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RE: st: RE: Drawing an arrow from textbox to point [Stata 8]
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?
>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?
>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)
>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.
Eric G. Wruck
2535 Sherwood Road
Columbus, OH 43209
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