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Re: st: Overlay multple axes' labels?


From   Nick Winter <nwinter@virginia.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Overlay multple axes' labels?
Date   Thu, 04 Mar 2010 16:37:51 -0500

yes, exactly!  Thank you!

I see now that I can do that with the graph editor in "grid edit" mode, then look at the commands generated in the .grec file.

- Nick


On 3/4/2010 3:43 PM, Scott Merryman wrote:
Like this?

sysuse sp500,clear

gr twoway connected high date, yaxis(1) ///
    ysca(ra(500) axis(1)) ///
  || bar volume date, yaxis(2) ///
    ysca(alt ra(200000) axis(2)) ///
    ylab(0 10000, angle(horiz) grid labsize(small) axis(2)) ytitle("",
axis(2)) ///
  || bar change date, yaxis(3) ///
    ysca(alt ra(-250 600) axis(3)) ///
    ylab(-50 0 50, angle(horiz) labsize(small) axis(3)) ///
    ytitle(Volume and closing price change, axis(3)) ///
    legend(off)
   gr_edit .move yaxis3 on 8 8


Scott

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Nick Winter<nwinter@virginia.edu>  wrote:
Hi,

I'm trying to make a single graph that combines three data series, which are
themselves on three different scales.  I can get everything I want, except
for labeling the y-axes for plots 2 and 3.

The following demonstrates the problem: I want the volume labels (0 and
10,000) and the closing price change (-50, 0, and 50) to be on top of each
other, rather than having the latter on a separate axis to the right of the
former.



* begin example
sysuse sp500

gr twoway connected high date, yaxis(1) ///
    ysca(ra(500) axis(1)) ///
  || bar volume date, yaxis(2) ///
    ysca(alt ra(200000) axis(2)) ///
    ylab(0 10000, angle(horiz) grid labsize(small) axis(2)) ///
  || bar change date, yaxis(3) ///
    ysca(alt ra(-250 600) axis(3)) ///
    ylab(-50 0 50, angle(horiz) labsize(small) axis(3)) ///
    legend(off)
* end example


Am I missing something obvious?

I messed with creating the three plots separately and using -graph combine-
to put them together in a single column, but the different widths of the y
labels across the plots means that the x-axes don't line up with each other,
even with the -xcommon- option.

Something like:


* begin second example
gr twoway connected high date, xsca(off) ///
  graphregion(margin(b 0)) name(one, replace)

gr twoway bar volume date, ysca(alt) xsca(off) ///
  ylab(0 10000, angle(horiz) grid labsize(small)) ///
  graphregion(margin(t 0 b 0)) ///
  name(two, replace)

gr twoway bar change date, ysca(alt) ///
  ylab(-50 0 50, angle(horiz) labsize(small)) ///
  graphregion(margin(t 0)) ///
  name(three, replace)

gr combine one two three, col(1) xcommon
* end second example


Any thoughts?
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