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st: RE: RE: -diplot- available on SSC
Now fixed. Thanks to Kit Baum for that.
Those interested please install or re-install
> 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
> as possible.
> > 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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