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Re: st: Fill patterns in stata8 hbar graph


From   "Eric G. Wruck" <ewruck@econalytics.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Fill patterns in stata8 hbar graph
Date   Fri, 23 Sep 2005 18:35:45 -0400

Pas possible.  I think Stata takes the work of Tukey (1977) "Exploratory Data Analysis", & William Cleveland's books, Visualizing Data (1993) &  "The Elements of Graphing Data" (1994), as state-of-the-art.  You will not find any fill patterns in Cleveland's books (at least that I can find).  With a good printer, the various greys should be distinguishable on a graph.  I would be interested in hearing what others have to say on this.

Eric


>Neither menus nor manuals seem to describe how bar fill colors in a hbar graph can be replaced with patterns (such as diagonal lines, small squares, etc.) that are easy to distinguish from one another in a black and white setting. Any suggestions out there?
>Thanks a lot!
>--e
>
>------------------------
>Eric Magar
>ITAM, Mexico City


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