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Re: PairedBarChart "Education and Training pay..."

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  • Subject: [mg123946] Re: PairedBarChart "Education and Training pay..."
  • From: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 02:42:48 -0500 (EST)
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That has errors, including the undefined variables "labelsrates" and  
"labelsearnings".

Bobby

On Sun, 01 Jan 2012 01:27:43 -0600, Tomas Garza <tgarza10 at msn.com> wrote:

>
> Hi,
> Sometimes it pays to try direct lower-level programming instead of using  
> the ready-made graphics, especially when you come to charts. This allows  
> for more freedom in choosing precisely what you need. Maybe it looks  
> more laborious, but in the end it is rather straightforward (at least  
> you can understand what you're doing). I tried my hand with your  
> example, and produced the following, which seems to work fine:
> labels = Reverse@{"Some high school,\nno diploma",     "High school  
> graduate", "Some college,\nno degree",     "Associate degree",  
> "Bachelor's degree", "Master's degree",     "Professional degree",  
> "Doctoral degree"};
> rates = -Reverse at {1.9, 2.4, 4.0, 5.4, 7.0, 9.2, 10.3, 14.9};
> vmin = Table[i, {i, 0, 7}];
> hor = Partition[Riffle[rates, vmin], 2];
> earns = Table[    3.8, {8}] + {80600, 83720, 66144, 53976, 39884, 37024,  
> 32552,      23088}/5000.;
> horearns = Partition[Riffle[Reverse@earns, vmin], 2];
> verts = Table[i, {i, 0.5, 9.5, 1}];
> mx = Partition[Riffle[Table[0, {9}], verts], 2];
> mxearns = Partition[Riffle[Table[7.6, {9}], verts], 2];
> minmx = Partition[Riffle[hor, mx], 2];
> minmxearns = Partition[Riffle[horearns, mxearns], 2];
> Graphics[{{Pink, Rectangle[Sequence @@ #]} & /@    minmx, {Green,  
> Rectangle[Sequence @@ #]} & /@    minmxearns, {Opacity[0.5],     
> Line[{{0, -0.1}, {0, 7.6}}]}, {Opacity[0.5],    Line[{{7.6, -0.1}, {7.6,  
> 7.6}}]},   Inset[Style[    Grid[List /@ labels,      Spacings -> {0.5,  
> {2.0, 2.1, 2.1, 2.1, 1.9, 1.5, 1.4, 1.1}}], 8,   "Label"], {3.7,  
> 3.5}],   Table[Text[Reverse[labelsrates][[j]], hor[[j]], {1.2, -1}], {j,  
> 1,     Length[hor]}],   Table[Text[Reverse[labelsearnings][[j]],      
> horearns[[j]], {-1.2, -1}], {j, 1, Length[hor]}]},  PlotRange ->  
> {{-17.5, 23}, {-1, 9}}, ImageSize -> 500,  AspectRatio -> 0.5]
> Hope this helps,
> -Tomas
>
>> Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 07:04:57 -0500
>> From: peacenova at yahoo.com
>> Subject: PairedBarChart "Education and Training pay..."
>> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>>
>> Dear MathGroup:
>>
>> I'm attempting to build a chart similar to the one appearing on the
>> following web page: http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm
>>
>> The following is what I have done far:
>>
>> doctoralrate = {0, 1.9}; doctoralearning = {0, 80600};
>> profdegreerate = {0, 2.4}; profdegreeearning = {0, 83720};
>> masterdegreerate = {0, 4.0}; masterdegreeearning = {0, 66144};
>> bachelordegreerate = {0, 5.4}; bachelordegreeearning = {0, 53976};
>> associatedegreerate = {0, 7.0}; associatedegreeearning = {0,39884};
>> somecollegerate = {0, 9.2}; somecollegeearning = {0, 37024};
>> highschoolgradrate = {0, 10.3}; highschoolearning = {0, 32552};
>> somehighschoolrate = {0, 14.9}; somehighschoolearning = {0, 23088};
>>
>> labels = {"Some high school, no diploma", "high school graduate",
>>  "Some college, no degree", "Associate degree", "Bachelor's degree",
>>  "Master's degree", "Professional degree", "Doctoral degree"};
>>
>> labelsrates = {"1.9 %", "2.4 %", "4.0 %", "5.4 %", "7.0 %", "9.2 %",
>>  "10.3 %", "14.9 %"};
>>
>> labelsearnings = {"$80,600", "$83,720", "$66,144", "$53,976",
>>  "$39,884", "$37,024", "$32,552", "$23,088"};
>>
>> scalingfactorrate = 5000;
>>
>> PairedBarChart[
>> Reverse[scalingfactorrate {doctoralrate, profdegreerate,
>>  masterdegreerate, bachelordegreerate, associatedegreerate,
>>  somecollegerate, highschoolgradrate, somehighschoolrate}],
>> Reverse[{doctoralearning, profdegreeearning, masterdegreeearning,
>>  bachelordegreeearning, associatedegreeearning, somecollegeearning,
>>  highschoolearning, somehighschoolearning}],
>> ChartLayout -> "Stacked", ChartStyle -> "Rainbow",
>> BarSpacing -> Large,
>> ChartLabels -> {Placed[{"Unemployment Rate in 2010 (%)",
>>  "Median Earnings in 2010 ($)"}, Above],
>>  Placed[labels, "CenterAxis"], None}, AxesLabel -> "Education",
>> ImageSize -> Large, PlotLabel -> "Education and Training pay...",
>> ChartElementFunction -> "GlassRectangle", Axes -> {False, True}]
>>
>> I'm having difficulties inserting the labelsrates, outside and to the  
>> left of
>> the Unemployment rate bars. Similarly; I want to insert the  
>> labelsearnings, outside and to the right of the Median Earnings bars.
>>
>> I'm also having difficulties separating the two vertical axes so that,  
>> the education level labels fit  properly between the axes.
>>
>> Thank you for your help!
>>
>> Gilmar Rodr=EDguez Pierluissi


-- 
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