Stata figure schemes: latest version + inclusion in Stata’s ssc archive

Great news! The latest versions of the Stata figure schemes plottig and plotplain (and the colorblind friendly versions) are now available for download within the Stata environment:

In Stata type:

ssc install blindschemes

set scheme plottig, permanently

The schemes affect the design of all Stata figures, irrelevant if they are user written or built-in. Below is an example for the plottig figure scheme:

Terrorist casualties

And another one for the plotplainblind scheme:

casualtiesblind

The following paper introduces the schemes and gives a brief “how to” on producing on schemes in Stata: [PDF].

Notice: Code comes free, but programmers put a lot of work into it. Thus, please cite programmers’ papers/publications introducing code.