Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: Re: RE: Re: RE: looping graph and changing title


From   "R.E. De Hoyos" <redeho@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: RE: Re: RE: looping graph and changing title
Date   Tue, 3 Aug 2004 21:14:00 +0100

Problem solved. 

Thanks again Nick!

Rafa


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 9:08 PM
Subject: st: RE: Re: RE: looping graph and changing title


> Well, you must fix the rest of your program 
> accordingly. e.g.
> 
> di `name' 
> 
> to 
> 
> di "`name'" 
> 
> It's the first that is producing the 
> problem. 
> 
> Learning the difference between displaying 
> the name and the associated value is crucial 
> here. 
> 
> levels cty, local(lev)
> qui foreach y of local lev {
> local name = country1[`y']
> noi di "`name'"
> #delimit ;
> tw line var1 year if cty==`y', yaxis(1) clp(solid)  
> || line var2 year if cty==`y', yaxis(2) clp(dash)
> title("`name'") ytitle("mytitle", axis(1))
> ytitle("mytitle2", axis(2))
> legend(label(1 "label1") label(2 "label2"))
> note("mynotes");
> noi di "Graph cty`y' Saved" ;
> #delimit cr
> }
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of 
> > R.E. De Hoyos
> > Sent: 03 August 2004 20:55
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Subject: st: Re: RE: looping graph and changing title
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks Nick,
> > 
> > However I tried that (without double quotes) and the outcome is:
> > France not found       //Which happened to be the first 
> > country in the list
> > r(111);
> > 
> > When I include quotes, i.e. local name = "coutnry1[`y']", 
> > countries are
> > properly displayed but they do NOT appear in the graph title. 
> > The titles
> > still display "country1[1]" as a title for France.
> > 
> > Rafa
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
> > To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 8:43 PM
> > Subject: st: RE: looping graph and changing title
> > 
> > 
> > > You need an evaluation:
> > >
> > > local name = country1[`y']
> > >
> > > This assumes that no length limits bite.
> > > The longest country name I can think
> > > of, with a little help from
> > > a database, is 30 characters, e.g.
> > >
> > > Federated States of Micronesia
> > >
> > > Anyone beat that?
> > >
> > > Nick
> > > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > > > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of
> > > > R.E. De Hoyos
> > > > Sent: 03 August 2004 20:38
> > > > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > > > Subject: st: looping graph and changing title
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > How can I change the title of a graph that it is being
> > > > generated by a loop.
> > > >
> > > > I want to define "titlename" as the string value of another
> > > > variable. My
> > > > data looks like the following
> > > >
> > > > country         code       var1      var2      year
> > > > France            1            x1        y1         t
> > > > UK                 2           x2         y2         t
> > > > US                  3           x3        y3          t
> > > > .                                                          ...
> > > >
> > > > What I created is a graph for each country using the 
> > following loop:
> > > >
> > > > levels cty, local(lev)
> > > > qui foreach y of local lev {
> > > >  local name "country1[`y']"
> > > >  noi di `name'
> > > >  #delimit ;
> > > >  tw line var1 year if cty==`y', yaxis(1) clp(solid)  || line
> > > > var2 year if
> > > > cty==`y', yaxis(2) clp(dash)
> > > >  title("`name'") ytitle("mytitle", axis(1))
> > > > ytitle("mytitle2", axis(2))
> > > >  legend(label(1 "label1") label(2 "label2"))
> > > >  note("mynotes");
> > > >  noi di "Graph cty`y' Saved" ;
> > > >  #delimit cr
> > > > }
> > > >
> > > > Although each local macro `name' displays the desired country
> > > > name obtained
> > > > from the variable "country1", the graphs appear with the
> > > > title "country[1]"
> > > > instead of its string (e.g. France).
> > > >
> > >
> > > *
> > > *   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/
> > >
> > *
> > *   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/
> > 
> 
> *
> *   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/
> 
*
*   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/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index