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Furlongs and other measures [was: Re: st: RE: Re: Re: printing resized graphs]


From   Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Furlongs and other measures [was: Re: st: RE: Re: Re: printing resized graphs]
Date   Thu, 04 Dec 2003 12:45:33 -0500

Fear not...it is as if Stata understand furlongs, too:

xsize(`=7920*6') ysize(`=7920*4)

will give you a four-by-six-furlong graph...

--Nick Winter

At 05:20 PM 12/4/2003 +0000, you wrote:

P.S. the on-line stuff for -graph- used to contain a jocular
reference to furlong as a unit of length, but it seems to have
disappeared. Many of us have personal experience of ploughing
[plowing] one furrow long, so I regret this omission of a natural
unit.

dr kardos lászló

> it is really much better to give the size you desire in
> inches (just wonder how many naughty thoughts this has provoked)
than fiddling
> with %-wise
> magnifications. jesper's idea of a possibility to set
> defaults for this
> would come very useful for some of us users, though
> admittedly it is not too
> much of a hassle to stick in the option for graphs that go
> beyond their usual on-screen habitat.

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