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RE: st: problem scatterplot in Stata11

From   Maarten buis <>
To   stata list <>
Subject   RE: st: problem scatterplot in Stata11
Date   Tue, 17 Aug 2010 12:05:34 +0000 (GMT)

--- Peter Claeys wrote:
> I run the following command in Stata11 to produce a scatterplot
> of two series, X and Y
> twoway (scatter X Y, mlabel(country)) (lfit X Y)
> and get the following error message:
> option mtextq() not allowed

I cannot reproduce that error, the example below runs as 

*--------------- begin example ----------------
sysuse auto
twoway scatter mpg weight, mlabel(make) || ///
       lfit mpg weight
*--------------- end example ------------------
(For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see: )

Are your .ado files and executable in sync?
Type in Stata:
update all
update swap

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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