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Re: st: gladder


From   jpitblado@stata.com (Jeff Pitblado, Stata Corp.)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: gladder
Date   Tue, 25 Feb 2003 10:20:53 -0600

David Airey <david.airey@Vanderbilt.Edu> asks about the dialog and default
behavior of -gladder-:

> Why is there an option tab called (Normal density) in the gladder dialog if
> when you check it you get a complaint:

> . sysuse auto
> (1978 Automobile Data)

> . gladder mpg, normal
> option normal not allowed
> invalid syntax
> r(198);

> And yet,

> .gladder mpg

> gives the graph without complain _and_ unwanted normals when the option was
> not checked.

We missed this when designing the dialog for -gladder-.  While the default
behavior for -gladder- has always been to overlay the normal density, we will
add a -nonormal- option so that it may be suppressed.  The dialog will
be similarly updated.

--Jeff
jpitblado@stata.com
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