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st: Re: overlaid dashed lines in kdensity? (Stata 8)

From   "Scott Merryman" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Re: overlaid dashed lines in kdensity? (Stata 8)
Date   Sat, 22 Feb 2003 22:26:38 -0600

This looks like a typo in the text.

kdensity weight, epanechnikov normal normopts( clpat(dash) )

will produce the normal with a dashed line.


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Subject: st: overlaid dashed lines in kdensity? (Stata 8)

> The manual [R] kdensity on pages 225 and 226 show three pictures with
> overlaid graphs which include normal and dashed lines by default. I
> was not able to reproduce the dashed lines by typing the commands. For
> example, on top of page 226 with the auto data
> . kdensity weight, epan normal
> does not give a dashed line for Normal density, it gives two normal
> lines (one for Normal density, and one for Kernel density estimate). 
> I'm using Intercooled Stata 8 for Linux on Debian stable (Libranet).
> My adofiles and executable are up-to-date. Can anyone else with Stata
> 8 please confirm or deny the lack of overlaid dashed lines in
> kdensity? I am interested in the programming problem, that's why I
> tried to reproduce the examples in the manual. Thanks in advance,
> Anders Alexandersson

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