[G-2] set scheme -- Set default scheme
set scheme schemename [, permanently]
query graphics shows the graphics settings, which includes the graphics
set scheme allows you to set the graphics scheme to be used. The default
setting is s2color.
permanently specifies that in addition to making the change right now,
the scheme setting be remembered and become the default setting when
you invoke Stata.
The graphics scheme specifies the overall look for the graph. You can
specify the scheme to be used for an individual graph by specifying the
scheme() option on the graph command, or you can specify the scheme once
and for all by using set scheme.
See [G-4] schemes intro for a description of schemes and a list of
One of the available schemenames is economist, which roughly corresponds
to the style used by The Economist magazine. If you wanted to make the
economist scheme the default for the rest of this session, you could type
. set scheme economist
and if you wanted to make economist your default, even in subsequent
sessions, you could type
. set scheme economist, permanently