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AW: st: AW: simple question on two-way table

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
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Subject   AW: st: AW: simple question on two-way table
Date   Tue, 17 Feb 2009 14:41:17 +0100



ssc d tabout

to note that Ian Watson is the author. BTW, I also suggested a viable route
that let`s one avoid having to fend for oneself... 

What are the specific advantages of -tabout- over -estpost tabstat-?
Particularly given that Shehzad has already figured out the underlying call
to -tabstat- while -tabout- syntax is quite complex, even with the brilliant
tutorial pdf...


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[] Im Auftrag von Neil Shephard
Gesendet: Dienstag, 17. Februar 2009 14:35
Betreff: Re: st: AW: simple question on two-way table

You don't (quite) have to fend for yourself as Martin suggests.

You can get most of what you're after from -tabout- by Ben Jann (-ssc
install tabout-) which allows you to generate the tables that Stata is
displaying except writing them to files.  This is concerned with the
_content_ of your data.

Getting them next to each other in Excel is then a matter of _style_,
and it is your preference to have them presented to each other in
Excel.  You'd likely have to -tabout- each week to a separate file
(_content_), then open in Excel and copy and paste so that they are
laid out as you desire (_style_).

Well worth reading the PDF that comes with -tabout- for the examples
and tutorial.


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