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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 15:16:22 +1030

Note that statement (2) differs from (1) and (3) in that I specified ring(0) in

statement (2).  This puts the legend inside the plot region.  see page 375 of 
the Graphics  manual.

Phil


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

> Phil is right. The option he suggests (2) seems to place the legend in the
> graph area, whereas (1) and (3) place it in the margin on the right. Can
> someone explain why this is the case?
> 
> line  ged hs yob, legend(pos(3) col(1) lab(1  "Males") lab(2   "Females"))
> 
> line ged hs yob,  legend(pos(3))   legend(col(1))   legend(lab (1 "Males")) 
> legend(lab(2   "Females")) legend(ring(0))
> 
> line ged hs yob, legend(pos(3)) legend(col(1) lab(1  "Males") lab(2
> "Females"))
> 
> DVM
> 
> 
> On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Philip Ryan wrote:
> 
> > 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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Philip Ryan
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Department of Public Health

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Faculty of Health Sciences

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