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RE: AW: st: Graph edits


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: AW: st: Graph edits
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2010 20:05:31 +0100

<>

" 
In Stata 11 I have no problem editing individual labels to change their 
size/color."


Am I mixing up threads, or did Sripal say he is a Stata 10 user?


HTH
Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Winter
Sent: Dienstag, 23. März 2010 20:03
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: AW: st: Graph edits

In Stata 11 I have no problem editing individual labels to change their 
size/color.

To make them bold, just change the relevant text in the id variable from 
"Text" to "{bf:Text}"

- NW

On 3/23/2010 9:57 AM, Martin Weiss wrote:
>
> <>
>
> You could use the official example from -help metan-:
>
>
> *************
> use http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/metan_example_data, clear
> metan_examples metan_example_custom
> *************
>
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Nick Winter
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. März 2010 14:52
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: Graph edits
>
> If you give an example command that generates your forest plot, and
> describe the changes you want done to that plot, I'll bet Statalisters
> could make it happen.  Or at least would have a better shot at it than
> now, not knowing exactly how you generated the basic plot.
>
> - NW
>
> On 3/23/2010 9:42 AM, Sripal Kumar wrote:
>> My biggest problem is increasing the font size.  Even if I use "huge"
>> or "v huge", nothing happens and the font on the forest plot is still
>> small.  I wonder if this is only for a forest plot.
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Martin Weiss<martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> wrote:
>>>
>>> <>
>>>
>>> " In addition, I prefer to selectively highlight the main
>>> results of the plot by using the bold option.  "
>>>
>>>
>>> Which "bold option" are you referring to? Stata 10 did not feature
> options
>>> for bold text on graphs, as far as I recall. That was introduced in
Stata
>>> 11.
>>>
>>> See -help whatsnew10to11-:
>>> "See 7.  You can now put bold and italic text, Greek letters, symbols,
>>> superscripts, and subscripts on graphs!"
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> HTH
>>> Martin
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Sripal
Kumar
>>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. März 2010 14:33
>>> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>> Betreff: Re: st: Graph edits
>>>
>>> Well there are a few things where the graphics editor doesnt work for
>>> me.  In a forest plot (for meta analysis), even though I try to
>>> increase the font size of the txt using the editor, nothing seem to
>>> happen.  Moreover, it creates a frame around the graph, which I like
>>> to remove.  In addition, I prefer to selectively highlight the main
>>> results of the plot by using the bold option.  None of these work or
>>> rather, I havent figured out an easy way to do it.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Nick Winter<nwinter@virginia.edu>
> wrote:
>>>> George Hoffman has replied suggesting this might be an OS issue; I
can't
>>>> speak to that.
>>>>
>>>> But I wonder what you want in your graph that you can't do with the
> Stata
>>>> graphics editor?
>>>>
>>>> - NW
>>>>
>>>> On 3/21/2010 9:09 PM, Sripal Kumar wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I recently switched over to stata 10 for mac.  When I used to use
>>>>> windows and Stata 9, I used to edit the graphs by right clicking and
>>>>> ungrouping.  I cant seem to do with graphs created in mac.  The graph
>>>>> editor for stata 10 doesnt permit me to make all the edits I want.  Is
>>>>> there a way to save the graph so that I can use word or powerpoint to
>>>>> ungroup it and edit it.
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>> Sripal.
>>>>> *
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>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
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>>>> Assistant Professor                             434.924.3359 f
>>>> Department of Politics                  nwinter@virginia.edu e
>>>> University of Virginia          faculty.virginia.edu/nwinter w
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>>
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Assistant Professor                             434.924.3359 f
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University of Virginia          faculty.virginia.edu/nwinter w
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