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st: AW: Pasting Graphs created with s1rcolor Looses Formatting?

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: AW: Pasting Graphs created with s1rcolor Looses Formatting?
Date   Tue, 2 Mar 2010 16:13:26 +0100


Same behavior on my end. You can, however, save as png and then paste, which
does preserve the color.


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
[] Im Auftrag von Ploutz-Snyder,
Robert (JSC-SK)[USRA]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 2. März 2010 15:49
Betreff: st: Pasting Graphs created with s1rcolor Looses Formatting?

Why is it that when I create a graph using the s1rcolor scheme (reverse
color w black background), Copy it, then Paste it into PowerPoint (or other
applications) the color scheme is completely lost?  But if I use Graph
Combine on the same graph (even if when combining no other graph), the color
scheme sticks?  Is there a way to kill this annoying feature??

If you graph using scatter x y, scheme(s2color) , the copy/paste preserves
the formatting.

But if you graph using scatter x y, scheme(s1rcolor), the paste removes the
formatting and results in a white background with all other features a dim

NOTE that even after fine-tuning a graph using Graph Editor, while it may
look perfect on screen within STATA, once pasted into PPT or other
applications all formatting is lost.

Rob Ploutz-Snyder

Robert J. Ploutz-Snyder, PhD
Senior Research Scientist III (Biostatistician), University Space Research
Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical
Human  Adaptation & Countermeasures Division
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center /SK
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
281-483-6296 (office)
281-483-2888 (fax)
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