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RE: st: multiple (overlaid) serrbar charts


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: multiple (overlaid) serrbar charts
Date   Mon, 6 Mar 2006 13:31:24 -0000

You are wrong. The help for -ciplot- indicates
that it takes the options of -scatter-, which 
include multiple y axes. 

That said, these should surely be identical to each
other for the plot to make any statistical sense. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Richard Palmer-Jones
 
> Thanks - ciplot nearly does it - especially getting rid of one set of
> legends (from the twoway rcap and scatter plots).
> 
> But I would like a bit more control - to use multiple y axes for
> example which I don't think I can get with ciplot - correct me if I am
> wrong ?
> 
> I looked at the code for ciplot, thanks to Nick, and worked out that
> the trick is to use "legend(order(1 2 3))  to drop the redundant
> labels from multiple twoway plots.

Nick Cox 

> > I don't think Richard's missing anything
> > w.r.t. -serrbar-. It's been around for
> > a long time, but is not a very general
> > command and does no more than is claimed
> > in the help.
> >
> > In addition to Maarten's suggestion, -ciplot-
> > from SSC may be of use or interest.
> >
> > On the whole, however, CIs plotted just
> > the way you want requires recourse to
> > a combination of -twoway- types, as Richard says.
> >
> > I can't comment on Richard's code because he
> > doesn't show it to us.

Maarten buis

> > > Have a look at Roger Newson's -eclplot- (type -findit eclplot-).

Richard Palmer-Jones

> > > > I would like to overlay means and cis of several variables
> > > against (for
> > > > example) time. Serrbar alows only one variable. twoway line
> > > or scatter
> > > > and rcap can be overlaid for each variable and combined 
> in the same
> > > > graph but in the legend I get two entries for each 
> varaible and I
> > > > cannot get rid of one of them.

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