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RE: st: RE: c(s)


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: c(s)
Date   Thu, 6 Oct 2005 15:54:20 +0100

I have much sympathy, but I think this boat 
left port a long time ago, at the release of 
Stata 8, and it ain't coming back. 

-mspline- is better set up that way: 
it is more like -lowess- than dots, dashes, etc. 

As said, see also -msplot-. 

msplot y2 y4 x, plot(line y1 y3 x) 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Adrian Mander
 
> I partially agree with Nick compare the following old style
> 
> graph7 y1 y2 y3 y4 x, c(lsls)
> 
> and the new style
> 
> twoway (mspline y2 x) ||  (mspline y4 x)  ||  ( line y1 y3 x)
> 
> -mspline- only accepts one y and one x !
> 
> 
> My appeal is the asthetics and ease of programming a connectstyle 
> rather than a graph type
 
Nick Cox 

> >Stata never gave this up. What you want is -twoway mspline-.
> >This is the same functionality, just under different syntax.
> >
> >See also -msplot- from SSC.

Adrian Mander

> > > Does everyone remember the useful connectstyle  spline  or more
> > > commonly used s?
> > >
> > > Is there any reason why Stata gave up supporting this style ?
> > >
> > > I for one think it is a shame and should be reconsidered.

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