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Re: st: Can someone tell me what is wrong with this legend command?


From   Philip Ryan <philip.ryan@adelaide.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Can someone tell me what is wrong with this legend command?
Date   Sat, 27 Mar 2004 13:17:55 +1030

The labels are arguments of the legend option.  Just omit the second right 
parenthesis after "col(1))" to include the labels within the argument space of 
legend:

line le_m le_f year, legend(pos(3)) legend(col(1) lab(1  "Males") lab
(2   "Females"))


Phil


Quoting Jon Ebeling <jebeling@rocko.lab.csuchico.edu>:

> I tried to do the following command and option; it is straight out of 
> the graphics volume, page 379 of the Stata8 volumes. Here is what happened.
> 
> 
> . line le_m le_f year, legend(pos(3)) legend(col(1)) lab(1  "Males") 
> lab(2   "Females"))
> option lab() not allowed
> invalid syntax
> r(198);
> 
> If anyone can tell me what i"m donig wrong here, I would appreciate it.
> Jon Ebeling
> 
> 
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