# Re: st: RE: graph bar labels

 From Ricardo Ovaldia To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: RE: graph bar labels Date Thu, 10 Nov 2005 10:18:14 -0800 (PST)

```I will like something like this:

100%-|
|
80%- |
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60%- |                             n=75
|                            ______
n=500
40%- |      n=250             |         |
_____
|     _____               |         |
|         |         n=364
20%- |    |        |               |         |
|         |        ______
|    |         |               |         |
|         |       |         |
0%-|     |        |               |         |
|         |        |         |

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--- Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com> wrote:

> 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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