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Re: st: Multi-column Excel tables with 1 line after my regressions: esttab, outreg2, or another?


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Multi-column Excel tables with 1 line after my regressions: esttab, outreg2, or another?
Date   Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:36:10 -0400

Also try

cap erase tab.xls
esttab * using tab.xls, tab lab nogap

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> [Another Nick]
>
> I'm not following this closely, but you seem to be expecting -outreg2-
> (Roy Wada, SSC) and -eststo- (Ben Jann, SSC, SJ) to work with each
> other.
>
> Where is it documented that this should work? They are written by
> different people and (more importantly) I don't think either author
> wrote so that the programs are mutually compatible.
>
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 18 October 2013 15:29, Jen Zhen <jenzhen99@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Nick,
>>
>> thanks so much for your answer. I also got that idea from example 2 of
>> the outreg2 help file , but somehow it's not working for me.
>> I try to reproduce all of my steps in the following, maybe that will
>> enable someone to see where I'm going wrong:
>>
>>      log using logfile.log, replace
>>      use dataset.dta, replace
>>
>>     ...
>>
>>      capture erase logfile.log
>>      eststo: reg depvar1 x1 x2 x3
>>      eststo: reg depvar2 x1 x2 x3
>>      eststo: reg depvar3 x1 x2 x3
>>      outreg2 x1 x2 [est1 est2 est3] using outputfile, excel
>>
>>      log close
>>
>> Can anyone see how I could change this so as to ensure that I outreg2
>> only those 3 regressions and not other regressions estimated earlier?
>>
>> Thanks so much,
>> JZ
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Nick Winter <njgwinter@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> on the replace / append question, I just include the following line at the
>>> beginning of my do file:
>>>
>>> capture erase -logfilename-
>>>
>>> then -append- all results
>>>
>>> - Nick Winter
>>>
>>>
>>> On 10/18/2013 8:43 AM, Jen Zhen wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Dear listers,
>>>>
>>>> I'm looking for way to produce a readily-formatted Excel table (or at
>>>> least one in which the results of each regression are displayed in a
>>>> separate column, without requiring further adjustments in Excel) with
>>>> a single one-line command to be run after my set of regressions. I've
>>>> tried this both with Ben's -esttab- and with Roy's  -outreg2-m but
>>>> could not get either to do exactly what I wanted:
>>>>
>>>> On -esttab ... file.csv-:
>>>> When open the CSV file in Excel, either by clicking on the
>>>> hyperlink with its name right in the Stata results window or by
>>>> opening the saved file in Windows Explorer, I see all data in a single
>>>> column and first need to tell Excel that at each comma the data are to
>>>> be split into separate columns. It would be convenient if I could
>>>> -esttab- into a format which Excel does then directly display in
>>>> separate columns, but I have not been able to find such an output
>>>> format for esttab. I am still running Stata 11 and currently have no
>>>> financial resources to upgrade to a later version.
>>>>
>>>> On -outreg2-:
>>>> I have thus been considering to switch from -esttab- to Roy's
>>>> -outreg2-. However, here I find it disadvantageous that I cannot just
>>>> compile the table with one line after all the regressions but must
>>>> instead use a separate -outreg2 ..., append- after each regression. I
>>>> can build that into a loop.
>>>> But it seems that to prevent -outreg2- from adding all earlier
>>>> regression results run in that Stata session, I need to separately
>>>> -outreg2- my first regression with the replace option and then all
>>>> others with the append option. But that looks very inelegant in my
>>>> dofile. Do people know any more elegant way of doing this?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you so much and kind regards,
>>>> JZ
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