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Re: st: displaying only one legend with -graph combine-


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: displaying only one legend with -graph combine-
Date   Thu, 18 Sep 2008 19:35:11 +0100 (BST)

A work around was discussed in this talk:
http://ideas.repec.org/p/boc/usug04/8.html

-- Maarten

--- Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org> wrote:

> Thanks Nick & Maarten,
> The limitation with -grc1leg- is that it can only choose as its own 
> meta-title one of the titles from the subgraphs which are being 
> combined.
> 
> -graph combine-, on the other hand, doesn't seem to be able to use 
> only one meta-legend.
> 
> The reason I'm seeking a solution is that I'm combining 4 graphs, one
> 
> for each cancer stage I-IV, and I want to have the sub-title "Stage 
> I", "Stage II", and so on, for each sub-graph. However, the legend is
> 
> the same for each sub-graph, so I only want to display it once.
> Michael
> 
> 
> 
> 
> >-findit grc1leg- will turn up Vince Wiggins' cryptically-named 
> >-grc1leg- program (GRaph Combine 1 LEGend), which does exactly what 
> >you want.
> >
> >--Nick Winter
> >
> >Michael McCulloch wrote:
> >>Greetings,
> >>With the following combined graph, built based on suggestions by 
> >>Maarten Buis, is it possible to display the legend only once, 
> >>instead of twice where it appears under both sub-graphs?
> >>
> >>sysuse cancer.dta, clear
> >>stset studytime, failure(died)
> >>sts graph if age < 55, by(drug) title("Young", box bfcolor(white)) 
> >>saving("young", replace )
> >>sts graph if age >= 55, by(drug) title("Old", box bfcolor(white)) 
> >>saving("old", replace )
> >>graph combine young.gph old.gph, rows(2) cols(2) iscale(0.5) 
> >>title(Survival by Age Group)
> >>
> >
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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