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RE: st: RE: percent format

From   "Frank de Libero" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: RE: percent format
Date   Tue, 14 Jun 2005 08:19:29 -0700

label def Coverage ... 2 `""Govt." "programs""' ...
generates an Invalid Syntax error.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 6:23 AM
Subject: RE: st: RE: percent format

Breaking labels into two lines was discussed
about 3 weeks ago:

Is that what you want? 


Frank de Libero
> The reason for -yscale(off)- points to a limitation of value labels:
> having a label break across two (or more) lines. Originally I had a
> value label of 
> "Government programs" but that took up too much space so I 
> changed it to
> "Govt. programs", but that wasn't acceptable. -yscale(off)- 
> was used so
> the label could be on two lines.
> From my view, being able to put value labels on more than one line is
> about a 2 on a ten-scale of desirability in Stata, but it would be a
> nice touch.

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