    # Re: st: RE: controlling -sort- within a complex graph

 From Michael McCulloch To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: RE: controlling -sort- within a complex graph Date Thu, 19 Oct 2006 07:48:54 -0700

Thank you Nick. -ysc(reverse)- worked very well. And thanks for the pointer on how to describe a problem!
My problem was that in the two examples of code below, whether I place -sort(idnum)- in the -twoway- portion of the graph (FIRST EXAMPLE) or the -scatter- portion (SECOND EXAMPLE), the graph appears sorted in descending order; suggesting that -sort(idnum)- produced no effect.
Michael

FIRST EXAMPLE
twoway rcap min95 max95 Model if parmseq==1, horizontal msize(huge) ///
xtitle(Hazard Ratio and 95% Confidence Interval, margin(0 0 0 5)) ///
ytitle(Analysis Method) ylabel( 1 "II" 2 "II" 3 "IIIA", angle(h)) mlabel(idstr) sort(idnum)- ///
|| scatter Model estimate if parmseq==1, msize(medlarge) legend(off)

SECOND EXAMPLE
twoway rcap min95 max95 Model if parmseq==1, horizontal msize(huge) ///
xtitle(Hazard Ratio and 95% Confidence Interval, margin(0 0 0 5)) ///
ytitle(Analysis Method) ylabel( 1 "II" 2 "II" 3 "IIIA", angle(h)) mlabel(idstr) ///
|| scatter Model estimate if parmseq==1, msize(medlarge) legend(off) -sort(idnum)-

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