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Re: st: Date formating of subtitles with by_option


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wz-berlin.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Date formating of subtitles with by_option
Date   Mon, 25 Sep 2006 16:19:31 +0200

. tostring dtm, gen(dtmstring) usedisplayformat 
. twoway scatter v1 v1, by(dtmstring)

Zachary Harrison wrote:
> Hi all-
>
> I am attempting a twoway with a ",
> by(<date_variable>)" option.  My date variable is
> formatted with %tmmY, yet the subtitles of the suplots
> are numbers.  Here is a very basic example where the
> twoway command has the numerical subtitles.  Is there
> a way to fix this?
>
> . desc dtm
>
>               storage  display     value
> variable name   type   format      label      variable
> label
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>---- dtm             float  %tmmY
>
>
>
> . list
>
>      +------------+
>
>      |   dtm   v1 |
>      |------------|
>
>   1. | Feb05    1 |
>   2. | Mar05    1 |
>      +------------+
>
> . twoway (scatter v1 v1), by(dtm)
>
> Thanks!
>
> Zach
>
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