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Re: st: Query on graphing


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Query on graphing
Date   Thu, 7 Jun 2012 09:25:37 +0100

Consider also some variant on

dotplot turnout, mla(date) mlabpos(9) xsc(off) xsize(2)

Nick

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> As Dan implies, it's just a scatter plot so far as Stata is concerned.
>
> In this case, a convenience command is -stripplot- (SSC).
>
> clear
>
> input date turnout
>  1979 63
>  1984 59
>  1989 58
>  1994 57
>  1999 49
>  2004 46
>  2009 43
> end
>
> stripplot turnout , separate(date) ms(O) ///
> mfcolor(green*2 green green*0.5 yellow orange red red*2) vertical ///
> mla(date date date date date date date) mlabpos(9 ..) legend(off) ///
> xsize(2) mlabcolor(black ..) yla(, ang(h)) ///
> ytitle("") title(Turnout in European elections) ///
> subtitle(% of total electorate) scheme(economist) ///
> mlcolor(black ..)  mlw(*.2 ..)  ///
> yla(40(5)65) xli(1, lstyle(grid))
>
> For a plainer version, try
>
> stripplot turnout, vertical mla(date) mlabpos(9)
>
> Nick
>
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:00 AM, Lythgoe, Dan <D.Lythgoe@liverpool.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Amani, this code should do it, just repeat lines two and three for all of the other years:
>>
>> clear
>> input ///
>> year xvar
>>        1979 1
>>        1984 1
>>        1989 1
>>        1994 1
>>        1999 1
>>        2004 1
>>        2009 1
>> end
>>
>> tw (line year xvar , c(L) lcolor(gray) lwidth(1)) ///
>>        (scatter year xvar if year==2009, c(L) lcolor(gray) lwidth(1) msymbol(O) msize(3) mfcolor(red) mlcolor(black) mlwidth(0.5) ///
>>        mlabel(year) mlabposition(9) mlabcolor(black) mlabsize(3)) ///
>>        , graphregion(color(white)) yscale(reverse)
>
>
> SIYAM, Amani
>
>> Thanks for your suggestion. I am actually interested in the plot type whether it is doable in Stata rather than the scheme.
>
> Abhimanyu Arora
>
>> You might want to check out the graphing schemes.
>> There is actually one especially for graphs as in the Economist called -economist-.
>
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:26 AM, SIYAM, Amani <siyama@who.int> wrote:
>
>>> I am curious about a graph I saw in The Economist (Figure 2, in the article http://www.economist.com/node/21555927).
>>>
>>> Can someone tell me whether it was/can be generated by Stata?

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