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RE: st: blabel(group) for bar graphs


From   Finne Håkon <Hakon.Finne@sintef.no>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: blabel(group) for bar graphs
Date   Mon, 13 Sep 2004 08:36:05 +0200

Thanks for the suggestion, Phil; but no; I actually want the group name and not the variable name (because I later want to remove the label on the category axis due to space considerations). The problem is that the group label is incorrect once there is more than one yvar.

-- Håkon

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Philip Ryan
Sent: 13. september 2004 07:38
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: blabel(group) for bar graphs


By specifying -blabel(group)- you have asked Stata to label the bars with 
the value labels of the first (and in your case, only)  over()  variable, 
that is, foreign.

Specifying -blabel(name)- will get you closer to what I think you want.

see help graph -- bar --blabel_options

Phil





At 01:21 AM 13/09/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>Dear Statlisters,
>the admittedly nonsensical example below,
>
>sysuse auto, clear
>graph bar headroom trunk, over(foreign) blabel(group)
>
>will produce bar labels inconsistent with labels on the category axis. 
>What have I done to make all cars domestic?
>
>One should also think it possible to reproduce this behavior with
>
>graph hbar headroom trunk, over(foreign) blabel(group)
>
>and yet another surprise -- have I suddenly moved abroad?
>
>-- Håkon
>hakon.finne@sintef.no
>
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