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Re: st: My axis(2)-title is ignored when using by() in twoway scatter?

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: My axis(2)-title is ignored when using by() in twoway scatter?
Date   Mon, 24 Oct 2011 08:38:07 +0100

I usually get -yaxis()- and -axis()- the wrong way round the first
time I do it. What is apparently missing here is a declaration
-yaxis(1 2)-. That may help.


On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 11:41 PM, Kim Lyngby Mikkelsen <> wrote:

> In  twoway scatter, when using the  by() option, yti("My title",
> axis(2)) is innored?
> Is there anyway to have the "axis(2)"-titel displayed?
> My by-variable is gender, that is, with 2 categories.
> My code is:
> scatter proportion_m   year_op2 if alder_op10==80, sort msymbol(none)
> connect(l) || ///
> scatter proportion_m   year_op2 if alder_op10==90, sort msymbol(none)
> connect(l) || ///
> scatter mean_age_op year_op2                              , sort
> msymbol(none) connect(l) yaxis(2) ylab(72(2)78, axis(2)) || ///
> , by(gender, legend(off) note("") ti("No. of operations, and mean age
> at operation, by gender"))  ///
> yti("No. of operations (per 1000)", axis(1)) yti("Mean age at
> operation", axis(2))
> The axis(2)-title ("Mean age at operation") is ignored!
> If I remove the by()-option, both y-titles are displayed!
> How can I have it displayed when using the by()-option?
> I an using Stata 12, win7

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