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Johannes Geyer <JGeyer@diw.de> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Antwort: st: -eststo- -esttab- and $ in LaTex code |

Date |
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:23:14 +0100 |

or you can do the following: *************************** #d; sysuse auto; lab var price "Total assets = \\\$10M"; logit foreign price rep78 weight; esttab using c:\temp\test.tex, title(Test for different effects at \\$2M, \\$10M, and \\$43M) replace label; *************************** Stata uses the Dollar-sign for globals and you need to escape the baskslash: http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/lang/backslash.html Johannes owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu schrieb am 24/02/2011 10:55:43: > ... > you can circumvent this issue with \textdollar. > > *** > sysuse auto > logit foreign price rep78 weight > esttab, title(Test for different effects at \textdollar 2M, \textdollar > 10M, and \textdollar 43M) > *** > > best, > richard > > owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu schrieb am 23.02.2011 23:17:07: > > > I am using Ben Jann's -estout- and, more specifically, its -esttab- > command > > to create regression tables in LaTex format. > > > > I haven't found a way within -esttab- to control dollar signs that are > > part of my table captions and variable label names so that the > > command produces > > LaTex code with a backslash (\) preceding each $. Consequently, I am > having > > to manually type backslashes into the Tex code to get LaTex to compile. > > Doing this once or twice is not burdensome but when I need to rerun the > > Tex code several times as I tweak the -esttab- settings, it takes time. > > > > For instance, in -esttab- I have a table caption of: > > title(Test for different effects at \$2M, \$10M, and \$43M) > > > > The Tex code produced by -esttab- does not have the backslashes in > > this caption and, thus, LaTex will not run unless I manually type them > into > > the code. > > > > In addition to captions, the same thing happens for variable label > names. > > For instance, I name a variable label "Total assets = \\$10M". > > -esttab- does not produce a backslash before the dollar sign. Thus, I > > am forced to manually type a backslash in front of that dollar sign > > to get LaTex to compile. > > > > Is there a way to get the backslashes before the dollar signs into > > the Tex code for table captions and variable label names using -esttab-? > > > > > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**Antwort: st: -eststo- -esttab- and $ in LaTex code***From:*Richard Ochmann <rochmann@diw.de>

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