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Re: st: Overlay a map with additional boundaries in -tmap-?

From   "Eric A. Booth" <>
Subject   Re: st: Overlay a map with additional boundaries in -tmap-?
Date   Mon, 23 Mar 2009 11:53:41 -0500

What commands were you using with -tmap- ?

Have you tried using -spmap- yet? -spmap- seems to be more flexible with plotting multiple layers on a map.

Take a look at this link: (especially pages 230 - 250) for some detailed examples (use google translate on the document if you don't speak Italian).



Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
Office: +979.845.6754
Fax: +979.845.0249

On Mar 23, 2009, at 11:33 AM, Taavi Lai wrote:

Dear statalist,

I have produced a map using -tmap- for local municipalities in my country (227) and would like to overlay this graph with county (15) boundaries in
different colour. Thus, in essence I'd like to plot a map using two
different boundary files.
However, according to -tmap- help file this doesn't seem to be possible.
Am I in error and this overlay can be achieved using -tmap- or is the only
way some kind of external manipulation e.g. in MapInfo?

Best regards,

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