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Re: st: RE: Automatically changing -ylabel()- values using -graph-


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Automatically changing -ylabel()- values using -graph-
Date   Tue, 7 Jun 2005 00:58:32 +0100 (BST)

Nick Winter replied:

> If you find yourself doing this a lot, you can use a program to generate
> the label string.  Something like this:
>
> program faclbl, rclass
>          syntax anything(name=numlist id="Label List") , ///
>                  [ Factor(int 100) local(string) ]
>
>          numlist "`numlist'"
>          foreach v in `r(numlist)' {
>                  local newlbl `"`newlbl' `v' "`=`v'*`factor''""'
>          }
>
>          return local label `newlbl'
>          if "`local'"!="" c_local `local' `newlbl'
> end
>
>
> Then you could type
>
>   . faclbl -6[2]6 , local(xlab)
>
>   . graph twoway scatter .... , xlabel(`xlab') ...

Thanks for this, Nick. Let me check out Nick Cox's -mylabels- package
first, then I can try yours and perhaps compare?

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