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RE: st: RE: percent format


From   Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: percent format
Date   Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:37:35 -0400

Unfortunately you can't define it at the value label level; you need to specify it in the graph command.

My -splitvallabels- command (on SSC) automates the process of splitting up value labels into pieces for multiple-line labelling on graphs, however.

-Nick WInter

At 11:19 AM 6/14/2005, you wrote:

No.
label def Coverage ... 2 `""Govt." "programs""' ...
generates an Invalid Syntax error.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 6:23 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: RE: st: RE: percent format

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

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2005-05/msg00712.html

Is that what you want?

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

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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