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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: Ang: Re: st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph |

Date |
Mon, 4 Feb 2013 17:48:49 +0000 |

Otherwise put. You have 5 lines of legend. You insist on 3 columns. You insist on holes at 2 and 3. That is sufficient to force line at 1 hole at 2 hole at 3 line at 4 line at 5 line at 6 line at 7 and the rest is immaterial; there is nothing to else to show, so Stata is done. Nick [Cox] On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Nick Winter <njgwinter@gmail.com> wrote: > By default, Stata counts the positions from left to right, top to bottom > (like reading in English). So position two, in a three-column array, is the > top-middle, position three is the top-right. Then the markers fill in from > there. > > the -colfirst- option tells state to count down then across, so you could > use > > ... legend( hole(4 6 7) cols(3) colfirst) > > Note that this reordered the series. > > - Nick > > > On 2/4/2013 11:18 AM, Tomas Lind wrote: >> >> Yeas, it works! >> >> How can I understand the logic behind hole(2 3)? >> To me it looks like there is a hole in position 2 and 3 on row 1 >> and the same in row 3? >> >> /Tomas >> >> >> >> -----owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu skrev: ----- >> Till: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Från: Nick Winter >> Sänt av: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Datum: 2013-02-04 17:09 >> Ärende: Re: st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph >> >> This does it for me: >> >> ... , legend(cols(3) hole(2 3)) >> >> - Nick Winter >> >> >> On 2/4/2013 10:12 AM, Tomas Lind wrote: >>> >>> Hi all, >>> >>> Legend in a twoway line graph >>> >>> I´m making a line graph with 5 lines (5 variables). >>> I would like the legend to show the items with 3 rows >>> and 3 columns, see illustration below. >>> I´m trying desperately with -" " and holes(2) etcetera >>> but I can´t make it. >>> >>> Does anyone know anything about this? >>> >>> The --- is my illustration for the lines that Stata produces >>> >>> >>> --- Mean A >>> --- Mean B --- B CI lower --- B CI upper >>> --- Mean C >>> >>> >>> I´m running Stata SE 11.1 on Windows >>> >>> >>> >>> /Tomas >>> >>> Tomas Lind >>> Stockholm Sweden >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**Re: st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph***From:*Nick Winter <njgwinter@gmail.com>

**st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph***From:*Tomas Lind <tomas.lind@sll.se>

**Ang: Re: st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph***From:*Tomas Lind <tomas.lind@sll.se>

**Re: Ang: Re: st: Legend with rows and columns in a line graph***From:*Nick Winter <njgwinter@gmail.com>

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