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Re: st: Stata 13 wishlist


From   Adam Olszewski <adam.olszewski@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Stata 13 wishlist
Date   Wed, 9 Jan 2013 20:08:09 -0500

My wish for Stata13: Gray's test as an option for -sts test- (or a
separate command!), so I can stop exporting datasets to R to do one
test!
AO

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is not the same as having a single -graph- command but everything
> done in the Graph Editor is reproducible by command syntax with the
> -gr_edit- command.
>
> . sysuse auto
> . graph bar rep78 headroom
> . gr_edit plotregion1.bars[1].style.editstyle shadestyle(color(gs10)) editcopy
>
> To identify the text that goes after -gr_edit- do the following:
>
> - Start the Graph Editor.
> - Start recording.
> - Make changes to the graph.
> - Stop recording and save the recording in a grec file.
> - Open the grec file in a text editor.
>
> Friedrich
>
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have already asserted that
>>
>> "All graph users would like to see a single -graph- command that would
>>  produce the final graph, but I gather that's not possible in general."
>>
>> I think StataCorp are, if possible, even keener than we are on the
>> principle that what is done is reproducible by command syntax.
>>
>> But it's my understanding from comments by StataCorp developers -- at
>> users' meetings and elsewhere -- that there are good (i.e. compelling)
>> reasons for the present situation, for example that some changes
>> appear to be possible via the Graph Editor that are not available via
>> the command syntax.
>>
>> Clearly I don't speak for StataCorp and certainly can not, and do not,
>> rule out the possibility that rewriting some of the code will solve
>> this problem, but if guesses are allowed I imagine that to be
>> unlikely.
>>
>> Nick
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