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Re: st: graph: ytitle position


From   Philip Ryan <philip.ryan@adelaide.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: graph: ytitle position
Date   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 11:13:49 +0930

Another method is to recognise that a title is defined within a textbox, and can take options allowed for the textbox. So we could use the dimensions of the box (which you don't see, by default) to induce the appearance of a gap.

try:

sysuse auto, clear

graph two scatter price mpg, ytitle(, height(1))

graph two scatter price mpg, ytitle(, height(10))

or, bizarrely:

graph two scatter price mpg, ytitle(, height(-5)) xtitle(, height(20))

Phil




At 07:51 PM 9/06/2004 -0500, you wrote:

I found something like this will do the trick most of the time:

twoway (scatter y x, sort), ytitle("Y" " ") xtitle("X" " ")

This adds a blank line below the axis title.


Sometimes rotating the axis labels also helps:

twoway (scatter y x, sort), ytitle("Y" " ") xtitle("X" " ") ylabel(, angle(horizontal))

In general, casual empiricism tell me that adding a blank line will work
with any type of title.

DVM

On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 dcrawfo@itsa.ucsf.edu wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Sorry to trouble you, but...
>
> How do I control ytitle/xtitle position so as to put a little more room
> between the axis and the title?
>
> In the title command one can use: ti("title", position() ring()), but
> these didn't work with ytitle. _margin_ increased the area to the left of
> the graph, which gave more room, but that isn't what I'm after. And
> finally bm() had no effect I could see.
>
> Thank you very much for your help.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Douglas Crawford
> Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Biochemistry
> UCSF
>
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