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Alan Neustadtl <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Reporting proper format of numbers in a graph |

Date |
Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:39:49 -0400 |

The following should work for you: /***********************************/ sysuse auto, clear corr mpg weight local cxy: display %5.3f r(rho) di "Stored correlation: " r(rho) di "Formatted Correlation:" `cxy' /**********************************/ Best, Alan On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Benjamin Villena Roldan <bvillena@troi.cc.rochester.edu> wrote: > Hello Statalist, > I'm currently including some correlations in the notes of a graph. I want > the format of this correlation to include just 3 decimals. So far, my > approach is to compute the reported correlation in the following way > > - > corr x y > local cxy=round(1000*r(rho))/1000 > twoway(line x y), note("corr(x,y)= `cxy' ") > - > > For most of the graphs I'm doing this procedure works fine, but in a few > cases the graph note reports correlations that look like 0.6750000000000001 > . This rounding error is killing the aesthetic of my graph! > Does anyone know another way to handle this problem so that I can always > report three-decimal correlations? > > Thanks, > > Benjamin > > * > * 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/

**References**:**Re: st: three-way tables, exporting to tex***From:*Johannes Geyer <JGeyer@diw.de>

**Re: st: three-way tables, exporting to tex***From:*"Martin Weiss" <Martin.Weiss1@gmx.de>

**st: Reporting proper format of numbers in a graph***From:*"Benjamin Villena Roldan" <bvillena@troi.cc.rochester.edu>

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