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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: AW: simple "graph twoway, b()" question |

Date |
Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:30:30 -0000 |

You may get better control by specify -xla()- instead. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Martin Weiss Well, how close is the third line in my suggestion line le year, xsc(r(1850 2006)) by(x) to your desired work-around? Markus Pannenberg Thanks Martin, you are right! (I also figured this out before sending my e-mail to the stata-list....). However: Does anyone know a work-around...? On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > > The thing - in my view - is that not every -twoway- option carries over to > the -by- options. See > help by_option Try sysuse uslifeexp, clear set seed 1001 g x =runiform()>0.5 line le year, by(x) line le year, xsc(r(1850 2006)) line le year, xsc(r(1850 2006)) by(x) line le year, by(x, xsc(r(1850 2006))) and note the different behavior. Markus Pannenberg > I have a simple "graph twoway, by()" question: > > When I type: > > (1) twoway (line gdp year), by(country), > > Stata creates a graph with plots for all countries and a range for the > x axis starting in 2000 though the minimum of the variable year is > 2001! > > > When I type: > > (2) twoway (line gdp year), xsc(r(2001 2006)), > > Stata creates a graph with a range for the x axis starting in 2001. > > However, when I combine (1) and (2), i.e. > > (3) twoway (line gdp year), by(country, xsc(r(2001 2006))) > > Stata tells me: "option xsc() not allowed" r(198)! * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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