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"Lachenbruch, Peter" <Peter.Lachenbruch@oregonstate.edu> |

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"'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: AW: SV: AW: Text size in graphs |

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Mon, 3 May 2010 11:40:01 -0700 |

This is the best book on Stata graphics available. You can learn a lot as well as find nice solutions for your problems. Tony Peter A. Lachenbruch Department of Public Health Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97330 Phone: 541-737-3832 FAX: 541-737-4001 -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Michael Norman Mitchell Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 8:28 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: AW: SV: AW: Text size in graphs Greetings I hope that people would forgive the shameless plug, but I would also suggest "A Visual Guide to Stata Graphics, 2nd Ed" (http://www.stata.com/bookstore/vgsg.html) see for learning about and solving these kinds of graph problems. For example, the issue of controlling legends in combination with -by()- is covered in sections 9.8 and 9.9. Best regards, Michael N. Mitchell See the Stata tidbit of the week at... http://www.MichaelNormanMitchell.com On 2010-05-03 8.06 AM, Martin Weiss wrote: > <> > > The very first thing you want to do in these cases is fire up the graph > editor and see whether it can be done at all. If so, you can either -record- > the sequence of commands that led you to your desired result, and look at > the resulting .grec-file in a text editor, or try to find the answer in the > help files. I did the latter in your case... > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Tomas Lind > Gesendet: Montag, 3. Mai 2010 17:02 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: st: SV: AW: Text size in graphs > > Thanks Martin. > > It works perfect (of course). (I´ve spent hours on this!!!) > > /Tomas > > > > > > -----Ursprungligt meddelande----- > Från: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] För Martin Weiss > Skickat: den 3 maj 2010 16:45 > Till: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Ämne: st: AW: Text size in graphs > > > <> > > > " Also, I´m doing two graphs side-by-side (-by(sex)-). How do I get a larger > font for the sex-labels (boys, girls) that are shown on top of the graph?" > > > > > ************* > sysuse auto, clear > tw (scatter mpg price), by(foreign, legend(on)) legend(size(huge)) > subtitle(, size(huge)) > ************* > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Tomas Lind > Gesendet: Montag, 3. Mai 2010 16:27 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: st: Text size in graphs > > Dear listers > > I am struggling with getting larger text to fit en OH-slide. > > Does anyone know how to get larger text in a legend. Seems to be complicated > with the need to resize the legend-box to? > > Also, I´m doing two graphs side-by-side (-by(sex)-). How do I get a larger > font for the sex-labels (boys, girls) that are shown on top of the graph? > > > /Tomas > > > > * XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX > twoway /// > (line p time , sort lc(red) lw(thick) ) /// > (line p time , sort lc(blue) lw(thick) ) /// > (line p time , sort lc(black) lw(thick) ) /// > (line p time , sort lc(green) lw(thick) ) , /// > /// > ylabel(0(0.04)0.2 , angle(horiz) labsize(5) ) > /// > xlabel(1 2 4 8 12 , labsize(5)) > /// > legend(label(1 "0 risk factors") /// > label(2 "1 risk factors") /// > label(3 "2-3 risk factors") /// > label(4 "4-5 risk factors") ) /// > ytitle("Prev wheeze" , size(5)) /// > xtitle("Age in years" , size(5)) /// > by(sex) /// > scheme(s1mono) > * XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX > > > * > * 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/ > > > * > * 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/ > * * 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: Text size in graphs***From:*"Tomas Lind" <tomas.lind@ki.se>

**st: SV: AW: Text size in graphs***From:*"Tomas Lind" <tomas.lind@ki.se>

**st: AW: SV: AW: Text size in graphs***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**Re: st: AW: SV: AW: Text size in graphs***From:*Michael Norman Mitchell <Michael.Norman.Mitchell@gmail.com>

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