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st: RE: RE: Axis Label Overlap


From   "Carter Rees" <carterrees@gmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: Axis Label Overlap
Date   Wed, 30 Aug 2006 18:12:34 -0400

Once again, thanks Nick.

Carter Rees
-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 5:51 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: Axis Label Overlap

Presumably you don't want both a big and a little
label for any numbers, contrary to what you are asking 
for. Thus I would try 

xlabel(2(.5)4) xmlabel(2.1(.1)2.4 2.6(.1)2.9 <etc>) 

where <etc> is left as a small piece of fun. 

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

Carter Rees
 
> When I specify the axis label options xlabel(2(.5)4, grid 
> labsize(vsmall))
> xmlabel(2(.1)4) grid labsize(tiny)) The labels overlap for 2, 
> 2.5, 3, 2.5,
> and 4.
> 
> Page 51 of Stata Graphics states that the use of ylabel and 
> ymtick should
> result in non-overlapping labels.  Is it possible to make the 
> same rule
> apply to the combination of xlabel and xmlabel?

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