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Re: st: graph: how to draw 45 degree reference line

From   Friedrich Huebler <>
Subject   Re: st: graph: how to draw 45 degree reference line
Date   Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:05:15 -0400

-line price price- is easy but depending on the resolution of the
display the line will not appear entirely straight. The appearance
also depends on how the data are sorted. -function- with the option
n(2) yields a cleaner graph. The setting of the range can be

. sysuse auto, clear
. sum price, meanonly
. local xmin = r(min)
. local xmax = r(max)
. twoway (scatter weight price) (function y=x, range(`xmin' `xmax')
n(2)), aspect(1)

A related discussion can be found in the archives.


On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 4:21 PM, Kit Baum <> wrote:
> Easier to just
> . line price price, aspect(1)
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