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st: RE: xline abbreviation?

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: xline abbreviation?
Date   Tue, 17 Jun 2008 17:24:26 +0100

-xl()- is being taken as -xlabel()-. This does contradict the


Martin Weiss

I am wondering why the abbreviation -xl- does not work for -xline- but
does, contrary to what -h added_line_options- says:

sysuse auto, clear
su mpg, mean
loc mean `r(mean)'

hist mpg, xl(`mean') name(hist1, replace) nodraw
hist mpg, xli(`mean') name(hist2, replace) nodraw
hist mpg, xline(`mean') name(hist3, replace) nodraw

gr combine hist1 hist2 hist3, rows(1)

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