I was just playing around with Rstudio (I use Stata and R) and its new
> markdown capability (dependent on knitr and other packages). The point
> I wanted to make is that it is now *easy* to produce very nice HTML
> reports, without knowing LaTeX. This is one feature that Stata seems
> relatively behind with--dynamic reporting.
> Over the years we have seen various solutions, some quite intricate,
> and we know the -file- command can create any markup output, but that
> is not easy as one click "knitting" in RStudio. I have used the very
> nice texdoc command in Stata. It has been brought up before that Stata
> Corp might make it easier to use light markup languages for report
> generation (markdown, reST).
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