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RE: st: line_options


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: line_options
Date   Mon, 17 Feb 2003 16:45:05 -0000

Jeff Pitblado,
> 
> David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu> asks about the 
> online documentation
> for graph:
> 
> > I got waylaid by the line_options link in the twoway lfit 
> help file. It said
> > I could control the color of the line by line_option 
> lcolor(red) for
> > example. This failed. When I constructed the same command 
> with a dialog, the
> > line_option was clcolor(red) which did not fail. Is this 
> as it is supposed
> > to be? The documentation online is confusing is so.
> 
> David has uncovered a typo in the help file for -graph 
> twoway lfit-.  Upon
> further investigation, we found a few other places with the 
> same error.
> 
> Look for this to be fixed in the very near future.

In other words, the manual is right on this, 
and the on-line help incorrect. The options
are -clcolor()- etc., not -lcolor() etc. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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