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"Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk> |

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Re: st: RE: Nested If / then statement in a Bar Graph |

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Tue, 24 Aug 2004 04:43:37 +0100 (BST) |

Scott Merryman replied to Alexander Rothenburg: > sysuse auto,clear > qui { > reg price disp length > gen b_disp = _b[disp] > gen b_length = _b[length] > scalar t_disp = _b[disp] / _se[disp] > scalar t_length = _b[length] / _se[length] > > if abs(t_disp) > 1.96 { > local bar1 "1, bfcolor(red) blcolor(red)" > } > else { > local bar1 "1, bfcolor(blue) blcolor(blue)" > } > > if abs(t_length) > 1.96 { > local bar2 "2, bfcolor(red) blcolor(red)" > } > else { > local bar2 "2, bfcolor(blue) blcolor(blue)" > } > > } > graph bar (mean) b_* , bargap(30) /// > bar(`bar1') bar(`bar2') ytitle("Parameter Estimate") /// > blabel(bar, position(outside)) This is pretty neat, Scott, but what if you want to change this to show the graph as, say, thin(ish) horizontal bars? I changed -bar- to -hbar- everywhere in the code, but it threw up error messages, so obviously I was doing something wrong! That said, I was able to add extra bars for extra variables without too much difficulty. That leads to the second question. If you're like me and you're running a model with 50 variables, presumably there's no quick-and-dirty workaround. Third, what if Alex wanted to use beta-weights as opposed to b-scores? Unfortunately, -ereturn list- doesn't leave these behind even if you enter . reg price disp length, beta but, again, maybe there's a workaround here, too. Thanks also to Alex for putting the question. CLIVE NICHOLAS |t: 0(044)191 222 5969 Politics |e: clive.nicholas@ncl.ac.uk Newcastle University |http://www.ncl.ac.uk/geps * * 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/

**References**:**st: Nested If / then statement in a Bar Graph***From:*Alexander.D.Rothenberg@frb.gov

**st: RE: Nested If / then statement in a Bar Graph***From:*"Scott Merryman" <smerryman@kc.rr.com>

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