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"Scott Merryman" <scott.merryman@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: Formatting a twoway graph with different scaled y axes |

Date |
Mon, 8 Dec 2008 14:08:44 -0600 |

1. You need to specify that the range() option is for the second yaxis: -yscale(range(0) axis(2)) - 2. Use -scatter- with the -mlabel()- option. For example: sysuse auto,clear collapse mpg trunk, by(rep) twoway bar mpg rep, yaxis(1) yscale(range(0) axis(1)) /// || line trunk rep , sort yaxis(2) yscale(range(0) axis(2)) /// || scatter mpg rep, mlabel(mpg) mlabpos(12) m(none) yaxis(1) /// || scatter trunk rep ,mlabel(trunk) mlabpos(3) m(none) yaxis(2) /// || ,legend(order(1 3)) Scott On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 1:45 PM, René Geppert <geppert.rene@googlemail.com> wrote: > Hi, I am using Stata/SE 10 for Windows. > > I generated a graph using the following (simplified) code: > > . twoway (bar var1 Quarter, yaxis(1) yscale(range(0))) (line var2 Quarter, > yaxis(2) ) > > I do so in order to obtain two y-axes (left and right hand side) with a > different scale. To format the graph properly I experienced two problems: > a) Both axes start at their minimum values, which I can fix for the left > hand side y-axis using yscale(range(0)), which does not work for the right > hand side y-axis for some reason. Why is that and how can I achieve the same > effect there? > b) var 1 and var 2 have 6 observations (at each instance of Quarter). How > can I get a label at each instance in the graph for the line and bar plot, > respectively? That is, show the observation values for example inside each > bar and above the line. The blabel option which one can usually use in a bar > graph does not work in the twoway bar version. > * * 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/

**References**:**st: Formatting a twoway graph with different scaled y axes***From:*René Geppert <geppert.rene@googlemail.com>

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