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Re: st: Plot histogram w/X axis in descending order?

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: Plot histogram w/X axis in descending order?
Date   Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:54:03 +0100

sysuse auto
histogram rep78, discrete xsc(reverse) barw(0.8) xla(1/5)

(That's a command with options; no functions involved. See -help axis
scale options-.)


On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 6:48 PM, John Whitmer <> wrote:

> How can I plot a histogram with my X axis values in descending order?  I've tried the "descending" command, but it looks like that's only available for scatterplots.
> For context, I'm trying to plot a histogram of the grade distribution frequencies from a course.  The data is in grade points; so it's discrete.
> Seems like an easy function and common request, but I can't seem to find an answer in the help file nor web searching.
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