# RE: st: Can we change tick level for Y-axis?

 From "Lim, Nelson" <[email protected]> To <[email protected]> Subject RE: st: Can we change tick level for Y-axis? Date Sat, 2 Oct 2004 17:01:51 -0700

```Thanks, Scott. Honest, I did spend a couple of hours finding a solution.
I didn't realize that I can do this something like this. I admit that I
am not the smartest person I know, but I must say that STATA
documentation on graphic is not the easiest piece to read and learn
from.

Regards,

NL

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graph hbar (mean) promoted, over(race) over(paygrade) ///
ylabel(.10 "10%" .20 "20%" .30 "30%" .40 "40%" .50 "50%" .60 "60%" ///
.70 "70%" .80 "80%" .90 "90%" 1 "100%" )

Hope this helps,
Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lim, Nelson" <[email protected]>
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2004 3:19 pm
Subject: st: Can we change tick level for Y-axis?

> For example, major ticks are labeled as 0, .1, .2, .3, etc. I
> would like
> to change them to 0, 10%, 20%, 30%, etc.
>
> How can we do this in STATA? I look at several sources. I am ready to
> give up and use SigmaPlot, which is my default graphic program.
>
> Why? These represents mean of a dummy variable. But I want to present
> them as percentages.
>
> In case you want to know, I have three categorical variables: (1)
> promoted (1/0), (2) race (1,2,3), and (3) pay-grade (1 to 4). I
> want to
> show how many percent of each group got promoted. I type:
>
> graph hbar (mean) promoted, over(race) over(paygrade)
>
> The graph I have is fine, except that the major ticks are labeled
> as 0,
> .1, .2, etc.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> NL
>

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