|From||"MA V" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject||Re: st: Remove day (but keep month and year) from x-axis|
|Date||Wed, 01 Jun 2005 00:24:43 +0000|
From: email@example.com (Derek Wagner, StataCorp)_________________________________________________________________
Subject: Re: st: Remove day (but keep month and year) from x-axis
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 16:30:06 -0500
> I have a time series plot that I constructed using the "twoway" function.
> My question is the following: I have daily data, but I just want month and
> year (and not day) to show up in the x-axis.
> Does anyone know how to do this?
If you're not doing so already, you might want to use -twoway tsline- to
graph your time-series data. Then, you can use the -format- suboption
within the -tlabel- option to format the labels on the time axis (x-axis).
. webuse sp500
. tsset date
. twoway tsline high, tlabel(, format(%dM/CY))
This will give you labels with month and year instead of day/month/year.
The -format- option will also work with labels in other -twoway- commands
if you don't want to use -twoway tsline-:
. twoway scatter high date, xlabel(, format(%dM/CY))
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