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From |
"Don Spady" <dspady@ualberta.ca> |

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

Subject |
st: Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: graph presences in command line graph creation. |

Date |
Tue, 28 Jan 2003 13:58:29 -0700 |

Maybe for you Lee, but my computer must be a Model T, as the only color I get is black. I am using Win 2000, latest Stata8, using -graph7- (version 7:vplplot x y, etc) Don > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Lee Sieswerda" <Lee.Sieswerda@tbdhu.com> > To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 13:17 > Subject: st: RE: Re: RE: Re: graph presences in command line graph > creation. > Perhaps not. On my machine (NT4, most recent Stata8, using -graph7-), the > default when copying to the clipboard, is white background with black > foreground. Paste into <insert word processor here> and print. > > Lee > > Lee Sieswerda, Epidemiologist > Thunder Bay District Health Unit > 999 Balmoral Street > Thunder Bay, Ontario > Canada P7B 6E7 > Tel: +1 (807) 625-5957 > Fax: +1 (807) 623-2369 > Lee.Sieswerda@tbdhu.com > www.tbdhu.com > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Don Spady [SMTP:dspady@ualberta.ca] > > Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 2:32 PM > > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Subject: st: Re: RE: Re: graph presences in command line graph > > creation. > > > > Well, that answers that. I guess I will have to try using a runaround by > > editing the *.wmf if I need to print the graph. > > Don > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> > > To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> > > Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 12:05 > > Subject: st: RE: Re: graph presences in command line graph creation. > > > > > > > Don Spady > > > > > > > > I want to create a vplplot (vertical plot of two variables, > > > > sorted by one of > > > > them) and there is no command to do this in the drop down > > > > graphics tab. So > > > > I do it by using the command line. However, I get a black > > > > background and > > > > yellow foreground. How do I change this to a white (or > > > > whatever) background > > > > and a black (or whatever) foreground. The use of the graph > > > > preferences in > > > > the graphics tab doesn't work. This was very easy to do in > > > > Stata 7 but not > > > > at all intuitive in Stata 8. > > > > > > -vplplot- as a user-written, unadopted > > > program does not feature in the Graphics > > > menu in Stata 8. (The same is true of all > > > other user-written unadopted graphics programs. > > > Many, perhaps most, but not all, are superseded > > > by the new graphics.) > > > > > > So Don does it from the command line. The effect > > > is to set -version- to 6 while -vplplot- is > > > working. The important bit of -vplplot- for > > > this question is calling up -graph- actually to draw > > > the graph, and under version control Stata 8 > > > calls up what it knows as -graph7-. > > > > > > However, it is my impression that graphics > > > settings in Stata 8 do not also apply to > > > -graph7-. In any case, it does not seem possible > > > within Stata 8 to replicate all the graphical > > > flexibility of previous versions. On backgrounds, > > > the Henry Ford principle applies that you > > > can have any colour so long as it's black. > > > > > > A different question arises for me as author > > > of -vplplot-. Will I rewrite it for Stata 8 > > > or is it superseded by the new graphics? > > > My guess at this point is the former, > > > although some of the functionality can > > > I guess be provided very nicely by > > > overlaying graphs in Stata 8. > > > > > > Nick > > > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > > > > > * > > > * For searches and help try: > > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > > > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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