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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 14:01:43 +1030

Quoting "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@lily.src.uchicago.edu>:

<snip>
"In general, you can't use the same option again; only one legend(...) per 
graph is allowed."


Only one physical legend on the graph, but any number of calls to it.

Try:

line le_m le_f year,  legend(pos(3))   legend(col(1))   legend(lab
(1  "Males"))  legend(lab(2   "Females")) legend(ring(0))

no doubt inefficient, but syntactically OK.

Phil


Quoting "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@lily.src.uchicago.edu>:

> I think this is what you want:
> 
> line ged hs year, legend(pos(3) col(1) lab(1  "Males") lab(2
> "Females"))
> 
> I used my own variable names to make sure it worked, but you get the idea.
> In general, you can't use the same option again; only one legend(...) per
> graph is allowed.
> 
> DVM
> 
> On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Jon Ebeling wrote:
> 
> > 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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