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Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Getting string variable values on graph |

Date |
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 02:25:21 -0500 |

Jibonayan: Your description is a bit cryptic, but assuming you want to work with a bar graph, here's a couple of approaches to get you started: ************** clear inp code str20 description expenditure week 1234 "AppleJuice" 100 1 1234 "AppleJuice" 110 2 1234 "AppleJuice" 120 3 1234 "AppleJuice" 100 4 1234 "AppleJuice" 130 5 1234 "AppleJuice" 140 6 1234 "AppleJuice" 100 7 1234 "AppleJuice" 190 8 2234 "OrangeJuice" 100 1 2234 "OrangeJuice" 110 2 2234 "OrangeJuice" 120 3 2234 "OrangeJuice" 100 4 2234 "OrangeJuice" 130 5 2234 "OrangeJuice" 140 6 2234 "OrangeJuice" 100 7 2234 "OrangeJuice" 100 8 2235 "OtherJuice" 200 1 2235 "OtherJuice" 210 2 2235 "OtherJuice" 120 3 2235 "OtherJuice" 200 4 2235 "OtherJuice" 230 5 2235 "OtherJuice" 240 6 2235 "OtherJuice" 200 7 2235 "OtherJuice" 200 8 end **i extended your example a bit to get more products) tostring week, replace g week2 = "Week " + week graph hbar (mean) expenditure, by(week2) over(description) /// blabel(bar) name(overview, replace) graph save overview "overview.gph", replace //or// g description2 = "Expenditures on " + description destring week, replace levelsof week, loc(num) foreach v of local num{ graph hbar (mean) expenditure if week==`v', /// over(description2, label(labsize(v.small))) blabel(bar) /// title(Expenditures for Week `v') name(w`v', replace) ** graph save w`v' "w`v'.gph", replace win man close graph w`v' } graph combine w1 w2 w3 w4 w5 w6 w7 w8, xcommon **though you probably don't want to combine 104 of these** ************** Some more guidance on exactly what you want to plot & how you want to plot it (as well as what commands you've tried) would be helpful. ~ Eric __ Eric A. Booth Public Policy Research Institute Texas A&M University ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu Office: +979.845.6754 On Mar 17, 2010, at 1:41 AM, Jibonayan Raychaudhuri wrote: > Hi Statalist users, > > I want to generate the time plots of expenditure on > 44 products over a period of 104 weeks. My data (hypothetical) > look something like this: > > > Product Code ProductDescription Expenditure Week > > 1234 AppleJuice 100 1 > 1234 AppleJuice 110 2 > 1234 AppleJuice 120 3 > 1234 AppleJuice 100 4 > 1234 AppleJuice 130 5 > 1234 AppleJuice 140 6 > 1234 AppleJuice 100 7 > 1234 AppleJuice 100 8 > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > 1234 AppleJuice 100 104 > 2234 OrangeJuice 100 1 > 2234 OrangeJuice 110 2 > 2234 OrangeJuice 120 3 > 2234 OrangeJuice 100 4 > 2234 OrangeJuice 130 5 > 2234 OrangeJuice 140 6 > 2234 OrangeJuice 100 7 > 2234 OrangeJuice 100 8 > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > 2234 OrangeJuice 100 104 > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > . . . . > > Product code is numerical and Product Description is a string > variable. > > I want to create a graph that would have the Product Description > "values" on the Y-axis. That is I want "Expenditure on "Product Description"" on the Y-axis where "Product Description" is "Apple Juice", "Orange Juice" and so on for all 44 products (the final output on > the Y-axis would state something like "Expenditure on Orange Juice", > for the second graph, for example). > > I can get a loop to create all the time graphs for 44 products with > a numerical code like say "Expenditure on Product 2" on the Y-axis but > I cannot get "Expenditure on Orange Juice" on the Y-axis. Any ideas as > to how to go about getting the string values for the Product Description on the vertical axis of the graph in a loop? > > Thankyou for your help. > > Jibonayan > > > > > * > * 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/ __ Eric A. Booth Public Policy Research Institute Texas A&M University ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu Office: +979.845.6754 Fax: +979.845.0249 http://ppri.tamu.edu * * 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: Getting string variable values on graph***From:*Jibonayan Raychaudhuri <jibonayanrc@yahoo.com>

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