# Re: st: Twoway area graphs

 From Knag Anne-Christine To Subject Re: st: Twoway area graphs Date Tue, 03 Jul 2007 12:26:29 +0200

```But how do I get it as 2*4 instead of 3*3?

On 7/3/07 11:49 AM, "Maarten buis" <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> --- Knag Anne-Christine <anne-christine.knag@imr.no> wrote:
>> twoway (area all dos, sort) (area dead dos, sort), by(experiment
>> treatment)
>>
>> Experiment is either 1 or 2. Treatment is C, L, M, H, E. So the
>> groups are
>> 1C. 2C, 1L, 2L, 1M, 2M etc. There is no group 1H.
>>
>> The syntax above gives me the 9 plots ordererd like this:
>>
>> 1C, 1E, 1L
>> 1M, 2C, 2E
>> 2H, 2L, 2M
>>
>> But what I want is :
>> 1C, 2C
>> 1L, 2L
>> 1M, 2M
>>   , 2H
>> 1E, 2E
>>
>> Is this arrangement possible?
>
> Yes, I would start with making a single variable which contains the
> allowed combinations (use -tostring- to transform experiment into a
> string variable, and create the newvariable with -gen newvar =
> experiment + treatment-) then use the holes option to create the hole.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
>
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