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Stata Workflow optimization with GRAPHLOG

The basic workflow recommendations for Stata code and folder hierarchy given by Scott Long is relative easy to extend with inclusion of graphics in pdf log files.

In Stata using point-and-click:

*Get links to template files
find workflow 



*Install graphlog (and updates)
find graphlog 

Run example:

pwd
mkdir "C:\WorkFlow"
cd "C:\WorkFlow"

preserve
capture log close
log using workflowtest.log, replace

*//  test.do:
*//  gunnar 2019/03/10

version 10
clear all
macro drop _all
set linesize 80

* my commands start here
sysuse auto
summarize trunk
histogram trunk, normal
graph export graph.pdf, replace

log close
restore

*Assume installed pdflatex (TeXLive, MikTeX)
graphlog using workflowtest, lspacing(1) replace
*exit


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