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st: Re: Labelling part of graph axis?


From   Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Labelling part of graph axis?
Date   Tue, 27 Sep 2005 07:11:06 -0700 (PDT)

Sam,

You can do this with textboxes, see [G] added_text_option. Mitchell
(2004) has some examples in section 8.11.

Friedrich Huebler

References: Mitchell, Michael N. 2004. A visual guide to Stata
graphics. College Station: Stata Press.

--- SamL <saml@demog.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> I am using Stata 8.2.  I am graphing a coefficient estimated on
> repeated
> cross sections over several years.  On the y-axis I want to label
> the
> region of the graph that is above zero as "Positive effect" and
> also label
> the region of the graph that is below zero as "Negative effect."  I
> know
> this may seem silly, but the audience is not well-versed in stats
> and I
> believe this will help the presentation.  Also, there are several
> other
> similar graphs for which labelling regions of the y-axis would be
> useful.
> So, after perusing the graph manual, and the nice book "A Visual
> Guide to
> Stata Graphics" I still do not know some way to accomplish this
> aim.  Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks a bunch for your help.
> Sam

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