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st: Re: boxplot outlier labeling
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Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 2:21 PM
Subject: st: boxplot outlier labeling
> Greetings Statalisters -
> Following a perusal of the STATA 8 graphics manual as well as
> searching STATA's help feature, I am unable to determine if the
> outliers in a boxplot can be labeled with, say, a state name.
> In STATA 7, this option was easily obtained via s([varname]) -
> did this option not make the cut with STATA 8 or are there
> intermediate steps I am unaware of??
> Many thanks in advance,
> Clint Thompson
I believe what you are looking for is [G] marker_label_options.
In the following example, the two outliers are labeled with the make of the car:
. use "C:\Stata8\auto.dta", clear
(1978 Automobile Data)
. graph box mpg, medtype(line) over(rep78) mark(1, mlab(make))
I hope this helps,
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