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Ben Web Man <webicky@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: RE: confused with syntax graphing points |

Date |
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:49:31 -0800 |

together if statements and that wasn't working. I didn't realize what I needed to do was string together scatter statements. Working perfectly now! On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > You don't say why you feel confused or uncertain. > > Your existing syntax is along the right lines. You can just elaborate it with more -scatter- calls, each specifying the subset you want using -if- and how you want it shown. > > The syntax gets more detailed but not different in principle. > > When a graph command gets complicated, I tend to copy it to the do-file editor and space it out so that I can see the structure. If it looks worth keeping, keep it as a do-file. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Webicky > > I am looking to add several classification points to a scatter graph. > The idea is to keep ONE graph. > > scatter testscore age if test_group==2, msymbol(Oh) || scatter > testscore age if test_group==1, msymbol(Th) is my first step. This > works fine. > > The question I have struggled with is how to change only some points > that are displayed in the scatter graph but keep the entire graph. > > I want to use variable expgroup(1=yes 0==no) to change markers where > expgroup== 1 & test_group==2 to msymbol(O) and where expgroup== 1 & > test_group==1 to msymbol(T), but keep them in the same graph. So - I'd > have the same graph above except some points would be hollow others > filled. > > I'd like to add one more step of complexity and change the size of the > markers based on more variable - again keeping it in the same scatter. > for example variable entrypoint(1=ontime, 0=late). test_group==2 & > entrypoint ==1 / test_group==1 & entrypoint ==1. > > > * > * 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: confused with syntax graphing points***From:*Webicky <webicky@gmail.com>

**st: RE: confused with syntax graphing points***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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