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Re: stacked bar charts [was: Re: st: RE: Features for Stata 14]

From   Ronan Conroy <>
To   "<>" <>
Subject   Re: stacked bar charts [was: Re: st: RE: Features for Stata 14]
Date   Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:51:01 +0000

Note the neat trick in Nick's example for grading the colours in your chart by using different intensities of the same colour.

bcolor(blue*.2) produces a 20% blue and yes, bcolor(blue*2) produces an extra intense blue.

It's one of the things I wish I had known earlier.


Prof. Ronan Conroy
Associate Professor of Biostatistics

RCSI Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Lower Mercer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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On 2014 Feabh 18, at 16:29, Nick Cox wrote:

> . catplot rep78 foreign, asyvars stack percent(foreign) ///
> bar(1, bcolor(red*0.4)) bar(2, bcolor(red*0.2)) ///
> bar(3, bcolor(blue*0.2)) bar(4, bcolor(blue*0.4)) bar(5, bcolor(blue*0.6)) ///
> legend(row(1))

Ronán Conroy
Associate Professor
Division of Population Health Sciences
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Beaux Lane House
Dublin 2

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