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"Alan Neustadtl" <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: Beamplot, order |

Date |
Mon, 2 Jul 2007 12:45:35 -0400 |

One way is to create a variable ordered from low to high across the X-axis (e.g. 1, 2, 3, ... etc.) in the physical order you want them. Then you can relabel them in your graph statements using the xlabel option: xlabel(1 "5" 2 "1" 3 "6" 4 "2" 5 "7" 6 "3" 7 "8" 8 "9" 9 "4") Best, Alan On 7/2/07, Knag Anne-Christine <anne-christine.knag@imr.no> wrote:

Hi again, More questions about beamplot (which produces really nice plots by the way). How can I order the y-axis so that tank goes: 5 1 6 2 7 3 8 9 4 instead of 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 I have tried the following generate order = 1 if tank == 5 replace order = 2 if tank== 1 replace order = 3 if tank== 6 replace order = 4 if tank == 2 replace order = 5 if tank== 7 replace order = 6 if tank== 3 replace order = 7 if tank== 8 replace order = 8 if tank== 9 replace order = 9 if tank== 4 beamplot pre_l, over(tank) ytitle("") xtitle ("Pre-spawning length (cm) ") by(sex) Thanks! AC On 7/1/07 5:13 PM, "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > For those somewhat in the dark: > > 0. -beamplot- is a program on SSC. > > 1. As Maarten Buis implied, Anne-Christine's problem is with > her -graph twoway- syntax. -graph twoway-, underlying -beamplot-, sees > > xlabel(0 (100) -800)) > > and parses that into > > xlabel(0 (100) -800) > > and > > ) > > It can make no sense of ")" by itself. ")" is, of course, just > a typo. > > 2. There is thus no problem with -beamplot-. You may use -xla()- > freely to get what you want. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Knag Anne-Christine > >> Let me rephrase my question: Can one use xlabel in beamplot? >> Is it possible >> to adjust scales? >> >> I have a beamplot where the scale runs from -1000 to 500 >> (syntax: beamplot >> weight_loss, over(tank) ytitle("") xtitle ("Somatic loss (g) >> ") by(sex) >> >> I would like to have a scale from 0 to -800 and therefore tried the >> following: >> beamplot weight_loss, over(tank) ytitle("") xtitle ("Somatic >> loss (g) ") >> xlabel(0 (100) -800)) by(sex) >> >> The error meassage says >> ) is not a twoway plot type >> r(198); > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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**References**:**RE: st: Beamplot, scale***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**st: Beamplot, order***From:*Knag Anne-Christine <anne-christine.knag@imr.no>

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