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Thirty-three Stata Tips

Editors: H. Joseph Newton and N. J. Cox
Publisher: Stata Press
Copyright: 2006
ISBN-13: 978-1-59718-018-4
Pages: 59; paperback
Price: $10.00
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About the book

Since 2003, the Stata Journal has included Stata Tips on special issues in data analysis with Stata. Now Thirty-three Stata Tips compiles these useful guides into a compact tome for ease of reference. In keeping with the Stata spirit, Tips are from Stata users and StataCorp employees alike and will serve as guideposts for both new and experienced users.

Table of contents

Introducing Stata tips

Stata tip 1: The eform() option of regress, R. Newson

Stata tip 2: Building with floors and ceilings, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 3: How to be assertive, W. Gould

Stata tip 4: Using display as an online calculator, P. Ryan

Stata tip 5: Ensuring programs preserve dataset order, R. Newson

Stata tip 6: Inserting awkward characters in the plot, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 7: Copying and posting under Windows, S. Driver and P. Royston

Stata tip 8: Splitting time-span records with categorical time-varying covariates, B. Jann

Stata tip 9: Following special sequences, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 10: Fine control of axis title positions, P. Ryan and N. Winter

Stata tip 11: The nolog option with maximum-likelihood modeling commands, P. Royston

Stata tip 12: Tuning the plot region aspect ratio, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 13: generate and replace use the current sort order, R. Newson

Stata tip 14: Using value labels in expressions, K. Higbee

Stata tip 15: Function graphs on the fly, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 16: Using input to generate variables, U. Kohler

Stata tip 17: Filling in the gaps, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 18: Making keys functional, S. Driver

Stata tip 19: A way to leaner, faster graphs, P. Royston

Stata tip 20: Generating histogram bin variables, D. A. Harrison

Stata tip 21: The arrows of outrageous fortune, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 22: Variable name abbreviation, P. Ryan

Stata tip 23: Regaining control over axis ranges, N. Winter

Stata tip 24: Axis labels on two or more levels, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 25: Sequence index plots, U. Kohler and C. Brzinsky-Fay

Stata tip 26: Maximizing compatibility between Macintosh and Windows, M. S. Hanson

Stata tip 27: Classifying data points on scatter plots, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 28: Precise control of dataset sort order, P. Schumm

Stata tip 29: For all times and all places, C. H. Franklin

Stata tip 30: May the source be with you, N. J. Cox

Stata tip 31: Scalar or variable? The problem of ambiguous names, G. I. Kolev

Stata tip 32: Do not stop, S. P. Jenkins

Stata tip 33: Sweet sixteen: Hexadecimal formats and precision problems, N. J. Cox

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