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Re: st: Problems with twoway contour


From   John Samuel <johnpetesamuel@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problems with twoway contour
Date   Tue, 1 May 2012 10:40:25 +0100

Hi Scott,
Thanks for your reply. All files are up-to-date and the example works fine.

Any ideas what might be going wrong?

Thanks
John

2012/4/30 Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>:
> Is your Stata up to date?  Both the ado-files and executable?
>
> Does the example in -twoway contour- work?
>
>   sysuse sandstone, clear
>   twoway contour depth northing easting
>
> Scott
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 8:42 AM, John Samuel <johnpetesamuel@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Statalist,
>>
>> I am having some problems with the twoway contour command.
>>
>> The command:
>> twoway contour z x y, ccuts(`pct_10' `pct_25' `pct_50' `pct_60'
>> `pct_80' `pct_90' `pct_95' `pct_99' `pct_99half') scolor(white)
>> ecolor(black)   crule(linear) title("Contour plot", size(medium))
>> subtitle("`year'", size(small)) ytitle("bla") xtitle("bla") zlabel(1
>> "10" 2 "25" 3 "50" 4 "60" 5 "80" 6 "90" 7 "95" 8 "99" 9 "99.5")
>> ztitle("Percentiles") scheme(personal)
>>
>> I get the following error message:
>>       _rbf_tps_setup():  3900  unable to allocate real <tmp>[56554,56554]
>>          _rbf_tps_wrk():     -  function returned error
>>              _rbf_tps():     -  function returned error
>>                  _rbf():     -  function returned error
>>        _contour_setup():     -  function returned error
>>       _contour_filled():     -  function returned error
>>                 <istmt>:     -  function returned error
>>
>> It does save a graph, but it doesn’t contain anything (just an empty grid).
>>
>> I think this problem might be related to Stata running out of memory.
>> Do you have any advice on how to solve it? The data is quite small
>> (only 96M). I am running Stata SE 12.1 on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine
>> with 12GB RAM.
>>
>> Thank you very much for your help.
>>
>> Best
>> John
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