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Re: st: attaching text and tables to graphs


From   Clive Nicholas <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: attaching text and tables to graphs
Date   Fri, 10 Jun 2011 05:34:25 +0100

Either Statalist has entered a weird parallel universe, or this
message was intended to be sent privately.

C

On 10 June 2011 04:43, Randy Kesselring <RANDYK@astate.edu> wrote:
> Cheng Hao,
>
> Please don't buy any camping equipment until you look over what we have.  An 8' X 10' tent is very large.  I think I have one that will work better.  You can look over what we have and if you decide you want something else, you can buy it then.
>
> Tables are good!  Believe me, you don't have too many tables in your paper.
>
>
> I hope you are still intending to move.  Don't worry about furniture.  We will get you all that you need for little or no money.  I don't think the move will be a problem.
>
> Have a good weekend and don't worry about your paper.  I will be back on Monday.
>
> I'm studying logarithms tonight.
> ________________________________________
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Mc Gee [dr.richardmcgee@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 5:06 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: attaching text and tables to graphs
>
> Thank you so much Eric, that's exactly what I wanted to do.
> Best wishes,
> Richard
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Eric Booth
> Sent: Friday, 10 June 2011 12:08 AM
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Subject: Re: st: attaching text and tables to graphs
>
> <>
> The | divider in the table was bothering me so, here it is after playing
> with it a bit more--this time using the 'caption' option to build the second
> column of values.
> *************
> sysuse auto, clear
>
> forval n = 1/20 {
>        loc sidetable `" `sidetable'  " `=make[`n']'  "  "'
>        }
>        di `"`sidetable'"'
> forval n = 1/20 {
>        loc sidecap `" `sidecap'  "      $`=price[`n']'"  "'
>        }
>        di `"`sidetable'"'
> graph bar (mean) headroom price,  ///
>  blabel(bar) note("{bf: MAKE    }"  ///
>  "-----------------"    `sidetable'  ///
>  , size(medsmall) color(green) ///
>  position(2) margin(small)  ///
>  justification(left)) ///
>  caption(" {bf:   Price }"  ///
>  "---------"    `sidecap'  ///
>  , size(medsmall) color(midgreen) ///
>  position(2) margin(vsmall)  ///
>  justification(right))
> *************
> Anyways, you probably get the point.
>
> - Eric
> __
> Eric A. Booth
> Public Policy Research Institute
> Texas A&M University
> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
>
>
> On Jun 9, 2011, at 8:39 AM, Eric Booth wrote:
>
>> <>
>>
>> BTW, you can use a loop to build your 'note' with some data from you
>> dataset more quickly, e.g.,
>>
>> *************
>> sysuse auto, clear
>>
>> forval n = 1/15 {
>>       loc sidetable `" `sidetable'  " `=make[`n']'     |  `=price[`n']'"
> "'
>>       }
>> di `"`sidetable'"'
>>
>> graph bar (mean) headroom price,  ///
>>  blabel(bar) note("{bf: MAKE     |Price}"  ///
>>  "---------------------------"    `sidetable'  ///
>>  , size(medsmall) color(green) ///
>>  position(2) margin(small)  ///
>>  justification(right))
>> ***********
>> - Eric
>> __
>> Eric A. Booth
>> Public Policy Research Institute
>> Texas A&M University
>> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
>>
>> On Jun 9, 2011, at 8:17 AM, Eric Booth wrote:
>>
>>> <>
>>>
>>> Something like this?
>>> ********
>>> sysuse auto, clear
>>>
>>> graph bar (mean) headroom price,  ///
>>> blabel(bar) note("{bf: MY DATA}"  ///
>>> "---------------"    "1:  `=make[1]'" ///
>>> "2:  `=make[2]'" "3: `=make[3]'" "4: `=make[4]'" ///
>>> "5: `=make[5]'" "6: `=make[6]'" "7: `=make[7]'" ///
>>> "8: `=make[8]'" "9: `=make[9]'" "10: `=make[10]'" ///
>>> "Other: `=make[11]'", size(medium) color(green) ///
>>> position(2) margin(medsmall)  ///
>>> justification(left))
>>>
>>> ********
>>>
>>> Also, take a look at this thread for other ideas:
>>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-08/msg01131.html
>>>
>>> - Eric
>>> __
>>> Eric A. Booth
>>> Public Policy Research Institute
>>> Texas A&M University
>>> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 8, 2011, at 11:24 PM, Richard Mc Gee wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dear Statalist, I would like to attach a table/column of text to the
>>>> right hand side of a graph and was wondering if you had any
>>>> suggestions on how to achieve this? I already have information on
>>>> yaxis 1 & 2 and would prefer not to move these i.e. I would like to
>>>> have this information in addition to the graph. 'Graph combine'
>>>> isn't quite right either.
>>>> Thanks for your help,
>>>> Richard McGee
>>
>>
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