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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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RE: st: dot plot of each point |

Date |
Mon, 17 Nov 2008 18:03:35 -0000 |

Yes. You do need to study the help carefully. The y axis is the response axis, here horizontal. Your problematic labels are on the other axis, called categorical by Stata. Here is an analogue of your problem with the auto data: sysuse auto, clear graph dot (asis) mpg in 1/50, over(make, label(labsize(*0.45))) Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Brent Fulton Thanks, Friedrich, I didn't see the -over- option originally. This worked, but the state abbreviation labels on the y-axis are too large. I've tried ylabel and mlabel but both give errors (see below). Do you have any recommendations here? graph dot men women children, over(state) ylabel(labsize(vsmall)) error: invalid label specifier, : labsize(vsmall): graph dot men women children, over(state) mlabel(labsize(vsmall)) error: option mlabel() not allowed Friedrich Huebler See -help graph dot-. On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Brent Fulton <fultonb@berkeley.edu> wrote: > I would like to plot 4 points for each of the 50 states, where a state will > be labeled with its two-letter abbreviation. I would like to orient the > graph so the states are on the vertical axis and the points are plotted on > the horizontal axis. (I prefer to just plot points, not bars, because the > graph gets too busy.) > > I would appreciate your advice on how to do this. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: dot plot of each point***From:*"Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: dot plot of each point***From:*"Brent Fulton" <fultonb@berkeley.edu>

**Re: st: dot plot of each point***From:*"Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>

**RE: st: dot plot of each point***From:*"Brent Fulton" <fultonb@berkeley.edu>

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