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Re: st: space between plots when using "graph combine"


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: space between plots when using "graph combine"
Date   Sun, 18 Sep 2011 15:42:25 -0400

Maria Ana Vitorino <vitorino@wharton.upenn.edu>:
Why not just
gr combine fig1 fig2 fig2 fig1, name(figcombo, replace) xsize(10) ysize(10)
?

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Maria Ana Vitorino
<vitorino@wharton.upenn.edu> wrote:
> I have a question regarding the graph regions. I have 4 square plots that I
> want to put in the same figure. If we look at the plots individually, the
> figures are square (including the margins around the plot itself). But when
> I combine them the areas around the plots become rectangles.  Below is an
> example (I used colors so that it's easier to see what I'm trying to
> explain). Any suggestions on how to make the final combined plot also a
> square without wasting so much space to the left and to the right of the
> plots?
> Thanks!
> Ana
>
>
> sysuse auto, clear
> scatter mpg weight, aspect(1) xsize(5) ysize(5) graphregion(color(erose))
> plotregion(margin(zero)) name(fig1, replace)
> scatter mpg weight, aspect(1) xsize(5) ysize(5) graphregion(color(blue))
> plotregion(margin(zero)) name(fig2, replace)
> graph combine  fig1 fig2 fig2 fig1, saving(figcombo,  replace)

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