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st: Catplot (ssc) labelsize in scheme? Stata 11

From   "Kaulisch, Marc" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Catplot (ssc) labelsize in scheme? Stata 11
Date   Mon, 10 Oct 2011 23:11:57 +0200


A similar question to my previous one regarding ciplot (ssc). Everytime I call -catplot- (ssc) the labelsize is medsmall. My programming skills are zero but in the catplot.ado I cannot find a specification of labsize; so in contrast to my earlier question, I think I am able to control the labelsize in a scheme. But where?

Another way around, would there be a possibility to align actual bar height/width with labelsize (in catplot)
- Is barwidth working with catplot?



P.S.: @David Radwin: Thanks for pointing me to the "Visual Guide", but it is in the office and I am far away from it...

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: [] Im Auftrag von Nick Cox
Gesendet: Samstag, 8. Oktober 2011 17:27
Betreff: Re: st: ciplot (ssc) - change markersymbol

This isn't anything to do with schemes, because, as you report, whatever your -scheme- choices, -ciplot- would override them.

Welcome to the world of programming! That is, if you want -ciplot- to default to circles, you need to clone the program and set your own defaults. It's now your program, except in so far as it was mine. You should use a different name.

Evidently, I preferred -dh- as default marker for myself, at least when -ciplot- was written.


On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Kaulisch, Marc <> wrote:

> I am really puzzled and cannot solve the problem myself. Drawing graph 
> with ciplot (from ssc) I get a diamond as marker (independently of 
> scheme used). As I do some graphs with the statsby-strategy, where I 
> get a circle as marker, and some with ciplot, I would like to get a 
> circle for both types of graphs.
> Where do I have to change the markersymbol in my scheme?
> I do not want to extend every -ciplot- command by msymbol(circle).
> Marc
> P.S.: Is there any good introduction into the customizing schemes?
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