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Re: st: Twoway Range Plots


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Twoway Range Plots
Date   Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:25:32 +0100

-xlabel(1 2 3 4, valuelabel)- should work.

Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 17 June 2013 23:21, Erika Kociolek <ekociole@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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