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Dorothy Bridges <dbstata@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: re: caption on a bar graph |

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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 17:15:39 -0400 |

Thanks, Kit. Your email helped me solve the problem, by adding a symysize(0.5) to the legend code. The problem of the title seemes to be a problem of the display window only -- when I save the graph as .emf, the saved version includes the entire title. Best, Dorothy On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Christopher Baum <baum@bc.edu> wrote: > <> > The code that Dorothy provided has two problems---the title is partially > chopped off above the graph, and the caption collides with the category > labels. > > The problem obviously has to do with the legend. If you comment out the > legend definition, the default legend works fine. Likewise if you change > cols(1) to cols(2), the legend is all there and the above problems > disappear. So what is needed, it seems, is some way to make the > single-column legend smaller. > > In fact this also avoids the problem: > > legend(cols(1) span position(3) /* stack */ region(lcolor(white)) ... > > but takes up too much horizontal real estate, perchance. > > There is obviously something wrong with the mechanism that figures out how > tall the graph must be, given the legend. Suppressing the xsize and ysize > parameters does not help. > > Kit Baum | Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin | > http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html > An Introduction to Stata Programming | > http://www.stata-press.com/books/isp.html > An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata | > http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html > > * > * 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: re: caption on a bar graph***From:*Christopher Baum <baum@bc.edu>

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