Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down at the end of May, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

st: any simpler way to add text to a graph


From   "Data Analytics Corp." <walt@dataanalyticscorp.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: any simpler way to add text to a graph
Date   Wed, 13 Apr 2011 09:52:28 -0400

Hi,

I created a simple graph that merely plots the means for a variable where the means are based on a categorical variable. I created the means using collapse:

    collapse ocs, by(project)

I then added a variable to this data set as

    gen x = 0.5

and created the graph I want as

    scatter ocs x, xline(0.5)

I want to add a label next to each point, the label naming the project. I first added, as an example, text(0.49 0.45 "Project 1", place(w)) to the scatter command. That worked. But I have 10 projects. I would have to add 10 such text commands. This is very inefficient. Is there a better way?

Also, is there a way to NOT display tick marks on the x-axis since they're meaningless here?

Thanks for any help,

Walt

________________________

Walter R. Paczkowski, Ph.D.
Data Analytics Corp.
44 Hamilton Lane
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
________________________
(V) 609-936-8999
(F) 609-936-3733
walt@dataanalyticscorp.com
www.dataanalyticscorp.com
_____________________________________________________

*
*   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/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index