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Re: st: Left-justify labels for categories, using -graph hbar- ?


From   Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Left-justify labels for categories, using -graph hbar- ?
Date   Mon, 16 Feb 2009 14:28:45 -0500

In Stata 10 the labels can be left-justified with the graph editor.

Friedrich

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 2:16 PM, David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> .
>
> Only text boxes seem to have justification styles.
>
> -Dave
>
> On Feb 15, 2009, at 5:56 PM, Hiroshi Maeda wrote:
>
>> Dear Statalist members,
>>
>> I am (still) using Stata 9.2 and Windows XP.
>>
>> Does anyone know how to left justify labels of categories for which bars
>> are drawn, using -graph hbar- ?
>>
>> I would like to draw a horizontal bar graph that looks like the one shown
>> in the Graphics Reference Manual (Release 9, p. 40). The following
>> command, which I copy from it, produces the graph:
>>
>> sysuse citytemp, clear
>> graph hbar (mean)tempjan, over(division) over(region) nofill
>>
>> The resultant graph organizes horizontal bars first by region (N.E., N.
>> Central, ...) and then by division (N. Eng., Mid Atl., ...).
>>
>> Here is my question concerning how the labels for regions and divisions
>> are displayed: Is there a way to have Stat show the labels left-justified
>> instead of right-justified?
>>
>> That is, I would like to have Stata show the labels in this way:
>>
>>    N.E.        N. Eng.
>>                Mid Atl.
>>
>>    N. Central  E.N.C.
>>                W.N.C.
>>
>>    South       S. Atl.
>>                E.S.C.
>>                W.S.C.
>>
>>    West        Mountain
>>                Pacific
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Hiroshi Maeda
>>
>>
>> ---------------------------------
>> Hiroshi Maeda
>> University of Illinois at Chicago
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