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Re: st: RE: How to display Greek letters in Stata?
There was a thread on this a few months ago that Kit Baum, I and others
contributed to. Here's one message:
You should be able to trace the rest from there.
Quoting Nick Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Stata as such as no support for Greek letters,
> unless they happen to be the same as Roman ones,
> which is true of several upper case letters.
> But you may find some appropriate font for your
> operating system. There seem to be subtle differences
> between fonts popular for showing ancient Greek,
> modern Greek and "mathematical" Greek.
> In a paper I would put any Greek, and indeed any
> non-elementary mathematics generally, in text or the
> Figure caption, but that is not a solution to your question, just
> a way of avoiding the issue.
> There are no doubt other ways round this. People
> who know PostScript may be able to comment on whether
> this can be solved by saving your graph as .eps and
> hacking at the PostScript.
> David Han
> > I want to draw a graph of hazard rate. How to display the Greek
> > letters, say gamma, in the titlte of the graph? Thank you so
> > twoway (function y = (0.5*x^(0.5-1))/(1+0.5*x^0.5), range(0 5)
> > yvarlab("a=.5") ) ///
> > title("Singh-Maddala Hazard: zeta=0.5, gamma
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