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Re: st: Changing Font in Legends


From   Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Changing Font in Legends
Date   Sat, 11 May 2013 16:12:27 +1000

You can definitely have different fonts in the one graph. See -help graph text- and the following silly example:

sysuse auto, clear
separate mpg, by(foreign)
scatter mpg0 mpg1 weight , legend(order(1 "{stSerif:Domestic}" 2 "{stSans:Foreign}"))

Phil

On 11/05/2013, at 12:47 AM, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:

> David,
> 
> font type is a per-graph setting. Individual graph elements can not have
> fonts that are different from each other. To set fontface for the whole
> graph right-click the graph and select font in the <Preferences>
> dialog.
> 
> If you are writing a general program, avoid referring to a particular font
> since this is platform specific. Use aliases reported and set with the
> -graph set window- command. For example:
> 
> graph set window fontface fontfaceserif
> 
> will set whatever the font the user wants to use for serif-type, which
> can happen to be Arial on a Windows machine.
> 
> Best, Sergiy
> 
> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 12:25 AM, David Crow <david.crow@cide.edu> wrote:
>> Dear All:
>> 
>> I have a scatterplot for which I'd to use one font, Times New Roman,
>> generally, and another, Arial, for marker labels and in the legend.
>> How can I do this?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> David
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