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st: Weighted scatterplot with -mlabel-

From   "Richard Upward" <>
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Subject   st: Weighted scatterplot with -mlabel-
Date   Thu, 08 Jun 2006 09:09:19 +0100

Dear Statalisters

I am trying to produce a weighted scatterplot which includes labels for each point.  But when I use the -msymbol- option, the weighting seems to be removed.  A silly example:

sysuse auto
scatter price mpg [fweight=weight]
scatter price mpg [fweight=weight], mlabel(make)

The first scatter command weights the points, the second does not.  Is this behaviour a "bug" or a "feature", or am I missing something obvious?

I am using Stata/SE 9.2 for Windows
Born 17 May 2006


Richard Upward
School of Economics
University of Nottingham
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