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Re: st: RE: Changing the width of the box in a boxplot


From   Anne Tate <rosemary@sussex.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Changing the width of the box in a boxplot
Date   Thu, 26 Jun 2008 14:01:45 +0100 (BST)

Thank-you very much Nick, thats perfect. I hadn't realised that the gap
option would make the boxes thinner.
All the best
Rosmeary
On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Nick Cox wrote:

> Consider
>
> sysuse auto
> graph box mpg, over(rep78)
> graph box mpg, over(rep78, gap(*2))
>
> Similarly there is a -boxgap()- option.
>
> In addition to -graph box- and -graph hbox-, -stripplot- on SSC has a
> -box()- option.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Anne Tate
>
> I am trying to modify the look of some boxplots (graph box) for a
> presentation.
> I want to make the box area smaller, i.e shrink the width of the box
> lengthwise to make it thinner.
> As far as I can see, you can modify everything else in a box except for
> this.
>
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