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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work |

Date |
Tue, 9 Dec 2008 09:44:02 +0100 |

Line for the server... " Why are there no -(lfit y x)- and -(lfitci y x)- options with -graph matrix?" I would not call these options. The -twoway- family allows you to add additional types of -graph-s to an existing one. -gr matrix- is not part of this family, so systematically I would not expect there to be an -add plots- capability. -hist-, for instance, does allow that, so in future what you call for may be desirable. I do note though that -gr matrix- already takes a long time to draw its plot so allowing additional plots would certainly make that worse... HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Clive Nicholas Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 7:55 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work Nick Cox replied to David Airey: > A trick that gets you some of the way to different symbols: > > sysuse auto, clear > gen mymarker = cond(foreign, "o", "x") > graph matrix weight length displacement, /// > ms(none) mlab(mymarker) mlabpos(0) > > I don't know a way to get different colours. I've been playing around with Nick's solution with some of my own data, and it turns out to be quite useful, especially when I switch on the -if e(sample)- option. One question for StataCorp: Why are there no -(lfit y x)- and -(lfitci y x)- options with -graph matrix? If I'm not missing anything obvious, this would make -graph matrix- even more useful than it already is. -- Clive Nicholas [Please DO NOT mail me personally here, but at <clivenicholas@hotmail.com>. Please respond to contributions I make in a list thread here. Thanks!] "My colleagues in the social sciences talk a great deal about methodology. I prefer to call it style." -- Freeman J. Dyson. * * 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/ * * 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: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work***From:*David Airey <david.airey@Vanderbilt.Edu>

**st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**Re: st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work***From:*David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu>

**RE: st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: Re: graph matrix by(x, norescale) doesn't work***From:*"Clive Nicholas" <clivelists@googlemail.com>

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