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Re: st: Special character


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Special character
Date   Wed, 6 Feb 2008 12:24:25 -0500

Technically the character "" is not a part of ASCII, but the codes
you are looking for are 242 and 243, and they have different meanings,
depending on the font being used. Codes after 127 are different
depending on the codepage, so your program might produce different
output on different computers.
242 and 243 are rendered as you wish with the Terminal font on Windows.

Also see the "Character Map" application, which was is with Windows
(since version 1.03???) for the codes.

Is there any way to change the font in the output window from the program?

Best,
   Sergiy Radyakin

On 2/6/08, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --  "Julien D." wrote:
> > I am using Kaplan Meier (sts graph) with risktable instruction like
> > this...
> >
> >  risktable ( ,order( 1  "< 10" 2 ">= 10"  ))
> >
> > and I would like to display in the graphic table a "" symbol
> > instead of
> > ">="..
> >
> > I tried the method `=char(XXX)' but I m not sur that this character
> > exist in ASCII...
>
> I have no idea what the "" symbol is, but you can get a list of all
> ascii characters with -asciiplot- downloadable from -ssc- (in Stata
> type -ssc describe asciiplot- and -ssc install asciiplot-)
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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