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RE: st: RE: Help with superscript in graphs


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Help with superscript in graphs
Date   Thu, 10 Dec 2009 16:44:13 -0000

Good question. You expect me to know all the answers? 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Nick Winter

*why* does that work?  That is, why is the superscripted text moved down 
more than the non-superscripted?

Nick Cox wrote:

> Try this. In passing, I show a more direct way to control format. 
> 
> sysuse auto, clear
> regress mpg price
> local r2 : di %04.3f e(r2)
> graph twoway  (scatter mpg price) (lfit mpg price) , legend(off) text(35  13000 "r{superscript:2} =  `r2'", alignment(bottom))
> 
> Ricardo Ovaldia, MS 
> 
> I want to include the r-square value in a graph inside the plot area:
> 
> When I specify the option:
> 
> text(25  12 "r{superscript:2} =  0`r2'"
> 
> I get the desired result except that the superscript is too far above the “r”. How do I get the superscript to be closer to the “r”
> 
> Here is an example using the auto data.
> 
> sysuse auto, clear
> regress mpg price
> local r2= round(e(r2),.0001)
> graph twoway  (scatter mpg price) (lfit mpg price) , legend(off) text(35  13000 "r{superscript:2} =  0`r2'")

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