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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg123947] Re: PairedBarChart "Education and Training pay..."*From*: DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com>*Date*: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 02:43:09 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <201112301204.HAA08352@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drmajorbob at yahoo.com

Oops, Tomas' code depended on definitions from the other post: 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"}; So it DOES work. Bobby On Sun, 01 Jan 2012 15:49:26 -0600, DrMajorBob <btreat1 at austin.rr.com> wrote: > 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 > > -- DrMajorBob at yahoo.com