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Re: st: three mean and sd plots on the same graph?

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: three mean and sd plots on the same graph?
Date   Wed, 7 Nov 2007 21:25:05 +0000 (GMT)

--- Joseph Wagner <> wrote:
> The box plots I created earlier were each side by side for the same
> value of X (rather than on top of one another) but the two -rcap-
> graphs are on top of each other making it impossible to differentiate
> the two lines (three would be even worse).  Is there a way to
> separate these lines or do I need to graph these data in another way
> altogether?  

The solution to this problem was discussed in:
James Cui (2007) ``Stata Tip 42: The overlay problem: Offset for
clarity'' The Stata Journal, 7(1), pp. 141142.

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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