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Christopher Baum <kit.baum@bc.edu> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: LaTeX in variable labels for esttab |

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Sat, 26 May 2012 04:36:07 -0400 |

<> On May 26, 2012, at 8:33 AM, Billy wrote: > I have a question about creating LaTeX tables using esttab (version > 2.0.5 09mar2009, downloaded by -net install estout.pkg-). > > I would like to include LaTeX markup in the variable labels. For > example, suppose I have a variable rho_1 and I would like it to appear > in the table as a rho symbol with a 1 subscript. > > In stata, I create the label as follows" > label variable rho_1 "$\rho_{1}$" > > and call esttab using the label option. > > However, esttab protects the underscore character by adding a > backslash, so the LaTeX code that is created is: > $\rho\_{1}$ > and what appears in the compiled pdf is a rho symbol, followed by an > underscore, followed by a 1 (not as a subscript). > > Is there a way to turn off this protection? (Which, of course, makes a > great deal of sense in many contexts.) No need to resort to -filefilter-, tab delimited, etc. label var rho_1 "rho_1" esttab using junk.tex,replace subs("rho_1" "$\rho_1\$") label Kit Kit Baum | Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin | http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html An Introduction to Stata Programming | http://www.stata-press.com/books/isp.html An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata | http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html * * 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/

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