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

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Increase/Decrease Decimal Places without Graph Editor |

Date |
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 10:39:45 +0100 |

What documentation suggests that there is a -yformat()- option? Try ... yla(, format(%9.1f)) N.B. %9.1f, not 9.1%f. See -help format-. Nick On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 10:31 AM, Lisa Wang <lhwang0925@gmail.com> wrote: > I am wondering how I can specify the number of decimals that will show > for the x- or y-axes units without having to resort to graph editor to > adjust it. > > For instance, I wanted to do: > twoway (scatter var1 var2 if var3>0, sort), xtitle(abc) ytitle(def) > note(my notes) yformat(9.1%f) > > but it always returns option yformat not allowed. OK...If this option > is not feasible, how could I make values of the y-axis units always > display at least 1 decimal place? Or more generally, how can I ensure > that the x- or y-axes display "n" number of decimal places? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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