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st: RE: -diplot- available on SSC
Nick Winter has just spotted a very silly bug,
due to my not checking the consequences
of a last-minute change in syntax. Sorry
about that, and many thanks to him.
Corrected files will be posted as soon
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> Sent: 13 June 2005 17:49
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> Subject: st: -diplot- available on SSC
> Thanks to Kit Baum, a -diplot- package
> is now available from SSC. Stata 9 is required.
> -di- stands for "double interval", which in
> turn is best explained by example. Many of my
> colleagues are interested in sea level change
> over the last several thousand years. Standard
> data include estimates of (y) what the sea level
> was (relative to present) at (x) various dates, but
> both these variables are measured with error.
> Consequently there is interest in showing
> interval estimates graphically on both of two
> quantitative axes.
> -diplot- supports various shapes, all of which
> depend on new -twoway- plottypes, added in Stata 9.
> Although not advertised as a possibility in the help,
> some may wish to experiment
> with this as a way of getting proportional symbols
> without using weights. Note, however, that the main
> idea is specifying symbol sizes in terms of the
> data, not in terms of size of symbol on the graph.
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