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"Norton, Sam J" <s.j.norton@herts.ac.uk> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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

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Tue, 14 Oct 2008 14:54:59 +0100 |

Hi -asciiplot- gives me the same characters reported by Leny: 178=^2 and 179=^3. I suspect this is because my OS is Windows XP, whereas Kit is probably using a Mac or Unix. Additionally, I have just noticed that Greek letters are available using the Symbol font. This is useful if only characters available with this font are needed. Sam -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Leny Mathew Sent: 14 October 2008 14:32 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: re: symbol for ">=" in graph text box Hi Kit..Thanks for the comment. This is completely strange since the 'asciiplot' on my system shows 'char(178)' and 'char(179)' as '2' and '3' respectively! I'm using stata V10.1, and have graph preferences set to courier new. The values using the display command is below. . display char(179) ³ . display char(178) ² When I checked the ASCII codes, I found the codes for \leq and \geq as 243 and 242 in the extended ASCII list. I must be overlooking something, but it doesn't seem obvious! Leny On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 6:49 AM, Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu> wrote: > < > > In my prior posting > > local ti "price `=char(178)' 10000" > scatter price mpg if price>=10000,ti("`ti'") > > should have referred to char(179) to display \geq rather than \leq, given > the -if- condition. > > Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin > http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html > An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata: > http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html > > > * > * 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/ * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: re: symbol for ">=" in graph text box***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: re: symbol for ">=" in graph text box***From:*Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>

**Re: st: re: symbol for ">=" in graph text box***From:*"Leny Mathew" <lenymathewc@gmail.com>

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