# Comparison of plots using Stata, R base, R lattice, and R ggplot2, Part I: Histograms

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One of the nicer things about many statistics packages is the extremely granular control you get over your graphical output. But I lack the patience to set dozens of command line flags in R, and I’d rather not power the computer by pumping the mouse trying to set all the clicky-box options in Stata’s graphics editor. I want something that just looks nice, using the out-of-the-box defaults.
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