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Re: st: RE: Adding a text to a histogram

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: Adding a text to a histogram
Date   Sun, 26 May 2013 07:27:30 +0100

This code depends on r(mean) being defined when you call -histogram-,
which in turn depends on the results of -summarize- being accessible
(or, more generally, the results of any command that leaves r(mean) in
its wake). So, test that by

. display r(mean)

to see what is there, just before the -histogram- call.


On 25 May 2013 22:26, menteith <> wrote:
> I managed to get something like this:
> histogram longevity, bin(10) frequency fcolor(gs14) lcolor(white) normal normopts(lcolor(black)) ytitle(Częstotliwość) ylabel(, angle(horizontal)) xlabel(#5, format(%9.0g)) graphregion(color(white)) bgcolor(white) text(4 4 "średnia`=string(`=r(mean)',"%8.2f")'", placement(right))
> but it does not show calculated mean. Why?

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