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Re: st: New Resource for Using R with Stata

From   David Airey <david.airey@Vanderbilt.Edu>
Subject   Re: st: New Resource for Using R with Stata
Date   Thu, 11 Oct 2007 15:14:21 -0500


Today I learned you cannot rotate text outside the plot region in R base graphics (like tick labels). Check plus for Stata. :)

On Oct 11, 2007, at 8:28 AM, Maarten buis wrote:

--- Rob Kabacoff <> wrote:
R is a free and comprehensive statistical and graphical programming
language. It provides a wide range of  procedures that can enhance
and extend Stata's capabilities (particularly when it comes to
creating customized publication quality graphs).
At various conferences I had the following conversation:
Q: I realy liked your graphs. You must have done them in R.
A: No, Stata combined with the -lean2- scheme will give you graphs that
look pretty much the same as the graphs in R, and Stata -twoway- graphs
are as flexible as R graphs.

Maarten L. Buis
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