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st: AW: vary marker color by external variable

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
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Subject   st: AW: vary marker color by external variable
Date   Tue, 4 Aug 2009 22:02:14 +0200


This post may be of some help:


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
[] Im Auftrag von Peter Goff
Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. August 2009 21:59
Betreff: st: vary marker color by external variable

I'm looking for a way to use the color of the marker as an added  
dimension in a scatter plot. I realize I can create N plots, all with  
different colors, but I was hoping someone knew of a command to  
essentially weight (continuously) by color. I've tried to use the RGB  
mcolor(# # #) option, and tie the color to the range of my results:

gen c1 = 255 - (totl-1)*21
gen c2 = (totl-1)*21

graph twoway scatter Y X, mcolor("c1 0 c2")

I cannot, however, get stata to read "c1" as a variable as opposed to  
a class color. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Peter Trabert Goff
PhD student
Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations
Vanderbilt University

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