[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

RE: st: Formatting questions for metan command

From   "Richard Forshee" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   RE: st: Formatting questions for metan command
Date   Tue, 18 Dec 2007 15:45:06 -0500

I should have specified that I am still using Stata 9.2.  

Richard A. Forshee 

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Anders
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 3:32 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: st: Formatting questions for metan command

Did you try the graph editor in Stata 10?

Anders Alexandersson
[email protected]

Richard Forshee <[email protected]> wrote:

> I have a quantitative meta-analysis manuscript that is very nearly
> by a journal.  The editors have requested some technical changes in the
> forest plot that I generated using the terrific "metan" command that is
> available on SSC.  Specifically, they request that leading zeroes be
> included on the x-axis and that the p-value on the I-V overall line be
> listed as p=0.001 instead of the p=0.000 that is generated by the package.
> My command is:
> metan coef se1, label(namevar=study) second(random) texts(120) ///
> xtitle("Effect Size and 95% Confidence Interval") xlabel(-0.3, 0, 0.3,
> In a standard twoway graph, I believe it is possible to force the leading
> zero using a format option, e.g., xlabel(, format(%02.1f)).  This does not
> seem to be allowed with metan because when I try it I get an error:
> "Unknown        function        format()".
> Any suggestions that would help me to tweak the graph to meet the
> specifications of the editors would be appreciated.
*   For searches and help try:

*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2024 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index