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st: RE: overlay symbols in graph legend?
I am not sure I understand all the desires and constraints here.
A graph like
line l* x || scatter l* x,
ms(Oh Dh Sh Th O D S T smplus)
legend(order(10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18))
might be a starting point.
> I am trying to create a black and white line graph of 9 variables.
> There aren't really enough obviously distinct clpatterns for this, so
> I've tried to be a bit inventive(!) What I'd like to do, is use
> -connected-, but with very few markers. I'm not able to use connected
> directly because I am plotting curves (output from another program) so
> the markers overlap.
> Instead I've generated a new "m" variable for each "line" variable I'm
> plotting with values at only a few points, and used
> twoway (line l1-l9 x) (scatter m1-m9 x)
> This gives me the lines I want, but now I'd like to overlay
> the legends
> too, so that the variable label for l1 is put beside a line with a
> marker in the middle, as if I'd used -connected-.
> To give an idea of what I want, here's the graph "so far":
> (it's currently in colour to make things easier for me - I'm
> loooking at
> several of these - but will eventually be black and white).
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