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st: New version of -dotex- on SSC

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
Subject   st: New version of -dotex- on SSC
Date   Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:31:57 +0100

Thanks yet again to Kit Baum, a new version of the -dotex- package is now available for download from SSC. In Stata, use the -ssc- command to do this, or -adoupdate- if the user already has an old version of -dotex-.

The -dotex- package is described as below on my website, and is used to execute a do-file to output a log file in Stata Journal (SJ) LaTeX. The new version has been updated to Stata Version 12. Users of earlier versions of Stata can still download earlier versions of -dotex-, compatible with their versions of Stata, from my website by typing, in Stata,

net from

and selecting and downloading the Stata version required.

Best wishes


Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Campus
Room 33, Emmanuel Kaye Building
1B Manresa Road
London SW3 6LR
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121 ext 3381
Fax: +44 (0)20 7351 8322
Email: [email protected]
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Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.

package dotex from

      dotex: Execute a do-file generating a SJ LaTeX log

dotex is a version of the dolog package, and causes Stata to execute the commands stored in a do-file named as if they were entered from the keyboard, and echos the commands as it executes them, creating a log file filename.tex written in Stata Journal (SJ) LaTeX. The file filename.tex (or parts of it) can then be included in the stlog environment of SJ LaTeX. The dotex package was derived by hybridising the dolog package with the SJ's logopen and logclose, which also create log files written in SJ LaTeX for inclusion in the stlog environment. The dotex package has the advantage that a user can run the same do-file using dotex, dolog and do, creating a SJ
      LaTeX log file, a text log file, and no log file, respectively.

      Author: Roger Newson
      Distribution-Date: 10august2011
      Stata-Version: 12

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