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Re: Re: st: wrapping in graph title options


From   Steve Harvey <sharvey@jhsph.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re: st: wrapping in graph title options
Date   Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:34:35 -0500

Thank you, Dimitriy, that worked perfectly!

Steve

At 02:33 AM 3/12/2004 -0500, statalist-digest wrote:
statalist-digest Friday, March 12 2004 Volume 04 : Number 1547

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 18:31:15 -0600 (CST)
From: "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@lily.src.uchicago.edu>
Subject: Re: st: wrapping in graph title options

Try something like this:

graph box x y z, note("line 1" "line 2", span)

The span option will allow the note to span the width of the whole page,
rather than just the width of the graph, so that you use up less precious
vertical space. Using quotes to break up lines should be self self-explanatory.

DVM


On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Steve Harvey wrote:

> Dear Statalisters,
>
> I have a box plot to which I would like to add an explanatory note at the
> bottom. The note is 27 words long which means it would need to wrap onto
> more than one text line. I've tried using both note and caption under
> title_options, first with syntax, then with the drop-down menus. Both seem
> to allow only a single line of text; I can't find a way to make either one
> wrap onto the next line. I've also looked through the Stata graphics
> manual and Larry Hamilton's "Statistics with Stata 8" and can't find
> anything there either.
>
> Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve Harvey
>
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