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Re: st: Dot chart with line at 0


From   Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Dot chart with line at 0
Date   Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:46:18 -0500

Thank you, Michael. I found that -stripplot- from SSC can draw a
vertical line at 0.

clear all
input str5 area value
"Urban" 10
"Rural" -5
end
stripplot value, over(area) xline(0)

Friedrich

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:27 PM, Michael Norman Mitchell
<Michael.Norman.Mitchell@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Friedrich
>
>  This graph seems to be suffering the same problem as "graph hbox" is
> suffering, see
>
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-02/msg01022.html
>
>  In Stata 10, you could type
>
> clear all
> input str5 area value
> "Urban" 10
> "Rural" -5
> end
> graph dot value, over(area) yline(0)
>
>  and it draws a vertical line at 0. But, in version 11, it inappropriately
> (I believe) draws a horizontal line below urban.
>
>  Until this is mended, you can use the graph editor to insert such a line.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Michael N. Mitchell
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>
> On 2010-02-23 4.56 PM, Friedrich Huebler wrote:
>>
>> Consider the graph below.
>>
>> clear all
>> input str5 area value
>> "Urban" 10
>> "Rural" -5
>> end
>> graph dot value, over(area)
>>
>> Is it possible to draw the vertical axis at 0? I am familiar with the
>> arguments against such a display.
>>
>> Friedrich

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