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Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

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"<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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Re: st: incorporate table into figure |

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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 03:14:05 +0000 |

<> Jeph: Here are two examples to get you started, though, it might be easier to just place an exported .gph or .eps version of the figure above the formatted table in a Word document and use an image capture software or export the page as an image/pdf. You can tweak the positioning of the text under a figure or written to a file, but it will take some patience. The code below requires you to install the rtfutil suite of adofiles from Roger Newson (findit rtfutil) **************! *! watch for wrapping issues in the code below !* //setup// clear all sysuse cancer recode _t (30/max = 30) stset studytime, fail(died) streg, distribution(exponential) predict S, surv //example 1: text() option// sts graph, plot(line S _t, sort) legend(pos(4) ring(0) rows(2)) /// graphregion(margin(vlarge) fcolor(white)) /// xscale(range(-1 30)) aspectratio(.5, place(12)) text(-.2 -3 /// "No. at risk" /// " Usual Care 1172 6811 1119 1213 1212" /// " Exercise Train 1444 4242 1233 1231 1213" /// , place(se) just(left) margin(l+1 t+1 b+1) width(85)) name(test, replace) graph save test "graph", replace graph export graph.eps, as(eps) replace //exmaple 2: rtfutil / file write// sts graph, plot(line S _t, sort) legend(pos(4) ring(0) rows(2)) /// graphregion(margin(vsmall) fcolor(white)) name(test2, replace) graph save test2 "graph2", replace graph export graph2.eps, as(eps) replace cap rtfclose handle1 tempname handle1 rtfopen `handle1' using "mydoc1.rtf", template(fnmono1) replace file write `handle1' "{\pard\b JAMA Graph\par}" _n rtflink `handle1' using "graph2.eps" file write `handle1' "{\line}" _n(2) file write `handle1' "{No. at risk }" _n file write `handle1' "{\line}" _n file write `handle1' "{ Usual Care 1172 6811 1119 1213 1212}" _n file write `handle1' "{ Exercise Train 1444 4242 1233 1231 1213}" _n rtfclose `handle1' **note: this lines up for me using MS Word 2008 on Mac, but may not line up on other configurations** **************! ~ Eric On Aug 23, 2010, at 8:44 PM, Jeph Herrin wrote: > I would like to incorporate a very simply (4x2) table into > a figure. I would like the 4 columns to line up with the four > ticks on the x-axis, but appearing below the axis. The row > labels thus need to be in the left margin. In particular, I need > to reproduce a figure such as one of these > > http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/301/14/1439/JOC90023F2 > > and the issue is lining up the numbers across the bottom. > > I have tried to set it up as a -caption()- with two strings, > but have two problems. First, I cannot persuade the caption to be > aligned with the left side of the graph; -span- only aligns with the > left edge of the y-axis lable, whereas I have set the margin to be > extra wide with -graphreg(m())-. Second, there seems to be no way > other than experiment to align the 4 columns with 4 ticks on the > x-axis. In the graph editor there is a "position offset" for the > caption box which I can set to <0 to achieve what I want, but > I cannot find any corresponding textbox_option. > > Jeph > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: incorporate table into figure***From:*Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org>

**References**:**st: incorporate table into figure***From:*Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net>

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