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Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: incorporate table into figure |

Date |
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:56:34 -0400 |

Thanks. I ended up pasting together a table and image for the first draft, but next time around I will try this. On 8/25/2010 10:21 AM, Trelle Sven wrote:

The approach previously described using markerlabels can be used for this. Here is an example The resulting plot shows text on the left (in variable "prep_label") and text, in this case risk ratios plus 95% CI, on the right of the forest plot (in variable "result"). variables "resultpos" and "prep_label_pos" determine where the text is positioned on the x-axis. The xscale option "noline" prevents Stata from drawing the x-axis. Why, because the x-axis will not only be drawn from 0.1 to 10 (see xlabel) but from 0.01 to 100 (see xscale). I usually import the graph in Powerpoint, de-group it and connect the outer ticks, group it again and save it again as emf-file. That's the only manipulation necessary. If you don't care about the x-axis line just delete the "noline" option. BW/Sven *** example starts twoway scatter prep med, mcolor(black) msymbol(O) /// || rspike lower upper prep, lcolor(black) horizontal /// || scatter prep resultpos, msymbol(i) mlabel(result) mlabposition(3) mlabgap(2) mlabsize(medium) mlabcolor(black) /// || scatter prep prep_label_pos, msymbol(i) mlabel(prep_label) mlabposition(9) mlabgap(2) mlabsize(medium) mlabcolor(black) /// yscale(r(0.5 8.25) rev off) /// xscale(r(0.01 100) log noline) xlabel(0.1 0.2 0.5 1 2 5 10, labsize(medium) format(%03.1f)) xline(1, lcolor(black) lpattern(dash) lwidth(thin)) /// scheme(s1color) title("`title'", justification(left) bexpand) plotregion(lstyle(none)) legend(off) name(forest, replace) graph export "$gd\forest.emf", replace *** example ends -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Jeph Herrin Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 5:07 PM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: incorporate table into figure My last post on this was so fruitful, I am trying another - in this case I need to add a table on the left, so http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/301/14/1439/JOC90023F3 is there some helpful option or table type I am overlooking? I know that the previous advice about merging a graph with a table inside a Word document (for example) will apply, just wondering if there is a more direct way as I may have to revise this figure many many times. thanks, Jeph On 8/23/2010 9:44 PM, Jeph Herrin wrote:I would like to incorporate a very simply (4x2) table into a figure. Iwould 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/ * * 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/

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

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

**RE: st: incorporate table into figure***From:*"Trelle Sven" <strelle@ctu.unibe.ch>

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