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Re: st: Size of dots in a scatter plot

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: Size of dots in a scatter plot
Date   Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:59:59 +0100

The -ms()- option belongs with the -scatter-. Try

twoway (scatter lsFR lsUS, msymbol(o) msize(vtiny))
(mband lsFR lsUS) if sUS+sFR < .


On 10 April 2013 11:49, Estrella Gomez <> wrote:

> I would like to make a graph combining the scatters with a median
> band. However, since I have many observations, I would like to obtain
> smaller dots in the graph. The command with normal size, that works
> without problem, is:
> twoway (scatter lsFR lsUS) (mband lsFR lsUS) if sUS+sFR~=.
> If I specify
> twoway (scatter lsFR lsUS) (mband lsFR lsUS) if sUS+sFR~=., msymbol(o)
> msize(vtiny)
> I obtain the answer "option msymbol() not allowed". Does anybody know
> how should I specify this option?
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