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re: st: markdown


From   "Airey, David C" <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   re: st: markdown
Date   Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:09:06 -0500

.

Very nice!

-Dave

>> 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:
>> 
>> 
>> https://github.com/amarder/stata_tutorial/blob/master/tutorial.md
>> 
>> 
>> Here is the function I used to create the above markdown file:
>> 
>> 
>> https://github.com/amarder/stata_tutorial/blob/master/knitr.do
>> 
>> 
>> And here is the input to that function:
>> 
>> 
>> https://github.com/amarder/stata_tutorial/blob/master/tutorial.domd
>> 
>> 
>> 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" <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu>
> 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).
> 
> 
> 
> http://www.stata-journal.com/sjpdf.html?articlenum=pr0020
> http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s457021.html
> http://www.rstudio.org/docs/authoring/using_markdown
> http://www.rpubs.com/






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