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"Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Frustrating problem with Stata 10 graph editor |

Date |
Wed, 15 Aug 2007 15:35:58 -0400 |

Dear Mr. Wolfe, I don't know if this helps, but try this: there is a file in ADO\BASE\_ that is called _fr_runlog.ado Back-up this file to a safe place and then edit it to have compound quotes (`" "' instead of " ") everywhere in that file. For some reason this file quotes the strings in regular quotes. I had other troubles because of this, but I had no permission to change the system file, so had to find a workaround. A question to Stata, Corp. Was it intended to be single quotes in that file, or could it be compound quotes in the next version? I am not sure if this will fix your problem, Mr. Wolfe, but if it fails, I guess you can open the .gph file in any HEX editor and replace the % sign to any "safe" symbol manually, and then try to read the file again. I would also recommend to restore the modified _fr_runlog.ado after you are done. Best regards, Sergiy On 8/15/07, Fred Wolfe <fwolfe@arthritis-research.org> wrote: > The graph editor is quite nice and very useful. However, I have run > into a problem. I was making an hbar graph, made many modifications, > and then modified blabel to add a % sign (what many of us had asked > for on the list). The editor accepted the % sign. I saved the graph, > but when I tried to use it I received this message: > > plotregion1.barlabels[8].text invalid name > error (198) reading file > Error in file, skipping lines: > .plotregion1.barlabels[8].text.Arrpush 3.8% > <EndItem> > graph1.gversion invalid name > > I am now unable to -use- the graph and all of my time and work is > lost. I know better now, but I suggest that the editor not allow > entries that will crash the graph. > > Fred > > > > > > Fred Wolfe > National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases > Wichita, Kansas > Tel +1 316 263 2125 > fwolfe@arthritis-research.org > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Undocumented zip/unzip capabilities of Stata 10***From:*"Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>

**st: Frustrating problem with Stata 10 graph editor***From:*Fred Wolfe <fwolfe@arthritis-research.org>

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