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Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: incorporate table into figure |

Date |
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 21:33:52 -0700 |

Jeph,

1. Create the .gph and export to .tif with a command such as: graph export "my_fig.tif", replace 2. In MS-Word, create a table with four rows and five columns.

Michael On Aug 23, 2010, at 8:14 PM, Eric Booth wrote:

<> Jeph:Here are two examples to get you started, though, it might be easierto just place an exported .gph or .eps version of the figure abovethe formatted table in a Word document and use an image capturesoftware or export the page as an image/pdf.You can tweak the positioning of the text under a figure or writtento a file, but it will take some patience.The code below requires you to install the rtfutil suite of adofilesfrom 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}" _nfile write `handle1' "{ Usual Care 1172 6811 1119 12131212}" _nfile write `handle1' "{ Exercise Train 1444 4242 1233 12311213}" _nrtfclose `handle1'**note: this lines up for me using MS Word 2008 on Mac, but may notline 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/

Best wishes, Michael McCulloch, LAc MPH PhD Pine Street Foundation 124 Pine Street San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674 tel: 415-407-1357 fax: 206-338-2391 * * 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>

**Re: st: incorporate table into figure***From:*Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>

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