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Re: st: RE: Formatting macro output in Graphs


From   Seb Buechte <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Formatting macro output in Graphs
Date   Mon, 21 Feb 2005 16:05:00 +0100

Nick,
thank you for you help! But after looking over my example in my
earlier mail I realised that  my first  workarround and the original
problem were mixed up!

The NOT-the-desired-results-achieving example should have looked like this:

local sqrt2=sqrt(2)
twoway function y=x , title("SQRT of 2:" %8.2f `sqrt2')

Still, what Nick has posted meets my needs.

Sebastian

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 14:51:49 -0000, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> This is legal once you balance the parentheses.
> 
> I presume you want something more like
> 
> local sqrt2 : di %8.2f sqrt(2)
> twoway function y=x, title("Test-title: `sqrt2'")
> 
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> 
> Seb Buechte
> 
> > we have just come across this question. Is there any possibility to
> > force a certain numeric format when using macros in e.g. title-option
> > of graph?
> >
> > this for example DOES NOT work:
> >
> > local sqrt2=string(sqrt(2)
> >
> > twoway function y=x, title("Test-title:" %8.2f  `sqrt2')
> 
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