My understanding is similar to Svend's.
Otherwise put, you want -plot combine- as well as
-graph combine-. I suspect that would be a lot of
work to write and is really needed by only a few
people, and so it is not likely to be high on the agenda.
Another kind of solution is to fix the problem upstream.
I've found that a -twoway- with
plotregion(style(none)) yscale(off) xscale(off)
clears the decks, after which you can put what
you like where you like with a series of individual
calls. That's how I wrote programs to do triangular
and circular plots, neither of which is, on the face
of it, a -twoway- plot at all.
I quite like marginal box plots, but I like marginal
rugs (ticks at every data value) even more. Putting
minor ticks at every data value after calls to -levelsof-
is one way to do that.
Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
Svend Juul
> Adrian wrote:
>
> gr_example2 combine5
> is an example in the -graph combine- help file
> note that -gr_example2- is the command and combine5 is the option
>
> The rotation of the labels actually changes the size of the histogram
> plot region and hence the graphs do not slot together exactly (as it
> did before)
> --------------------------------------------------------
>
> Now I see - partially, at least (the well hidden command names inside
> the help file still puzzle me).
>
> Your main point, I think, is that you can only control the plot area
> size and location indirectly. It is the graph area minus what happens
> to be outside the plot area, and that can give troubles or
> inconveniencies; combined graphs is one of the cases.
>
> I agree, but I believe that there is not much hope for a change.
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