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# Re: st: Changing the scale of a graph

 From Nick Cox <[email protected]> To [email protected] Subject Re: st: Changing the scale of a graph Date Thu, 7 Jun 2012 10:16:56 +0100

```Sounds good then, or is there still a problem?

Nick

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:12 AM, sebas nicaise <[email protected]> wrote:

> I typed the command: scatter  medianleverageratiohigh medianleverageratiolow quarter7, ylabel(0.20(0.01)0.35)
>
> When I plot the original graph,scatter medianleverageratiohigh medianleverageratiolow quarter7, I do not have any outliers. Al values(points) are between 0.20 and 0.35.
>

Nick Cox

>> You are not giving the Stata command you typed or telling us much about your data.
>>
>> There must be a reason why you get a lot of white space. Most obviously one or more outlier(s) need to be accommodated. As already emphasised in this thread, whatever you do to -ysc()- or -yla()- will not cause data to be omitted.

sebas nicaise

>> Thank you for the replies, this is indeed what I asked but there is still alot of ''white'' in the graph.
>> I want to present the (small) increase in leverageratio, but with these commands it still looks like a very mild upward slope.
>>
>> So my question is: How can I magnify these very small changes into the graph?
>>
>> Saqlain RAZA
>>
>>> try with ylabel(0.25(0.01)0.30)
>>
>> sebas nicaise
>>
>>> When I do that the graph does not look nice. I want the y-axis to have very small intervals e.g 0.25 0.26 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.30.
>>
>> [email protected]
>>
>>>> just use -yscale(range(0 0.25))- to rescale your y-axis the way you want to!
>>
>> Am 6 Jun 2012 um 16:58 schrieb sebas nicaise:
>>
>>>>> I have a scatter output with on the x-axis time and on the y-axis the leverageratio.
>>>>> When I command stata to plot I get on the y-axis a scale from 0.1 to 0.35.
>>>>>
>>>>> Now I want to narrow my y-axis to lets say 0.25 to 0.30, How do I tell stata to do this?
>>>>>
>>>>> I have tried add the command ylabel(0.3 0.35) but does not give me a nice looking graph.

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