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Re: st: RE: graph bar labels


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: graph bar labels
Date   Thu, 10 Nov 2005 10:07:38 -0800 (PST)

Not exactly, Nick. I basicaly plooting one variable
(percetage) over -rep78-, but will like the total
number of observations that when into calculating each
percentage on top of each bar.

Thank you,
Ricardo.

--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:

> There may be an official Stata solution, but what 
> I would recommend is that you try -catplot- from
> SSC. 
> -catplot- appeared early in the life of Stata 8
> given 
> the discovery that -graph bar- is not that good at 
> counting.  
> 
> . catplot bar rep78 foreign,  blabel(bar,
> position(outside))   
> 
> Is that what you want? 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Ricardo Ovaldia
>  
> > I will like to place the number of observation on
> top
> > of each bar.  For example, using the auto data:
> > . sysuse auto, clear
> > . collapse (mean)  foreign (count)
> > total=foreign,by(rep78)
> > . graph bar  foreign, over( rep78)
> > 
> > What I want is the number in the variable -total-
> on
> > top of the corresonding graph.  I have not been
> able
> > to do this and -blabel()- does not help.
> 
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Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


	
		
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