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Re: st: RE: How to stack bars?


From   oezguer.guererk@uni-erfurt.de
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: How to stack bars?
Date   Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:59:03 +0100

Thank you! It works!

Am 15.03.2012 12:52, schrieb Nick Cox:
You can't stack this way, but you can simulate stacking.

If you define

clonevar total = VAR2
replace total = VAR1 + VAR2

you can then superimpose the bars for -VAR1- on top of those for -total-.

twoway (bar total period, yaxis(2)) (bar VAR1 period, yaxis(2))
(scatter VAR3 period) (scatter VAR4 period), by(VAR5 VAR6)

Warning: not tested.

Defining -total- as VAR2 in the first instance with -clonevar- ensures that it inherits any variable label for VAR2, which can help in graph legends.

Alternative: Look at -rbar-.

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

oezguer.guererk@uni-erfurt.de

How can I stack the bars (VAR1 and VAR2) in the following command?

. twoway (bar VAR1 period, yaxis(2)) (bar VAR2 period, yaxis(2))
(scatter VAR3 period) (scatter VAR4 period), by(VAR5 VAR6)


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