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Re: st: determine coordinates of bars in graph automatically?

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: determine coordinates of bars in graph automatically?
Date   Fri, 25 May 2012 12:15:34 +0100

I take it that this is a question about -graph bar-, not -twoway bar-.

One answer is that this kind of control is much easier in -twoway
bar-. How helpful that is depends on how close your graphs are to
those that can be produced in -twoway bar-.


On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Kaulisch, Marc
<> wrote:
> I would like to know if there is a way to determine the coordinates of a
> bar graph automatically?
> I would like to add text to the base of each bar (similar to the base
> option in blabel), but it is very time consuming to open a type of graph
> and to determine the coordinates manually. Additionally, I would like to
> add another text below the total which is located inside the bar.
> So basically, I would like to get access to the coordinates Stata uses,
> when blabel is placed inside and on the base. Any ideas how get there?
> As a feature request, it would great if text added to a bar graph could
> use the blabel options.
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