results you want to transfer into Word. Then use “ctrl c” (control c) to copy the Stata results. Go into Word. Use “ctrl v” (control v) to bring the Stata results into Word. You can “lineup” the Stata results by making sure the font is “currier new” 9 (i.e., font size or number 9). To change the font, highlight the Stata results you have placed in Word. With the highlight on, change the font to “currier new” 9 (i.e., 9 “point”). Now save as a normal Word file.
: (1) Go into Stata; (2) load a
dataset; (3) Click on “Window” (at the top of the screen); (4) Click on “Do-File”; (4) Click on “New Do-File”; (5) Write the commands that you want to save (you can include loading the data file) – for example:
probit grh85 ccus86 par86 medinc85
probit grh87 ccus88 par87 medinc87
: you could input an Excel spreadsheet that had been saved as
as “tab delimited” text file, as opposed to the “use” and then Stata
file as above, by replacing the “use” line with:
insheet using “c:/taxreceiveratiodata.txt” (doesn’t appear to be case
: for commands requiring more than one line, type /// at
The end of the first line and continue the command on the line below.
(6) save by clicking on “File” under “Untitled” in the middle of the screen
: (1) Click on “Window” (at the top of the screen); (2) Click on “Do-File”; (3) click on “New Do File; (4) Click on “File” under “Untitled” in the middle of the screen; (5) Click on “Open” and double click on the Do-File you want and the commands in the file will appear – you can either change/add commands or highlight existing commands and “copy” a command and then “paste” it in the Stata command line.
”: (1) Click on File in the upper left side of the screen; (2) Click on “Do” and then double click on the Do-File you want to run.
: “page up” key (“page down” for reverse direction)
”: to avoid having to press “more” to see additional results type
“set more off” in the command line or in your do file
: to stop results from “whizzing by” press the “Ctrl” key and
while the “Ctrl” key is depressed press “break” (left-side of key pad near the “numbers lock” key
: to save results in Word type before any results appear type:
log using f:\T1Results.log (T1Results is the file name on the f drive)
After the last results type: log close You should then find this file on the f drive. Highlight all results and switch the font to courier new 9 and it will line up correctly.
: to randomly select 10.5% of the cases from your dataset type: