Notice: On March 31, it was **announced** that Statalist is moving from an email list to a **forum**. The old list will shut down on April 23, and its replacement, **statalist.org** is already up and running.

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels |

Date |
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 16:40:52 +0100 |

As I understand it, -update- must be typed by a person. Nick On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote: > that's the problem! The UNIX Version didn't get updated for quite some > time... > Since I don't have the system rights to perform the update myself, > I'll have to ask the administrators. :-) > > Dose anyone know if it is possible to perform the updated automatically? > > Thanks a lot. > > Oliver > > Am 14.04.2011 17:28, schrieb Nick Cox: >> >> According to -help whatsnew-, this was fixed last year: >> >> -------- update 04nov2010 >> ----------------------------------------------------- >> >> 3. graph, by() would exit with an error when any of the variables >> specified in option by() had value labels or string values that >> contained commas. This has been fixed. >> >> Is your Unix version up-to-date? >> >> Nick >> >> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 4:04 PM, Oliver Jones >> <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote: >> >>> I just came across a problem while using the twoway option by(). >>> When the value labels of the variable in by() has a comma the graph >>> can not be plotted. >>> This little example reproduces the error: >>> >>> ************ Begin example ************* >>> sysuse auto, clear >>> >>> * Define a label with a comma in the label value. >>> label define lbl_foreign 0 "Domestic, i.e. Made in USA" 1 "Foreign" >>> label values foreign lbl_foreign >>> >>> tw (scatter mpg price) (lfit mpg price), by(foreign) >>> ************ End example ************* >>> >>> Just as I was preparing this example I found out that this problem seems >>> to >>> be >>> related to the operating system in use. >>> There is no problem using Windows, but I get an error message when I do >>> the >>> same >>> commands on the UNIX Server... >>> >>> Dose anyone has an explanation? Or is this a question for the Stata >>> Technical Services? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels***From:*Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de>

**Re: st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels***From:*Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de>

- Prev by Date:
**Re: st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels** - Next by Date:
**Re: st: path analysis sureg, cmdok, boostrap with imputed data?** - Previous by thread:
**Re: st: graph twoway option by() dose not allow variable with a comma in the value labels** - Next by thread:
**st: spivreg diagnostics** - Index(es):