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st: RE: RE: RE: Graph problems

From   "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: RE: RE: Graph problems
Date   Fri, 31 Oct 2003 18:05:04 -0000

Dev Vencappa

> " Stata users, I don't have the graphics manual to refer to, and web
> resources are a bit limited (or I don't seem to get it
> right) for the
> question I have.
>  I am putting a second y-axis on a graph in Stata, but
> cannot get the
> scale to be different on each y axis in such a way as to make sure
> that each axis starts at the minimum value and finish at the maximum
> value of the label specified for each axis. That is to say, the
> starting point for axis 2 should be 0.33 but I also want
> the starting
> point of 1.6 for axis 1 to start at the same point at it starts for
> axis 2.  I am trying to get the minimum values for each variable to
> start at the very bottom on the x-axis  (eg axis 1 has a
> value of 1.6
> as the starting point, and axis 2 has the value 0.33 as the starting
> point. Using the command below simply gets 0.33 to start from the
> x-axis, but 1.6 to start somewhere higher on the y-axis for that
> variable.
> I have tried this command (one single line)
> line relempmanuf relwagemanuf year, yaxis(1 2)
> ytitle(relative wages,
> axis(1)) ytitle(relative employment, axis(2)) xlabel(1984(2)1997)
> ylabel(1.6(0.1)2, axis(1)) ylabel(0.33(0.01)0.39, axis(2)) sort

Try something like


( line relempmanuf year,
ytitle(relative wages) xlabel(1984(2)1997)
ylabel(1.6(0.1)2) sort )

( line relwagemanuf year, yaxis(2)
ytitle(relative employment, axis(2))
ylabel(0.33(0.01)0.39, axis(2)) sort)

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