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Re: st: Categorical axis labels with -graph dot- and -by-


From   "David W. Harless" <dwharles@vcu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Categorical axis labels with -graph dot- and -by-
Date   Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:35:25 -0400

Scott,
Yes, that is exactly what I wanted -- Thank you!
Dave Harless

On 9/12/2012 8:36 PM, Scott Merryman wrote:
You can use the graph editor to hide the axis labels on the third graph:

sysuse nlsw88, clear
graph dot wage, over(occ )  by(race, rows(2) holes(2))
gr_edit .plotregion1.grpaxis[3].draw_view.setstyle, style(no)
gr_edit .plotregion1.plotregion1[1].GraphEdit,
cmd(_set_graphstyle_remake supgroup_gap 20pct)

Scott

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 10:03 AM, David W. Harless <dwharles@vcu.edu> wrote:
I'm having a problem getting exactly the graph I want with -graph dot- and
the -by- option.  Here is an example using the nlsw88 data set:

sysuse nlsw88, clear
graph dot wage, over(occ ) by(race, rows(2) holes(2))

I'd like to have the categorical axis labels (the occupations) shown only
once in each row (not be repeated as they are in the example graph for the
"other" race).

I haven't found a way to do this in the documentation for -graph dot- or
-graph hbar-. I have read the manual's advice about use of -over- rather
than -by- with dot or hbar graphs, but in my situation -by- looks to be
right among other reasons because I have two -over- categories and two yvars
I wish to plot.

Thank you,
Dave Harless


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