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Re: st: graph added text behaving strangely


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: graph added text behaving strangely
Date   Fri, 26 Oct 2007 22:42:42 +0100 (BST)

--- Dan Weitzenfeld <dan.weitzenfeld@emsense.com> wrote:
> I expected 50_59 to be above 50_50 because in a horizontal bar chart,
> the categorical axis is called the x axis, even though it is
> vertical.
> 
> I have managed to produce a triangle while varying only one
> coordinate
> in the auto.dta dataset:
> 
> sysuse auto,clear
> graph hbar mpg, over(head) text( 20 25 "20_25"  20 15 "20_15" 20 10
> "20_10") bar(1, fcolor(gs15))
> 
> Are you getting a triangle or a straight line when you run that code
> (is it a problem with my version/install of stata?  I'm using
> 10.0...)

I can reproduce this: In my case (Stata 10.0, 9.2, and 8.2) 20_25 is
somewhat higher than the rest.

-- Maarten

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