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Re: st: Query

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: Query
Date   Thu, 19 Apr 2012 09:05:49 +0100

Not so.

. ssc type frmttable.sthlp

reveals the help file. Somehow you didn't install it. -ssc inst
outreg, replace- worked fine for me. -ssc- is a very good command!


On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Mario Veneziani
<> wrote:

> Thank you for pointing us to the features of -outreg- -outreg2- and
> -estout- and appreciate the usefulness of the -frmttable- command in
> helping us formatting tables which are not the result of an estimation
> command.
> I have tried to implement your suggestion to Mark but, despite having
> installed both -outreg- and -outreg2- (-estout- was already installed
> on my STATA 12 MP), I am unable to access the help file for the
> -frmttable- command. It seems to me that the automatic download and
> install procedure does not include a help file for -frmttable- itself.

> Il 19 aprile 2012 01:24, John Luke Gallup <> ha scritto:
>> You cannot use -outreg-, -outreg2-, or -estout- to format the statistics from -corrgram- directly, because it is not an estimation command.  In particular, it does not save results in the e(b) matrix.  Instead it saves results in r() matrices.
>> You can create a formatted table of -corrgram- statistics with the following commands using the program -frmttable-, which is the backend of -outreg-.  It takes a Stata matrix and creates a formatted table in Word or TeX.
>> webuse air2, clear
>> corrgram air, lags(20)
>> mat lags = J(r(lags),1,0)
>> mat probQ = lags
>> mat Q = r(Q)'
>> forvalues r=1/`r(lags)' {
>>        mat lags[`r',1] = `r'
>>        mat probQ[`r',1] = chi2tail(`r',Q[`r',1])
>> }
>> mat stat = lags,r(AC)',r(PAC)',Q,probQ
>> frmttable using corrgram.doc, statmat(stat) ctitle("Lag","AC","PAC","Q","Prob>Q") ///
>>        sdec(0,4) replace
>> The reason for the matrix commands above is to calculate the "Prob>Q" p-values which are not saved in r() values after the -corrgram- command.
>> The -frmttable- command is part of the -outreg- package, which you can download with the command -ssc install outreg, replace-.  Find more information in -help frmttable- after you download it.

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