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Re: st: xlabel questions in graph bar options.

From   Amadou DIALLO <>
Subject   Re: st: xlabel questions in graph bar options.
Date   Wed, 2 Jan 2013 18:23:09 +0100


In this command, X is a numeric variable based on a string one, using
encode command, reason why I don't understand what is going on. Also,
more generally, is it possible to highlight a particular value on a

The second point is that I am looping across MANY datasets to produce
graphs and I want to insert these graphs automatically in Excel or
Word. The point is, Adept (downloadable from the World Bank site),
which is a Stata-based plateform, is doing (it inserts both
pre-formatted tables and graphs in excel) this but the authors, Zurab
Sajaia and Sergiy Radyakin, are not disclosing the stata commands
(embedded in the exe). Maybe, as a wishlist, they can format these
commands to make it general to the users?

Third, I'll try the file command and see what happens.


2013/1/2, Nick Cox <>:
> Strictly, you could use -file- to process Stata .gph files, but I
> can't think that would be any use in this context.
> Nick
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 4:17 PM, Nick Cox <> wrote:
>> What would "direct to [MS E]xcel"? mean? You can -graph export- graphs
>> in various file formats that MS Excel can read. Otherwise you can copy
>> graphs via the Windows clipboard (I guess that you are using MS
>> WIndows).
>> Similar comments apply to [MS W]ord.
>> -file- is not applicable to graph files.
>> Nick
>> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Amadou DIALLO <>
>> wrote:
>>> 3. Is there any way to export or send stata graphs directly to excel
>>> (or to word using the file command)?
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Amadou B. DIALLO, PhD.
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