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RE: st: bar graph axis color- frustrated


From   "Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: bar graph axis color- frustrated
Date   Fri, 11 Jun 2010 11:38:10 +0800

...

it's really buried away, isn't it.

Changing the look of the category axis is really something I would
expect people would want to do.  Perhaps the Graphics Manual could be
updated to show a few examples.



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Airey, David
C
Sent: Friday, 11 June 2010 11:34 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: bar graph axis color- frustrated

.

Oh, Kieren got it:

graph hbar weight price ,  yvaroptions(axis(lc(none)))

The help is in "help graph_bar##yvar_options"

So it's a real option. Still, I would like to know if and how to use
graph editor commands directly if possible.

-Dave

> sysuse auto
> 
> graph hbar weight price, nodraw saving(Graph, replace)
> 
> graph hbar weight price, nodraw play(axis_none) saving(Graph, replace)
> 
> The second command does indeed draw the command on the screen. My
recording removes the axis successfully, but at the expense of drawing
it to the screen. Why should the graph recording require the graph be
drawn?
> 
> The graph editor command that seems to be issued is:
> 
> "varaxis.style.editstyle linestyle(color(none)) editcopy"
> 
> if I open the .gph file with a text editor.
> 
> -Dave
> 
> 
>> But there has to be an underlying graph command that the graph editor
is issuing but is not documented under graph bar. I think I remember
seeing others use graph editor commands directly (at the command line)
before on this list. You just need to find out what graph editor command
is being issued when you make the axis color none using the graph editor
and then issue that command in your .do file.
> 
> -Dave
> 
>>> Thank you Michael. That is exactly how I am doing them (using the
record) feature. The problem is that I am doing 20 graphs on each of 700
sites and outputting them to a series of reports. To run the recorded
routine, I have to display each graph. That is, I can not use the
-nodraw- option!!
>> 
> 
> 

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