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Re: st: angle for text in graph


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: angle for text in graph
Date   Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:26:37 -0400

Scott,

thank you very much; I just wonder why that solution never occurred to
me ;-)

Best,
Rich

On 6/12/13 10:21 AM, Scott Merryman wrote:
> I think you will have to wrap each character in quotes:
> 
> slideplot hbar rep78, neg(1 2 3) pos(4 5) by(foreign) percent ///
> legend(subtitle("FIM Scale") span cols(7))  ///
> ytitle("Percent of the population with these scores") ///
>  title("AdmissionFIM_Comprehension") ///
>   l2("I" "m" "p" "a" "i" "r" "m" "e" "n" "t" " " "G" "r" "o" "u" "p"
> "s", orient(h) size(*.8) )
> 
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Richard Goldstein
> <richgold@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> in using Nick Cox's -slideplot- command (from SSC), I am attempting to
>> add text on the far left and, if possible, I would like that text to be
>> vertical (explained below)
>>
>> as an example, here is code using Stata's auto data set:
>>
>> slideplot hbar rep78, neg(1 2 3) pos(4 5) by(foreign) percent
>> legend(subtitle("FIM Scale") span cols(7)) ytitle("Percent of the
>> population with these scores") text(-143 50 "Impairment Groups",
>> orient(vertical) align(middle) size(medium) angle(vertical))
>> title("AdmissionFIM_Comprehension")
>>
>> This may be a little confusing as I have changed as little as I could
>> get away with; most of the text deals with a medical example using the
>> Functional Independence Measure (FIM), widely used in rehab hospitals in
>> the US (and some other countries); the text I am concerned with here is
>> "Impairment Groups" which I would like to look as follows:
>>
>> I
>> m
>> p
>> a
>> i
>> r
>> m
>> e
>> n
>> t
>>
>> G
>> r
>> o
>> u
>> p
>> s
>>
>> I had thought that the "angle" option would do this, but it has no
>> effect (i.e., the graph looks the same without the option as with it and
>> continues to look the same whether the anglestyle is given as "vertical"
>> or as "horizontal"
>>
>> any ideas?
>>
>> Rich
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