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RE: st: Transfering a large set of Stata tables into Excel

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Transfering a large set of Stata tables into Excel
Date   Tue, 25 Nov 2008 22:27:13 -0000

See -help extended_fcn- and -help summarize- then. 



One more question:  How would I modify the line:

file write x _n "`v'" _tab "`: di %9.3g r(mean)'"

if I wanted the mean, standard deviation, max and min of each variable
on a separate line?  I'm sure I can find this in my data manual, but
unfortunately, I've loaned it out.

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Austin Nichols
<> wrote:
> Rachel <>:
> The -file- command is how I would approach this, but -estout- and
> -xml_tab- from SSC are also well-suited to this type of task.
> file open x using tmp.xls, write
> global Datasets "dataset1 dataset2 dataset35"
> foreach l of global Datasets {
>  use `l', clear
>  file write x _n `"`l'"' _n
>  foreach v of varlist var1-var3 var8-var11 var17-var25 {
>  su `v', meanonly
>  file write x _n "`v'" _tab "`: di %9.3g r(mean)'"
>  }
> }
> file close _all
> !tmp.xls
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Rachel <>
>> I'm performing the -su- command on a series of variables in each of a
>> large set of datasets.
>> The command looks like
>> global Datasets "dataset1 dataset2....dataset35"
>> foreach l in $Datasets {
>> use `l'
>> di in red "`l'"
>> su var1-var3 var8-var11 var17-var25
>> clear
>> }
>>  I need to transfer all the resultant tables (maybe 35 of them) into
>> Excel.  From what I understand, the Copy Table right-click command
>> only works on a single table at a time , so I have to copy them one
>> one, correct?  But because the running display only stores up to a
>> certain number of lines, I have to do it as the command is running.
>> Is there another better way to transfer all these tables into Excel
>> than copying and pasting them one by one?

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