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Re: st: Marking an axis break


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Marking an axis break
Date   Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:20:43 +0000

This is an FAQ.

FAQ     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Showing scale breaks on graphs
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N. J. Cox and S. Merryman
        7/06    How can I show scale breaks on graphs?
                http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/graphics/scale-breaks/

See also

SJ-12-2 gr0052  . . . . . . . . . . Speaking Stata: Transforming the time axis
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N. J. Cox
        Q2/12   SJ 12(2):332--341                                (no commands)
        discusses logarithmic scales, square root scales, and scale
        breaks in the time axis to give the most interesting parts
        of a graph more space



Nick

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Allan Reese (Cefas)
<allan.reese@cefas.co.uk> wrote:

> I've made a graph where the axis is labelled with observed values and an
> arbitrarily-placed "<LoD" (limit of detection).  Does anyone have a neat
> trick to insert a small break, or a pair of ticks, or a Z into the Y
> axis to indicate the discontinuity?
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