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


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each bar
Date   Fri, 11 May 2012 09:42:02 -0700 (PDT)

Marcos,

You would probably be better off following the other advice and examples
from this thread, but if you choose to go this route, then yes, use this
code first and then use the newly created variables var1_pct and so forth
to create your graph.

David
--
David Radwin
Research Associate
MPR Associates, Inc.
2150 Shattuck Ave., Suite 800
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-849-4942
Fax: 510-849-0794

www.mprinc.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Marcos Vinicius
> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 5:09 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of
each
> bar
> 
> Hello David,
> My level of programming in stata is a great limitation. I would be
> satisfied
> getting the labels multiplied by 100.
> In my ado file I read the dataset and the code follows to get the graph
> 
>   graph bar  (mean)  var1 var2 var3    ,     bargap(20)
>   yvaroptions(relabel(1 "text1 " 2 " text2"  3 "text3"   ))   blabel(bar
>   ,position(outside)  format(%4.2f))   ytitle("") ylabel( 0 "0" .2 "20%"
>  .4  "40%" .6 "60%" .8 "80%" 1 "100%", angle(horizontal)) title("text4")
> 
> My question:Should I  put this code before graph bar and well done?
> > . foreach v of varlist var1 var2 var3 {
> > . 	gen `v'_pct = 100 * `v'
> > . }
> Thank you in advance,
> Marcos
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dradwin@mprinc.com
> > Sent: Thu, 10 May 2012 15:08:03 -0700 (PDT)
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Subject: st: RE: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each
> > bar
> >
> > Marcos,
> >
> > I don't think you can get the percentage symbol (%) to show, but you
can
> > get the number to show as a percentage if you first multiply your
binary
> > variables by 100, perhaps creating new variables, such as:
> >
> > . foreach v of varlist var1 var2 var3 {
> > . 	gen `v'_pct = 100 * `v'
> > . }
> >
> > A nice shortcut for labeling your axis is Nick Cox's -mylabels- from
> SSC.
> > Don't use the -myscale(@/100)- option in the example below if you
first
> > multiply by 100 as in the example above.
> >
> > . mylabels 0(20)100, myscale(@/100) local(pctlabel) suffix("%")
> > . graph bar (mean) var1 var2 var3, ylab(`pctlabel')
> >
> > David
> > --
> > David Radwin
> > Research Associate
> > MPR Associates, Inc.
> > 2150 Shattuck Ave., Suite 800
> > Berkeley, CA 94704
> > Phone: 510-849-4942
> > Fax: 510-849-0794
> >
> > www.mprinc.com
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> >> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Marcos Vinicius
> >> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 2:56 PM
> >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> Subject: st: Graph bar with label wtih % symbol at the top of each
bar
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >> I used the following code to plot a graph representing 3 binary
> > variables
> >> with  ylabel to change the  percentage representation.(20% instead of
> >> 0.20) and blabel to show the label at the top of each bar.  My
> question:
> >> How to get a  percentage representation like 20% (instead of 0.20 )
for
> >> the label at the top of each bar ?
> >>
> >> graph bar  (mean)  var1 var2 var3    ,     bargap(20)
> >> yvaroptions(relabel(1 "text1 " 2 " text2"  3 "text3"   ))
blabel(bar
> >> ,position(outside)  format(%4.2f))   ytitle("") ylabel( 0 "0" .2
"20%"
> > .4
> >> "40%" .6 "60%" .8 "80%" 1 "100%", angle(horizontal)) title("text4")
> >>  Best regards.
> >> Marcos.

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