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Jian Zhang <jian32@gmail.com> |

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Subject |
Re: st: RE: question on graphing a bar |

Date |
Sat, 19 May 2012 12:47:57 +0800 |

Nick, now the bars look too big. Is there a way to reduce the width of the bars? Jian On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > The problem is trivial then. You just need to produce a dataset that is of the form exemplified in my first post. With three means, and nothing else explained, you could create that interactively. > > Also it is easy enough to automate that: > > gen means = . > gen label = "" > su non, meanonly > replace label = "non" in 1 > replace means = r(mean) in 1 > su self, meanonly > replace label = "self" in 2 > replace means = r(mean) in 2 > su wage, meanonly > replace label = "wage" in 3 > replace means = r(mean) in 3 > > gen twothree = _n > 1 > > graph bar (asis) means in 1/3 , over(label) over(twothree) asyvars stack > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > Jian Zhang > > Each bar represents the mean of the variable in the sample. > > On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:35 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > >> If you don't ask the real question, you may not get the real answer. >> >> This still isn't clear to me: How is each variable going to produce one and only one bar? >> >> Nick >> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk >> >> Jian Zhang >> >> Nick, it works. but what i have is a data set of three variables, say >> non-earned income, wage_income and self-employment income. what i >> wanted is a bar chart where there is one bar for non-earned income, >> then one bar for wage_income and one bar for self-employment income >> but the two later bars were stacked. Note that all the observations >> have values for the three variables. So it is not possible to use the >> option of over. Is there a way to graph a bar like this with the >> data? >> >> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: >>> Consider >>> >>> clear >>> set obs 3 >>> gen cat = _n >>> gen twothree = _n > 1 >>> gen y = runiform() >>> graph bar (asis) y , over(cat) over(twothree) asyvars stack >>> >>> Nick >>> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk >>> >>> Jian Zhang >>> >>> I was trying to graph a vertical bar chart where there are three bars. >>> but i wanted the second and third bars stacked. Does anyone know how >>> to do this? thanks! >>> > > * > * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: question on graphing a bar***From:*Jian Zhang <jian32@gmail.com>

**st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Jian Zhang <jian32@gmail.com>

**RE: st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Jian Zhang <jian32@gmail.com>

**RE: st: RE: question on graphing a bar***From:*Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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