Oops, Dave, I goofed. It wasn't until I read your comment about replacing the 1s with -1000 that I realized those -1 were data points. I now get the same graph you describe. I checked out plot & gr7 & also get the same as you. Guess Stata hasn't been fully consistent over the years with respect to this.
Eric
>I neglected to say I am using StataSE 9 on a Mac with OS 10.4 too. I do not get the axes you describe using my example below:
>
>// a simple example of the problem:
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>input y x
>-1 .
>20 50
>30 40
>40 30
>50 20
>. -1
>end
>
>scatter y x
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>// which for me gives the range of the scatter plot as 0-50 on both axes
>// the graph will look really weird if you replace the 1s with -1000.
>
>I note that both :
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>plot y x // hah!
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>and
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>gr7 y x, twoway
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>give the axes labeled from 20 to 50 as I expect.
>
>version 8.0 or 8.2 does not change the behavior from version 9.0
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>I'll send a note to Stata.
>
>-Dave
>
>>Hi Dave:
>>
>>I went straight to your simple example below. I'm using Stata 9 on a Mac (OS 10.4) & the range on both axes went from 20 to 50. Isn't that what you wanted? I don't know why it would make a difference but I'm using the s2color scheme.
>>
>>Eric
>
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