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Re: st: Replacing numbers on x axis with text

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Replacing numbers on x axis with text
Date   Thu, 10 May 2007 19:11:22 +0100 (BST)

--- Raphael Fraser <> wrote:
> How do I replace the numbers on the x-axis with text in a twoway
> graph? I have tried the option text(y x "text here") but its not what
> I was expecting. Its purpose is to add text to the plot region.

*------------- begin example ----------
sysuse auto, clear
twoway scatter price mpg, /*
*/ xlab(10 "a" 20 "b" 30 "c" 40 "d")
*-------------- end example -----------
(For more on how to use examples I sent to the Statalist, see: )

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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The Netherlands

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