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Benjamin Hulley <bhulley@ucsd.edu> |

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st: RE: Graphing Frustrations |

Date |
Tue, 19 Aug 2003 17:00:01 -0700 |

After much trial and error I have resolved my graphing problem. I'm unsure if this is a bug or just my misunderstanding however, the reason I could not get Stata to produce a box graph was my data labels. I had labeled the missing values .a "missing" .b "N/A". Producing a data set with out the missing value labels allows me to produce box graphs. Additionally labeling non missing values gave me no problems, and I could produce box graphs. Can anyone confirm this bug?

BH

On Tuesday, August 19, 2003, at 04:40 PM, Nick Cox wrote:

Sorry, but I get a box plot for a replication of these data. I'm using . about Stata/SE 8.1 for Windows Born 01 Jul 2003 Copyright (C) 1985-2003 Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Benjamin Hulley- drinkalc - was in fact a poor example of my problem so I will use - oasm_agg - and I apologize for the mixing up graph and bar charts. I am most interested in a box plot, though I have the same problem for bar graphs. Here are the results of trying to produce a box plot of oasm_agg followed by a tabulation of the same variable. Again, using the precursor data sets I was successfully able to produce a box plot of oasm_agg (the only changes to oasm_agg between the two files are labeling its missing values and relabeling the variable itself) . graph box oasm_agg invalid syntax invalid syntax invalid syntax invalid syntax invalid syntax r(198); . tab oasm_agg OASM | aggression | score | Freq. Percent Cum. ------------+----------------------------------- 0 | 546 53.48 53.48 1 | 80 7.84 61.31< snip >45 | 1 0.10 99.90 49 | 1 0.10 100.00 ------------+----------------------------------- Total | 1,021 100.00* * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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