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RE: st: RE: Drawing an arrow from textbox to point [Stata 8]


From   "Eric G. Wruck" <ewruck@econalytics.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: Drawing an arrow from textbox to point [Stata 8]
Date   Wed, 18 May 2005 13:10:02 -0400

What you have below I just pasted in the do-Editor & it worked perfectly.  Before you didn't have the /// continuation & I had mistakenly thought that that was what the || was for.  So what does the || denote & where would I read about it?

Thanks,

Eric



>The -lcolor()- point is explained in another posting.
>
>I can't reproduce your other error. This works for me
>in 8.2 and 9.0. Is what you typed exactly equivalent?
>
>sysuse auto
> 
>scatter mpg weight, text(41 2650 "top car") ///
>         || scatteri 41 2100 41 2500 , recast(line) ///
>         || scatteri 41 2100 41.3 2200, recast(line) ///
>         || scatteri 41 2100 40.7 2200, recast(line)  legend(off)
>
>Nick
>n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
>Eric G. Wruck
> 
>> Like Raphael, I also obtained an the invalid option error (on
>> lcolor).  I then took out the lcolor & recast was flagged as
>> a syntax error.  I tried this both with version statements
>> 8.2 & 9.0 & obtained the same results both times.  In the
>> past I have labored with hyphens, greater-than & less-than
>> symbols to try to create "arrows".  This approach worked ok
>> but was somewhat unsatisfactory -- but not so bad so as to
>> tempt me to bring my data over to DeltaGraph.  I see Nick
>> Winter has pointed out pcarrow in Stata 9 & I look forward to
> > familiarizing myself with that.
>


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