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Marcos Vinicius <bioestatistico@inbox.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: RE: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each bar |

Date |
Thu, 10 May 2012 16:09:36 -0800 |

Hello Phil Thank you your advice. MArcos. > -----Original Message----- > From: philclayton@internode.on.net > Sent: Fri, 11 May 2012 09:48:35 +1000 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: RE: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of > each bar > > Just a note of caution - the bars are numbered from 1 to n, left to > right. In my example below those numbers corresponded exactly with the > levels of rep78, but that often won't be the case. So you need to be > careful that you label the correct bars. > > Phil > > On 11/05/2012, at 9:39 AM, Phil Clayton wrote: > >> On 11/05/2012, at 8:21 AM, David Radwin wrote: >>> ... I don't think you can get percentage symbols to show as bar labels >>> without the graph editor >> >> You can, however, invoke the graph editor from within your do-file to >> automate the process of changing the bar labels to percentages. Here's a >> simple example: >> >> ------- begin example ------- >> sysuse auto, clear >> graph bar (mean) foreign, over(rep78) blabel(bar) /// >> ytitle(% foreign) ylab(0 .2 "20" .4 "40" .6 "60" .8 "80" 1 "100") >> >> * for each level of rep78, replace the proportion in the bar label with >> a % >> foreach rep of numlist 1/5 { >> sum foreign if rep78==`rep', meanonly >> local lab: di %1.0f 100*r(mean) >> _gm_edit .Graph.plotregion1.barlabels[`rep'].text = {} >> _gm_edit .Graph.plotregion1.barlabels[`rep'].text.Arrpush `lab'% >> } >> >> * now re-draw the graph with the new labels >> graph display Graph >> -------end example ------- >> >> Of course, if you gave your graph a name then you should use that name >> rather than Graph in the _gm_edit and -graph display- commands. >> >> How to determine the commands to use? If you record your edits using the >> GUI graph editor, you can open the recording file (which is just a text >> file) and see what's been recorded. >> >> Phil >> >> >> >> * >> * 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/ > > > * > * 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/ ____________________________________________________________ FREE 3D EARTH SCREENSAVER - Watch the Earth right on your desktop! Check it out at http://www.inbox.com/earth * * 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: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each bar***From:*"David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>

**st: RE: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each bar***From:*"David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>

**Re: st: RE: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each bar***From:*Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>

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