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RE: st: multiple y-axes


From   "Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: multiple y-axes
Date   Thu, 2 Sep 2010 11:39:22 +0800

...

No joy there, Michael.

twoway (histogram osteocalcin, width(5) yaxis(1))  ///
        (line hr TOC, yaxis(2))

gives me the same as:

twoway (histogram osteocalcin, width(5) yaxis(2))   ///
       (line hr TOC, yaxis(1)) 


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Michael N.
Mitchell
Sent: Thursday, 2 September 2010 11:33 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: multiple y-axes

Maybe this will do the trick?

twoway (histogram osteocalcin, width(5) yaxis(1))  ///
        (line hr TOC, yaxis(2))


Michael N. Mitchell
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On 2010-09-01 7.53 PM, Kieran McCaul wrote:
> ...
>
> I'm trying to overlay a line graph and a histogram, so I used this:
>
> twoway (line hr TOC, yaxis(1)) ///
>         (histogram osteocalcin, width(5) yaxis(2))
>
> This gives me the y-axis for hr on the left and the y-axis for the
> histogram on the right which is what I want, but the histogram is over
> the top of the line.
>
> OK, so then I tried:
> twoway (histogram osteocalcin, width(5) yaxis(2))  ///
>         (line hr TOC, yaxis(1))
>
> Now the line is on top of the histogram (good), but the y-axes have
> swapped.  Now the hr axis is on the right  and the histogram axis is
on
> the left.
>
> So my question: how can if get my axes where I want them and have the
> line over the top of the histogram?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
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