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"Leny Mathew" <lenymathewc@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: RE: RE: symbol for ">=" in graph text box |

Date |
Mon, 13 Oct 2008 13:29:25 -0400 |

True! Even hacking .ps doesn't work as if I open the .ps file as in notepad and change the symbol using the one from the character map, I still have to save it with ANSI coding. If I keep it as ANSI and force it to save, the ">' disappears and the "=" remains. It doesn't look like unicode is compatible with .ps. I'll post a listing if I figure out a way to this. Leny On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > <> > > No, "over" does not capture the = bit. > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox > Sent: 13 October 2008 17:40 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: st: RE: symbol for ">=" in graph text box > > Hitherto in such cases I have used the word "over". > > Some people have saved to .eps and hacked the PostScript. > > Otherwise I agree with your general drift that it would be very nice if > it were easier than it appears to be. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Leny Mathew > > I'm trying to include the 'correct' symbol > for ">=" in the legend text box in a graph. Looking through the > archives, I found Nick Cox's article on inserting awkward characters > in stata which recommended using the 'char' command with the ASCII > codes. This would have worked, but the ASCII code for ">=" comes under > the extended list (code- 242) and this produces a different character > which corresponds to 242 in the ANSI list. It looks like ">=" doesn't > exist in the ANSI list! > Another option was to use the method suggested by David Harrison in > http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2005-03/msg00483.html. I could > modify the font that I was using by replacing a least used character > by the ">=" sign from the ASCII list > I ran into trouble with this as I couldn't replace a character with > the ">=" symbol. > > Is there any easy way of doing this? I would think that the symbol for > ">=" would be commonly used in graphs and was under the impression > that this would be a simple thing to do! > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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