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Re: st: RE: format of y axis labels on hist

From   "R. Allan Reese" <>
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Subject   Re: st: RE: format of y axis labels on hist
Date   Fri, 6 Jun 2003 12:17:41 +0100 (BST)

It would be nice to apply another design idea, which is to scale the
labels to 1 or 2 digits, with the scaling explained in the title.  Eg

gen thou=1/1000
hist y [weight=thou], freq ylab(10(10)40,ang(h)) \*
*/                      ti(Freq of y) t2(in thousands)

Unfortunately, hist only allows integer weights.  I can't see why.

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