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st: RE: printing resized graphs

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: printing resized graphs
Date   Thu, 4 Dec 2003 16:04:00 -0000

I get good results with commands like

. graph display, xsize(6) ysize(4)

after getting a graph and before printing. I
stopped fiddling with magnifications for
the reasons you outline.

For a series of graphs, one can naturally
do this within a loop.


dr kardos lászló

> in printing a stata graph, i used the "Magnifications (%)"
> option (graph
> preferences, printer tab) to make it appear bigger on the
> paper. the problem
> is that the fonts grew disproportionately, leading to
> captions and titles
> sticking out of (legend etc.) boxes into which they used to
> fit comfortably.
> it seems to affect all text, whether or not the relative
> size was changed in a command option when creating the graph.
> is there a sure-fire way to magnify a graph and keep all
> its elements in the
> original proportion, or am i left with exporting into
> wmf/emf, opening with
> some other application, resizing and printing from there? i
> would prefer printing straight from stata.

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