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Re: st: RE: adding line y=x


From   Clive Nicholas <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: adding line y=x
Date   Fri, 25 Jun 2010 22:25:01 +0100

Nick Cox replied to Jeph Herrin:

> su var1, meanonly
> twoway (scatter var2 var1, ytitle(`: var label var2')
> xtitle(`: var label var1')) (function equality = x, ra(0 `=r(max)'))
>
> -twoway function- is odd. -x- is a placeholder for the x-axis variable.
> I tend to use some nonce name for the y variable like "equality" because
> that then becomes the legend default.

I never thought I'd live to read an email from Nick containing the
word 'nonce' in it. I should have gone to Paddy Power...

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