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st: RE: twoway function, controlling linepatternstyle


From   "Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: twoway function, controlling linepatternstyle
Date   Tue, 8 Mar 2005 19:49:25 -0600

This example works fine:

twoway function y = cos(x)*sqrt(x) , range(0 5) clp(dot) ///
clw(medthick) clc(blue) || function y = cos(x)*sqrt(x), /// 
range(5 10) clp(dash) clw(medthick) clc(blue) || /// 
function y = cos(x)*sqrt(x) , range(10 15) clp(solid) /// 
clw(medthick) clc(blue)  legend(off)


Scott


> -----Original Message-----
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> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of SamL
> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 5:46 PM
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> Cc: SamL@demog.berkeley.edu
> Subject: st: twoway function, controlling linepatternstyle
> 
> I am attempting to graph four different functions on one graph; each
> function will have 3 different segments.  I want different segments to
> have different linepatternstyles.
> 
> I checked the graphics manual and it says there are function_options and
> line_options:
> 
> "-line_options- are any of the options allowed by graph twoway line; see
> [G] graph twoway line."
> 
> I went to graph twoway line and it says:
> 
> "line_options are . . . any of the options allowed by graph twoway scatter
> with exception of marker options, marker_placement_options, and
> marker_label_options, which will be ignored if specified.  See {G} graph
> twoway scatter."
> 
> I went to graph twoway scatter and there, on page 337, under
> connect_options, it lists clpattern(linepatternstyle) as an option to
> specify whether a line is solid, dashed, etc.
> 
> Yet, when I use the cl(linepatternstyle) command in writing the code for
> my job, stata says that the option is not available for function graphs.
> 
> So . . . I am puzzled.  Any insights on what to do to get control over the
> linepatterning in function graphs (with multiple, complex functions) is
> greatly appreciated.
> 
> PS--I updated stata earlier this morning (around 11AM PST), and the
> problem still occurs.
> 
> Thanks for any assistance you can provide.
> 
> Sam
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