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"Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com> |

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

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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 15:57:12 -0400 |

Most of the time, a straight text editor won't work (you must have a hex mode) and you must replace the edited text with another character (a blank for instance). I'm going to load V10 yet this week so I'll see if the trick still works. Tom ----------------------------------- Thomas J. Steichen steicht@rjrt.com ----------------------------------- -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Fred Wolfe Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 3:48 PM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: RE: Frustrating problem with Stata 10 graph editor Tom, Thanks for the suggestion. I edited out the % in a text editor, but I guess I made it worse. In any event, my edit didn't work. I won't do it again. Fred At 02:27 PM 8/15/2007, you wrote: >Fred, > >This is just speculation but, in V9.2 graphics, you could edit and >resave a saved .gph file in a hex editor provided you did not >change the number of characters. Perhaps if you replace the % in >..plotregion1.barlabels[8].text.Arrpush 3.8% with another (valid) >character, you can recover your graph and continue editing. > >Tom > >----------------------------------- >Thomas J. Steichen >steicht@rjrt.com >----------------------------------- > >-----Original Message----- >From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Fred Wolfe >Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 3:00 PM >To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >Subject: st: Frustrating problem with Stata 10 graph editor > >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/ > >----------------------------------------- >CONFIDENTIALITY NOTE: This e-mail message, including any >attachment(s), contains information that may be confidential, >protected by the attorney-client or other legal privileges, and/or >proprietary non-public information. If you are not an intended >recipient of this message or an authorized assistant to an intended >recipient, please notify the sender by replying to this message and >then delete it from your system. Use, dissemination, distribution, >or reproduction of this message and/or any of its attachments (if >any) by unintended recipients is not authorized and may be >unlawful. > >* >* 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/ 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/

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

**st: RE: Frustrating problem with Stata 10 graph editor***From:*"Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com>

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

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