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"Fiedler, James (JSC-SK)[USRA]" <james.fiedler-1@nasa.gov> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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st: RE: RE: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand |

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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:25:37 -0500 |

By "range", do you mean y-axis? If so, she says explicitly that she wants x-axis restriction. If not, I'm not sure how we disagree. James ________________________________________ From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of DE SOUZA Eric [eric.de_souza@coleurope.eu] Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:10 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: RE: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand I don't think this is what Amanda wanted. The way I understand her, she wishes to estimate and fit a line over the range (a b) but only show the graph for that fit over the range (c d) where a < c and d < b Eric de Souza College of Europe Brugge (Bruges), Belgium http://www.coleurope.eu -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Fiedler, James (JSC-SK)[USRA] Sent: 16 June 2011 17:55 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand Hello, I haven't seen a response to this yet, so I'll take a stab at it. I'll have to make some assumptions, since you haven't explicitly said which command you are using. I assume you're using -twoway lfit-. Here's another option, which forgoes the convenience of -twoway lfit- but gives extra control: regress y x predict yhat twoway (scatter y x if x >= 1 & x <= 10) (line yhat x if x >= 1 & x <= 10, sort(x)) James ________________________________________ From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Amanda Blakely Delp [abd35@georgetown.edu] Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:13 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand Hello all, I'm trying to create a fairly simple graph- just a scatterplot overlayed with a linear prediction. My problem is that I can't seem to control which area of the graph to display. I know I can expand the plot region, but there doesn't seem to be a similar code to force-contract it. All I care about is the 1-10 region on my scale (x-axis), where some outliers are outside of this region. Of course, if I drop these outliers, the graph region cooperates. Is it possible to crop the display region without dropping the observations which determine the behavior of the linear prediction? Like a way to force the command "xscale(range(0 10)"? Ideally, I'd like to compare 2 graphs-- one with the outliers, and one without, but only along the smaller region of the x-axis. Many thanks- Amanda * * 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/ * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: RE: RE: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand***From:*Amanda Blakely Delp <abd35@georgetown.edu>

**References**:**st: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand***From:*Amanda Blakely Delp <abd35@georgetown.edu>

**st: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand***From:*"Fiedler, James (JSC-SK)[USRA]" <james.fiedler-1@nasa.gov>

**st: RE: RE: Graph: Control plot region- contract, not expand***From:*DE SOUZA Eric <eric.de_souza@coleurope.eu>

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