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Re: st: FW: Adding a scalar to a graph note

From   Phil Schumm <>
Subject   Re: st: FW: Adding a scalar to a graph note
Date   Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:15:03 -0500

On Jun 14, 2011, at 6:34 AM, Barry Quinn wrote:
Is it possible to add a scalar which has been created from the results of a test ( in my case it's a ranksum test) into the note of a graph using some Stata code ?

Yes, you can use Stata's expression evaluator inline.  For example:

    scalar foo = 12
    sc y x, note("The value of foo is: `=foo'")

The other alternative, as Oliver noted, is to place the value into a macro instead. One advantage of this approach is that you can apply a display format to the value, if desired. For example:

    . local foo: display %06.2f 12

    . di "`foo'"

-- Phil

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