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Between tables and graphs


  • Nicholas J. Cox

    () (Durham University)


The display of data or of results often entails the preparation of a variety of table-like graphs showing both text labels and numeric values. I will present basic techniques, tips, and tricks using both official Stata and various user-written commands. The main message is that whenever graph bar, graph dot, or graph box commands fail to give what you want, then you can knit your own customized displays by using twoway as a general framework.

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  • Nicholas J. Cox, 2009. "Between tables and graphs," DC09 Stata Conference 17, Stata Users Group.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:dcon09:17

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