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RE: st: RE: RE: Graph dot labels


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: RE: Graph dot labels
Date   Tue, 1 Jun 2010 20:58:35 +0100

-reshape long- so that you have one variable and several categories. Or
reach for -twoway- as e.g. in 

SJ-8-2  gr0034  . . . . . . . . . .  Speaking Stata: Between tables and
graphs
        (help labmask, seqvar if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . .  N.
J. Cox
        Q2/08   SJ 8(2):269--289
        outlines techniques for producing table-like graphs

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Fred Wolfe

Alas ...

. graph dot age - all ,ascat ylab(.5 [.1] 1) exclude0 schem(bw)
ytit(Concordance coefficient) xsize(4) ysize(5.3) asis
option asis not allowed
r(198);

. graph dot age - all , ylab(.5 [.1] 1) exclude0 schem(bw)
ytit(Concordance coefficient) xsize(4) ysize(5.3) asis
option asis not allowed
r(198);

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:

> Quite so.
>
> Try using (asis) explicitly in the command then. (-graph dot- defaults
> to means; if your values are unique then it still flags means in the
> labels.)
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Fred Wolfe
>
> Nick: The variable have labels, but in the graph command they are
> displayed as "mean of ...", as in "mean of opioid" instead of "Opioid
> use", which is what I put in by hand.
>
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>> Shouldn't these labels be variable labels in this case? In that case
a
>> do file before the -graph- command will define them.
>
> Martin Weiss
>
>> Needless to ask, you know about the "recorder" and -play()- option
for
>> the
>> graph editor?
>
> Fred Wolfe
>
>> I have made a graph using this command:
>>
>> graph dot age - all ,ascat ylab(.5 [.1] 1) exclude0 schem(bw)
>> ytit(Concordance coefficient) xsize(4) ysize(5.3)
>>
>> I then go in to the graph editor and edit "individual ticks and
>> labels," making my own labels. There are 35 labels. Later I
discovered
>> I needed to add another variable to the graph. But when I do that I
>> lose all of the labels, and I have to start over with them by hand.
>> Does anyone know a way by which I can either "save" the labels I have
>> created or add them during the graph command?

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