Monday, March 06, 2006

RE: st: multiple (overlaid) serrbar charts

You are wrong. The help for -ciplot- indicates that it takes the options of -scatter-, which include multiple y axes.

That said, these should surely be identical to each other for the plot to make any statistical sense.

Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Richard Palmer-Jones > Thanks - ciplot nearly does it - especially getting rid of one set of > legends (from the twoway rcap and scatter plots). > > But I would like a bit more control - to use multiple y axes for > example which I don't think I can get with ciplot - correct me if I am > wrong ? > > I looked at the code for ciplot, thanks to Nick, and worked out that > the trick is to use "legend(order(1 2 3)) to drop the redundant > labels from multiple twoway plots.

Nick Cox

> > I don't think Richard's missing anything > > w.r.t. -serrbar-. It's been around for > > a long time, but is not a very general > > command and does no more than is claimed > > in the help. > > > > In addition to Maarten's suggestion, -ciplot- > > from SSC may be of use or interest. > > > > On the whole, however, CIs plotted just > > the way you want requires recourse to > > a combination of -twoway- types, as Richard says. > > > > I can't comment on Richard's code because he > > doesn't show it to us.

Maarten buis

> > > Have a look at Roger Newson's -eclplot- (type -findit eclplot-).

Richard Palmer-Jones

> > > > I would like to overlay means and cis of several variables > > > against (for > > > > example) time. Serrbar alows only one variable. twoway line > > > or scatter > > > > and rcap can be overlaid for each variable and combined > in the same > > > > graph but in the legend I get two entries for each > varaible and I > > > > cannot get rid of one of them.

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