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# st: RE: AW: RE: RE: AW: Graph Box Question

 From "Nick Cox" To Subject st: RE: AW: RE: RE: AW: Graph Box Question Date Sun, 8 Aug 2010 18:16:02 +0100

```Sure, if you want precisely that graph, then you'd need to do something
like what you did.

I read Reg's question as giving two examples of different graphs he
wanted, not one example of a composite graph he wanted.

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

Martin Weiss

" Some combination of -if- and -over()- would seem sufficient for either
problem."

Could you show that using my example? How do you get the two graphs into
the
same panel using -over()- and -if-?

Nick Cox

Some combination of -if- and -over()- would seem sufficient for either
problem.

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

Reg Jordan

Thanks so much, Martin. Your suggestion did the trick. Much appreciated.

Martin Weiss

One idea would be to separate beforehand:

*************
sysuse nlswork,clear
separate hours, by(inrange(year, 70,72)) gen(firstsepa) separate hours,
by(inlist(year, 70,73,76)) gen(secondsepa) label variable firstsepa1
`"Variable for Hours in Years 1970-1972"'
label variable  secondsepa1`"Variable for Hours in Years 1970, 1973,
1976"'
graph box firstsepa1 secondsepa1, legend(rows(2))
*************

Reg Jordan

I have data collected during the years 2000 -2009. I want to boxplot one
of
the data variables, but I've hit a roadblock attempting to plot only
that
variable for certain years.
How would I boxplot data for: (1) years 2000 - 2003, and (2) for years,
say,
2000, 2003, and 2007? Thanks for your assistance.

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