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st: RE: how to make the X axis increment by a certain value


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to make the X axis increment by a certain value
Date   Wed, 23 Nov 2005 16:14:20 -0000

foreach x in x1 x2 x3 x4 x5 { 
	su `x', meanonly 
	local xmin = floor(r(min)) 
	local xmax = ceil(r(max)) 
	scatter y `x', xla(`xmin'/`xmax') 
} 

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

Haidong Wang
 
> I know in Stata allows us to set the axis like xlabel(1(1)10), but if
> I am running a loop and the min and max of X axis vary from graph to
> graph, can I tell Stata to label X axis at every 1 value of X (or
> every 2) without specifying the min. and max. of X? I am sure there is
> a way to do it in Stata.

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