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st: RE: Twoway scatter


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Twoway scatter
Date   Mon, 29 Nov 2004 12:24:46 -0000

Your last command makes no reference to your -pos- variable
but puts all the labels at the 3 p.m. position. 

I guess that you need to reissue your first command. 

Ulrick Kohler has an -egen- function _gmlabvpos 
on SSC. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Marwan Khawaja

> In version 7, I used to replace labels in a scatterplot with 
> no problem -- now
> it does not seem to work.
> This used to work fine.
> 	twoway (scatter HOMEB URBAN, sort mlabel(ARAB_COU) mlabv(pos) ))
> 	replace pos= 9 if ARAB_CO=="Jordan"
> But now (version 8.2),  it seems I cannot change the position 
> after the command,
> 	twoway (scatter HOMEB URBAN, sort mlabel(ARAB_COU) 
> mlabposition(3))
> 
> Any suggestion on how to change the position of the labels 
> (to make the graph
> less crowded/readable)?

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