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# Re: st: plot a normal distribution using stata

 From Jian Zhang To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: plot a normal distribution using stata Date Tue, 15 May 2012 22:13:35 +0800

```John, Nick: It works! many thanks!

Best,
Jian

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 7:18 PM, John Antonakis <John.Antonakis@unil.ch> wrote:
> Try something like this:
>
>
> Something like this?
>
> /* Plot two normal distributions */
> #delimit ;
> graph twoway (function y=normalden(x,1,2), range(-10 20) lw(medthick))
>             (function y=normalden(x,5,3), range(-10 20) lw(medthick)),
>  title("Normal-Distribution comparison")
>  xtitle("Normal", size(medlarge)) ytitle("")
>  xlabel(-10(2)20)
>  xscale(lw(medthick)) yscale(lw(medthick))
>  legend(off)
>  graphregion(fcolor(white));
> #delimit cr
> /* Stata code ends */
>
> HTH,
> J.
>
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> On 15.05.2012 10:57, Jian Zhang wrote:
>>
>> Hi Statalisters,
>>
>> I wanted to quickly plot two normal distributions with different means
>> and stds using stata in one graph. How could I do that? thanks!
>>
>> Jian
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