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Re: st: question on local macros ina graph title


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: question on local macros ina graph title
Date   Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:15:01 +0100 (BST)

--- On Mon, 11/4/11, Data Analytics Corp. wrote:
> I'm going to produce a series of graphs in which I want the
> fist line of the title to always be "Database
> Analysis".  I created a local macro as
> 
>     local title "Database Analysis"
> 
> and then in the graph commands I used
> 
>     title(`title')
> 
> But the title came out as
> 
>     Database
>     Analysis
> 
> I want the two words Database and Analysis on one line, the
> first, of each graph.  How do I specify the macro to do
> this?

I cannot reproduce your problem. Can you change the example
below such that it produces the behavior you reported?

*-------------- begin example ---------------
sysuse auto, clear
local title "Database Analysis"
forvalues i = 1/5 {
    scatter price mpg if rep78==`i', ///
            title("`title'")         ///
            name(gr`i', replace)
}
*--------------- end example ----------------

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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