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st: RE: RE: RE: oneway graph


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: RE: oneway graph
Date   Mon, 10 Feb 2003 19:54:11 -0000

> In playing around, I tried
> 
> . scatter rep78 mpg, yscale(reverse) jitter(1)
> 
> and I get no data points shown.
> 
> ??? Anyone confirm that? Able to explain it?

Lee Sieswerda

> I can confirm your observation, and maybe sort of explain 
> it. Apparently,
> when using the -yscale(reverse)- option with -jitter-, all 
> of the y-values
> are recoded to zeroes. Try the same command you had trouble 
> with, but add
> the -ylab- option and you'll see everything clustered on 
> y=0. You couldn't
> see any data because by default your yscale ended at 1.
> 
> scatter rep78 mpg, jitter(1) yscale(reverse) ylab(0(1)7)
> 
> This is probably a bug that needs to be fixed.
> 

So that's they were hiding. 

Where have all the data gone?
Gone to zeros, ev'ry one. 
When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

-- folk song not known in Texas? 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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