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Re: st: RE: Controlling display format for -addlabel- option on -histogram-

From   Ronan Conroy <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: Controlling display format for -addlabel- option on -histogram-
Date   Mon, 11 Feb 2008 12:10:10 +0000

On 11 Feb 2008, at 12:01, Nick Cox wrote:

I think you might need to go a long way round and use
-twoway__histogram_gen- followed by -string(,)- to create a
string variable that you could use as marker labels. On the face of it,
a -format()- option or suboption would seem natural in this context.
I was afraid that the answer might look like this.

For a person well-versed in Stata, this is a 'yes, maybe' answer. However, for my colleague, it probably says 'no, you can't'.

Perhaps the kind folks at Statacorp would include an option to control the format of the numbers displayed by -addlabel- to the dialogue.

P Before printing, think about the environment
Ronan Conroy
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