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Re: st: multiple graphs


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: multiple graphs
Date   Sat, 14 Jun 2008 12:45:54 -0400

moleps islon <moleps2@gmail.com>:
You could write a little program to generate temporary names for your
graphs easily enough.  E.g.

prog nn
 syntax anything [, *]
 tempfile n
 loc name="G"+reverse(substr(reverse("`n'"),5,7))
 `anything', name(`name') `options'
end

sysuse auto, clear
nn sc mpg wei
nn sc gear wei


On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 12:00 PM, moleps islon <moleps2@gmail.com> wrote:
> it works. However I find the multiple graph thing rather cumbersome.
> The essence is that you have to give each graph a separate name.
>
> However I think it would be more userfriendly to have a graph
> routine/window automatically giving new tabs labeled graph1...2..3..4
> etc.etc in case one doesnt invoke the name option.
> Regards
>
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Martin Weiss
> <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>> This creates three tabs with three distinct graphs for me:
>>
>> *****
>> sysuse auto, clear
>>
>> loc vars "price mpg weight"
>>
>> foreach var of loc vars{
>>        hist `var', name(mygr`var', replace)
>> }
>> ********
>>
>> What happens when you run this code?
>>
>> Zitat von moleps islon <moleps2@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> But shouldn't there be an option somewhere in stata to let me have
>>> mutiple graphs under induvidual tabs in the graph window? Or several
>>> graph windows?
>>> regards,
>>> Moleps
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 5:32 PM, Martin Weiss
>>> <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> in the options to the graph, say -save(mygraph1, replace)- and possibly
>>>> -nodraw- if all you want is to -gr combine- afterwards...
>>>>
>>>> Zitat von moleps islon <moleps2@gmail.com>:
>>>>
>>>>> How do I instruct stata to retain the different graphs while running a
>>>>> do file? From the looks of it stata closes the graph window before
>>>>> starting a new graph command. I've turned on the mutiple graphs tab in
>>>>> preferences...
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