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Re: st: How to achieve invisible bars in -graph bar-?


From   "Scott Merryman" <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to achieve invisible bars in -graph bar-?
Date   Wed, 30 Jul 2008 12:03:28 -0500

graph bar (mean) length turn , over(foreign)  bar(1, lcolor(white)
fc(none) )  bar(2, lcolor(white) fc(none) ) blabel(name)

Scott


On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 11:06 AM, Eva Poen <eva.poen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I am trying to achieve invisible bars in a -graph bar- chart. The idea
> is to show only the labels and not the bars themselves; all of this is
> part of my effort to add more information to a -graph bar- chart than
> Stata allows by default.
>
> However, I fail to render the bars invisible. After reading the help
> on barlook options, I concluded that the following should work:
>
> sysuse auto
> graph bar (mean) length turn, over(foreign)  bar(1, bstyle(none) )
>
> In Stata 9.2 and Stata 10, this still gives me the outline of the
> bars. No matter which combination of -bstyle-, -color-, -fcolor-,
> -lwidth-, -lcolor-, and -lstyle- I choose, I always end up with an
> outline around the bars.
>
> I find that confusing, since -help areastyle- notes for the style
> -none-: "no outline and no background color".
>
> Is there some way to omit the bars and only print the labels?
>
> Thanks,
> Eva
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