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st: RE: fill bars


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: fill bars
Date   Fri, 4 Apr 2003 13:41:12 +0100

Edwin Leuven
> 
> Does someone know how to fill bars (in a bar graphs) with a 
> pattern instead of 
> a color? I couldn't find it in the manual (stata 8).

I don't think you can. Stata bears to heart 
the warnings of Edward Tufte in his magnificent 
trilogy against the graphical horrors of 
such patterns, many of which provoke vibratory 
illusions. So plain colours only! 

For references, see 
http://www.edwardtufte.com

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