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From |
Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: -graph hbar- bars with colour used to identify groups of obs |

Date |
Wed, 6 Apr 2011 16:20:23 +0100 |

A couple of footnotes: 1. -labmask- is user-written. For other examples of how to use it, see SJ-8-2 gr0034 . . . . . . . . . . Speaking Stata: Between tables and graphs (help labmask, seqvar if installed) . . . . . . . . . . . . N. J. Cox Q2/08 SJ 8(2):269--289 outlines techniques for producing table-like graphs 2. When using -twoway- for this kind of graph, the y axis ticks can also be dropped: yla(, notick) Nick On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote: > Stephen-- > > It's often easier to work in -twoway bar- for better control of graphs e.g. > > clear all > input noctry pp_all accession > 1 9.019705 0 > 3 3.933862 1 > 6 13.28287 1 > 7 12.16459 0 > 9 10.973 0 > 11 11.85057 0 > 12 10.47666 1 > 13 12.20738 1 > 14 10.44716 1 > 15 8.407103 0 > 16 7.525132 1 > 18 5.768504 0 > 19 5.594264 0 > 20 10.31553 1 > 21 13.07521 0 > 23 7.804794 1 > 24 4.923772 1 > 25 6.715902 0 > 26 2.96161 0 > 27 8.402966 0 > 31 5.381824 0 > end lab var noctry "Country" > lab var accession "1: Accession country" > label var pp_all "Rate (%)" > lab def noctry 1 "BE" 2 "BG" 3 "CZ" 4 "DK" 5 "DE" > lab def noctry 6 "EE" 7 "IE" 8 "EL" 9 "ES" 10 "FR", modify > lab def noctry 11 "IT" 12 "CY" 13 "LV" 14 "LT" 15 "LU", modify > lab def noctry 16 "HU" 17 "MT" 18 "NL" 19 "AT" 20 "PL", modify > lab def noctry 21 "PT" 22 "RO" 23 "SI" 24 "SK" 25 "FI", modify > lab def noctry 26 "SE" 27 "UK" 30 "IS" 31 "NO", modify > lab val noctry noctry > sort pp_all > g x=-_n > decode noctry, gen(lab) > labmask x, val(lab) > ren pp_all y > loc o , barw(.3) horiz leg(off) yla(-1/-21,val angle(0)) yti(" ") > tw bar y x if acc `o'||bar y x if !acc `o' > > > On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> wrote: >> <> >> >> Your bars look off-center because there are spaces for empty groups/bars. Add the nofill option. >> Here's some changes to your graph: > <snip> >> On Apr 6, 2011, at 9:25 AM, <S.Jenkins@lse.ac.uk> >> wrote: >> >>> I want to use -graph hbar- to show poverty rates across countries, where >>> the countries are ordered by poverty rate, and with the bars being one >>> colour for one country group, and another colour for the other country >>> group. I also want a black&white/shades-of-grey picture. >>> >>> Problem: I can draw the graph, but the bars are not centred over the >>> "slot" at each bar's base. For one group, they are left-justified within >>> the "slot"; for the other group they are right-justified. So, the graph >>> looks odd. See http://screencast.com/t/GIGwu99oy >>> >>> I've looked at the various options (including -asyvars-), and can't find >>> a fix. Below are the data and the code I've tried. >>> >>> Advice please. * * 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/

**References**:**st: -graph hbar- bars with colour used to identify groups of obs***From:*<S.Jenkins@lse.ac.uk>

**Re: st: -graph hbar- bars with colour used to identify groups of obs***From:*Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>

**Re: st: -graph hbar- bars with colour used to identify groups of obs***From:*Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>

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