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From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: Problem with bar chart |

Date |
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:08:17 +0100 |

This may also be of use or interest. SJ-11-3 gr0049 . . . . . . . . . . Stata tip 102: Highlighting specific bars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N. J. Cox Q3/11 SJ 11(3):474--477 tip on highlighting a subset of observations in a bar or dot chart Nick njcoxstata@gmail.com On 12 April 2013 16:27, Merve Akbas <merveakbas@gmail.com> wrote: > Billy and Matt, > Thanks so much! > You both were very helpful. Billy I tired just collapsing across Gain > and Loss and then reshape so that they are 2 variables, and it > worked! > > Matt, I will also try your suggestion - it would be better if I can do > it without collapsing and reshaping... > > Thanks so much! > merve > > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Barclay Matthew (SHEFFIELD TEACHING > HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST) <matthewbarclay@nhs.net> wrote: >> I think Billy's correct about this. >> >> However, if you take a look at http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2011-01/msg00599.html, you will see that >> >> graph bar avrpercr_b, over(condition, gap(0)) asyvars over(block) >> >> is one solution. >> >> Best wishes, >> Matt >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of William Buchanan >> Sent: 12 April 2013 14:51 >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Subject: Re: st: Problem with bar chart >> >> You are only creating a bar - in a sense - for avrpercr_b and are partitioning it over the variables in the -over()- options. The easiest way I've found to deal with these situations (since the normal solution typically evades me at the time I need it) is to create a dataset with the appropriate summary statistics and then use the -(asis)- optional argument to work around it. Michael Mitchell's book is almost always helpful in these instances (available from StataPress). >> >> HTH, >> Billy >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> On Apr 12, 2013, at 6:41, Merve Akbas <merveakbas@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Dear statalist members, >>> I have a very simple dataset (the one below) >>> And I want to create a barchart that compares the means of the >>> variable "avrpercr_b" between Gain and Loss, for each block. >>> >>> I use this command in stata >>> >>> graph bar avrpercr_b, over(condition, gap(0)) over(block) >>> >>> >>> Which does the job, but it doesn't make the Gain and Loss bar colors different. >>> >>> >>> They both are blue and when I try to change the color of one bar - it >>> dyes all of the bars. >>> >>> >>> If you could help me figure out what is wrong, it would be so highly >>> appreciated! >>> >>> Thanks in advance! >>> >>> Merve Akbas >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> subid blockcondition avrpercr_b >>> 101 1 Gain .74 >>> 101 2 Gain .78 >>> 101 3 Gain .52 >>> 101 4 Gain .78 >>> 102 1 Gain .48 >>> 102 2 Gain .58 >>> 102 3 Gain .54 >>> 102 4 Gain .58 >>> 201 1 Loss .5 >>> 201 2 Loss .62 >>> 201 3 Loss .64 >>> 201 4 Loss .62 >>> 202 1 Loss .9 >>> 202 2 Loss .86 >>> 202 3 Loss .82 >>> 202 4 Loss .86 >>> * >>> * 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/ >> >> ******************************************************************************************************************** >> >> This message may contain confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient please inform the >> sender that you have received the message in error before deleting it. >> Please do not disclose, copy or distribute information in this e-mail or take any action in reliance on its contents: >> to do so is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. >> >> Thank you for your co-operation. >> >> NHSmail is the secure email and directory service available for all NHS staff in England and Scotland >> NHSmail is approved for exchanging patient data and other sensitive information with NHSmail and GSi recipients >> NHSmail provides an email address for your career in the NHS and can be accessed anywhere >> >> ******************************************************************************************************************** >> >> * >> * 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/ > > > > -- > Merve Akbas > > * > * 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**:**st: Problem with bar chart***From:*Merve Akbas <merveakbas@gmail.com>

**RE: st: Problem with bar chart***From:*"Barclay Matthew (SHEFFIELD TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST)" <matthewbarclay@nhs.net>

**Re: st: Problem with bar chart***From:*Merve Akbas <merveakbas@gmail.com>

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