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From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Specifying barlook_option on sorted bar graph |

Date |
Thu, 7 Apr 2011 09:20:54 +0100 |

But a basic misunderstanding here is that with your example syntax the first bar look is associated with the first variable being shown -- not the first bar. On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 9:04 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > What you seek appears in essence to be what is being done -- in > various ways -- in the thread started by Stephen Jenkins yesterday. > > Nick > > On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 2:03 AM, Mathew Kiang <mathew.kiang@gmail.com> wrote: > >> It seems like it should be a simple command, but I've given up in >> frustration and turn here for help. >> >> I'd like to make a series simple bar graphs (let's say two graphs), one >> variable at a time (let's say mpg then cost) over a categorical variable >> (e.g., carmodel), sorted in descending order for each; however, the catch is >> I want a specific car model differentiated in both graphs (via one of the >> barlook_options). >> >> graph bar mpg, over(carmodel, sort(1) descending) >> graph bar cost, over(carmodel, sort(1) descending) >> >> As far as I can tell, when I use a barlook_option like bar(#, color()), I >> have to specify the #th bar, which may not be the same across both graphs. I >> could go back and manually change each, but this quickly gets tedious with >> many different models or many different graphs. > * * 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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