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Re: st: Re: Histogram % sign


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Re: Histogram % sign
Date   Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:20:08 -0400

Dear Statalist user,
NIck is right that having % once  might be enough (especially in
manuscripts) .... but during poster presentations / oral
presentations, having symbols/signs etc improves readability for
audience ....just my opinion.
Again, Thanks a lot nick for the help


On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 3:04 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> The posting cited says precisely nothing about % signs.
>
> But the method there can easily be extended to show % signs too. The key step is
>
> gen percent = string(pc, "%2.1f")  + "%"
>
> As far as -catplot- (SSC) is concerned,  it is and will remain true
> while under it's under my control that -catplot- will not (be able to)
> show % signs on top of bars.
>
> Even for groups of readers under age 7 or senior executives, should
> not be mentioning percent, percentage or % once somewhere be enough?
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 11 June 2013 05:59, Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Statalist users,
>>
>> I am generating multiple histograms and trying to place % sign on top
>> of the  bars as  mentioned by Nick cox in
>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-09/msg00056.html
>> Is there a simpler way to do it in stata OR are there any user written
>> programs . ( The catplot suggested by Nick Cox doesnt' show the %).
>>
>> Along the same lines, is it possible to format the bar label to round
>> them to nearest whole numbers.Looks like the format option is not
>> available  in bar label properties.
>>
>> As always , thank you very much for your time and effort.
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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