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Re: st: label in -graph bar-


From   Sue <likecats@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: label in -graph bar-
Date   Tue, 22 Sep 2009 23:18:34 -0400

I tried that already but it doesn't work:

  foreach var in realloangrowth realdepositgrowth   {
  local v1: variable label `var'
  graph bar (mean) `var', label ///
  over(year, relabel(2005 "2004-05" 2006 "2005-06" 2007 "2006-07" 2008
"2007-08") ///
  label(labsize(vsmall))) ytitle(`v1') ///
  bargap(2) b1title("Year") by(ctype, title("`v1' by cgroup")) ///
  /*graph export `var'_pre.png, replace*/
  }



On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Scott Merryman
<scott.merryman@gmail.com> wrote:
> The -relabel()- suboption should be within the over() option:
>
> sysuse auto,clear
> graph bar (mean) mpg, over(rep, relabel(1 "2004-05" 2 "2005-06" 3
> "2006-07" 4 "2007-8" 5 "2008-09"))
>
>
> If you had multiple y variables you would then use the
> -yvaroptions(relabel())- to change the labels on the axis.  For
> example:
>
> sysuse auto,clear
> graph hbar (mean) mpg gear,   yvaroptions( relabel(1 "Mean of MPG" 2
> "Mean of Gear")) ascategory
>
> Scott
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Sue <likecats@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Statalisters,
>>
>> I'm running the following command but have trouble getting the label
>> on the xaxis correct. I want to relabel it as shown in the
>> parentheses, but it just shows the years as is.
>> So instead of displaying "2004-05", it displays "2005", etc. Can
>> someone please tell me what's wrong with the code? Your help is
>> greatly appreciated.
>>
>>  foreach var in realloangrowth realdepositgrowth   {
>>  local v1: variable label `var'
>>  graph bar (mean) `var', label ///
>>  yvaroptions(relabel(2005 "2004-05" 2006 "2005-06" 2007 "2006-07"
>> 2008 "2007-08")) ///
>>  over(year, label(labsize(vsmall))) ytitle(`v1') ///
>>  bargap(2) b1title("Year") by(ctype, title("`v1' by cgroup")) ///
>>  /*graph export `var'_pre.png, replace*/
>>  }
>
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