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st: Fwd: Fine-tuning -ring- legend placement to avoid overprinting on plot


From   graupel75@gmail.com
To   Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Fwd: Fine-tuning -ring- legend placement to avoid overprinting on plot
Date   Sun, 7 Apr 2013 08:09:11 +0800

Dear 'Listers,

I am trying to 'nudge' the legend key and text to avoid impinging on
my plot. There's an 'East' etc. option in the graphics editor, but it only
applies to the text and not the key; the justification options have
also failed. Any of the graphics gurus out there have any ideas?

***** Begin example *****

net install gr0002_3.pkg // install scheme 'lean2'

webuse brcancer, clear
stset rectime, failure(censrec = 1)

sts graph, by(hormon) ///
legend(size(large) ring(0) pos(2) justification(right)) ///
legend(label (1 "Long Category Name") label (2 "Category A")) ///
legend(label (3 "Category B") label (4 "Category C")) ///
legend(order(2 3 4 1)) //

***** End example *****

cheers!
Andrew Lover

______________________________________________
Epidemiologist
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (CIDER)
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore
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