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

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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st: AW: RE: Caption on a bar graph |

Date |
Mon, 19 Oct 2009 17:40:06 +0200 |

<> To echo Nick`s sentiment, I have now tried for some time to get Stata to behave "irrationally" with the -caption-, and have not succeeded, in spite of my honest attempts to reproduce the command provided by Dorothy as much as possible. As a last resort, she could still drag the thing around in the graph editor... HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Nick Cox Gesendet: Montag, 19. Oktober 2009 17:39 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: st: RE: Caption on a bar graph I don't understand "underneath (or on top of, I guess)". It is easier to address problems reproduced with datasets everyone can access and stripped of inessentials. With commands like these: . sysuse auto (1978 Automobile Data) . graph bar turn trunk , over(foreign) caption(whatever) . graph bar turn trunk , over(foreign) caption(whatever, pos(12)) . graph bar turn trunk , over(foreign) caption(whatever, pos(12) ring(0)) I can move the caption around. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Dorothy Bridges My caption is appearing underneath (or on top of, I guess) the category axis labels on my bar graph. I can't fathom why (I've tried specifying a different ring option, no luck). My code is as follows: #delimit; graph bar seriesAG-seriesMNF, over(year, label(labsize(medium))) percentages stack graphregion(fcolor(white) lcolor(white) margin(zero)) plotregion(fcolor(white) lcolor(white) ilcolor(white)) title("xxxx",color(black) placement(west) justification(left) size(large)) caption("Sources: xxxx", size(vsmall) placement(west) justification(left)) legend(cols(1) span position(3) stack region(lcolor(white)) title(" ", size(small)) order(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) rowgap(7) keygap(1) label(1 "Agriculture") label(2 "Mining, Oil & Gas") label(3 "Construction") label(4 "Wholesale" "& Retail Trade") label(5 "Financial Services") label(6 "Other Services") label(7 "Public Administration") label(8 "Utilities") label(9 "Transport" "& Communication") label(10 "Manufacturing")) xsize(7.5) ysize(4.1) ytitle("") ylabel(0 "0%" 20 "20%" 40 "40%" 60 "60%" 80 "80%" 100 "100%",glwidth(thin) glcolor(black) angle(horizontal) labsize(medium)) ; * * 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: Caption on a bar graph***From:*Dorothy Bridges <dbstata@gmail.com>

**st: RE: Caption on a bar graph***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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