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From   "Steichen, Thomas J." <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   st: RE: Bar Graph Lower Bound
Date   Mon, 18 May 2009 14:52:20 -0400

Add option -exclude0-.

Thomas J. Steichen

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Peter Goff
Sent: Monday, May 18, 2009 2:41 PM
Subject: st: Bar Graph Lower Bound


I have, what should be, a fairly simple inquiry. I'm graphing a set of
bar charts show the average results from a survey. The survey is a
likert scale, with values from 1-5. Its misleading to present the
graph from 0-5, but I can't force Stata to restrict the lower bound
the of the graph. I've used the following sub-options:

        ylabel(1(1)5) ///
        yscale(range(1 5)) ///
        ymtick(1(0.5)5, grid)

I have also set "if" statements in my code graphing only if the values
are > 1 (which all are, of course). Zero is always included as a lower
bound. How should I fix this? (The whole graph command is below if


levelsof prinid, local(prin)
foreach x in `prin' {
        foreach b in core process {
        if "`b'" == "core" {
        local b1 "Core Components"
        if "`b'" == "process" {
        local b1 "Key Processes"
        use questions, replace
        keep if prinid == `x'
        graph bar q_mean q_prin district_mean,  ///
                legend(order (1 "Teacher Mean" 2 "Prinicpal" 3 "District Mean")) ///
                title("Prinicpal `x'") ///
                subtitle("`b1'") ///
                bar(1, fcolor(gs12) ///
                        lcolor(blue) ///
                        lwidth(vthin) ///
                        lpattern(dash_dot)) ///
                bar(2, fcolor(white) ///
                        lcolor(dkgreen) ///
                        lwidth(vthin)) ///
                bar(3, fcolor(gs1) ///
                        lcolor(brown) ///
                        lwidth(vthin)) ///
                ylabel(1(1)5) ///
                yscale(range(1 5)) ///
                ymtick(1(0.5)5, grid)
        graph export "/Users/ptgoff101/Documents/Principal Study/Coaching
Data/`b1'/`b'_`x'.png", replace
        graph save "/Users/ptgoff101/Documents/Principal Study/Coaching Data/
`b1'/`b'_`x'.gph", replace
Peter Trabert Goff
PhD student
Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Vanderbilt University

Peabody #514
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37203-5721
Tel. 615-415-7844
Fax. 615-322-6596

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