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Re: st: RE: Modifying the font size of the labels of a categorical variable


From   A Loumiotis <antonis.loumiotis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Modifying the font size of the labels of a categorical variable
Date   Thu, 24 Jun 2010 15:07:24 +0300

Thanks Martin!

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> <>
>
> *************
> graph bar (sum) sales, over(sector) ///
> over(time2, label(labsize(vsmall))) ///
>  asyvars stack legend(size(vsmall))
> *************
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of A Loumiotis
> Sent: Donnerstag, 24. Juni 2010 13:39
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: RE: Modifying the font size of the labels of a categorical
> variable
>
> Yes. I want to reduce the font size of SECTOR 1 SECTOR 2 and SECTOR 3
> in the legend of the categorical variable sector.
>
> Thanks,
> Antonis
>
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>> <>
>>
>> Are you talking about the entries in the -legend-? I cannot see any other
>> labels for the sectors...
>>
>>
>> HTH
>> Martin
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of A Loumiotis
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 24. Juni 2010 13:31
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: Modifying the font size of the labels of a categorical
> variable
>>
>> Hi,
>> Is there an option in graph bar that I can use to modify the font size
>> of the labels of a categorical variable when the bars of this variable
>> are stacked?
>> Here is an example (modification of an example that Nick Cox has
>> provided) of what I have in mind:
>>
>> clear
>> set obs 1000
>> egen id = seq(), block(10)
>> egen time = seq(), to(10)
>> format time %tq
>> gen time2=string(time, "%tq")
>> gen sector = ceil(3 * runiform())
>> bysort id: replace sector=sector[1]
>> label define sector 1 "SECTOR 1" 2 "SECTOR 2" 3 "SECTOR 3"
>> label values sector sector
>> gen sales=exp(rnormal())*1000
>> graph bar (sum) sales, over(sector, label(labsize(vsmall)))
>> over(time2, label(labsize(vsmall))) asyvars stack
>>
>>
>> The options above for the bar graph adjust the font size of the time2
>> variable values, but the font size of the labels of the variable
>> sector that the bars are stacked are not adjusted even though I
>> believe I have included such an option [ over(sector,
>> label(labsize(vsmall))) ]  .  What do I do wrong?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Antonis
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