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# Re: st: RE: RE: Graph dot labels

 From Fred Wolfe To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: RE: RE: Graph dot labels Date Tue, 1 Jun 2010 15:05:25 -0500

```Thanks.

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> -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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