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Re: st: Twoway Range Plots


From   Erika Kociolek <ekociole@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Twoway Range Plots
Date   Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:21:35 -0700

Thank you for the great suggestion to combine rcap and scatter - works
wonderfully.

The only way I can get labels to appear in this graph is to use the
following code:

twoway rcap high low group_numeric, xlabel(1 "US" 2 "Europe" 3 "Asia"
4 "Africa")

Is there a way to just use the labels from the variable group_numeric
(which was generated using encode(string_group),
generate(group_numeric)) instead of typing all of the group labels
manually into xlabel?

Thanks!
Erika

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 2:56 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> You need numeric axes for -twoway-. What is the difficulty in showing
> value labels?
>
> twoway rcap min max x || scatter mean x
>
> is one of several ways to show min, max and mean together.
>
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
> On 17 June 2013 20:54, Erika Kociolek <ekociole@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have a question about the range plots that can be generated using
>> Stata's twoway command. Is there any way to generate these plots with
>> a string variable on the x-axis? I tried encoding the string variable
>> of interest and plotting that (which works) but I cannot figure out
>> how to plot the labels of the encoded string variable on the x-axis.
>>
>> Also, I really would like to show the min, mean, and max on a range
>> plot, but am not sure if that can be done (looks like twoway only
>> takes min/max inputs). Are there other ways to achieve this?
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