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RE: st: Re: Graph problem

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Re: Graph problem
Date   Tue, 2 Mar 2004 22:25:45 -0000

You have got to watch where the -subtitle()- goes. 

Tucked inside -by()- it applies to the whole graph. 

Otherwise it applies to each panel. 

That's not the whole answer, I guess.  


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Donald Spady
> Sent: 02 March 2004 22:00
> To:
> Subject: RE: st: Re: Graph problem
> Nick
>     What is going "wrong" is that, when creating overlaid graphs, the 
> banner for each graph has a colored background, as on page 86 
> of the graph 
> manual.  This seems to be the case for all the styles in the 
> 'by' window 
> except the Stata7 style, which creates a graph with no banner 
> and the title 
> for each separate graph is left justified.  It is possible to 
> use the other 
> styles and create a graph with a colorless banner using the command:
> "subtitle(, pos(11) nobexpand bfcolor(white) nobox)" as part 
> of the overall 
> graph command.  If I do this within the subtitle options, as 
> you suggested, 
> it does not work.  I don't know why.  even though it is the same 
> command.   Nevertheless, as I write this, I see that if Stata 7 style 
> works, why not use it.   The problem with using Stata 7 style 
> is that when 
> I try to create ticks (in this case X-axis ticks for ages 
> 1-17)  using the 
> Minor tick options 0(1)17 (so as to mark each year with a 
> single tick), I 
> get 34 ticks, which only is chartjunk.  Is there something 
> wrong with my 
> command for ticks?  I know this is long and I apologize for it.
> Don

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