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RE: st: graphs

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: graphs
Date   Sun, 14 Dec 2008 15:37:01 -0000

David I think meant not in official Stata. 

Jennifer's problem sounds, from another point of view, four-dimensional.

Even if it is, -mrunning- from SSC offers another alternative. 


David Airey

No, not in official data.

Often there are two dimension reductions that serve just as well. The - 
vibl- package is one example of useful two dimensional plots, where a  
3 dimensional plot is a natural choice,

But anyway, you have a free alternative in several R packages, such as:


Commercial packages like JMP 7 or 8 do this kind of plot well. Also  
Data Desk 7, but development has stopped on this package.

On Dec 12, 2008, at 4:02 PM, Victor, Jennifer Nicoll wrote:

> Can stata make a three-dimensional graph?  I want to show how two  
> variables (one dichotomous and one continuous) change over time with  
> respect to a dependent variable.  I can envision something three- 
> dimensional getting the point across but haven't found anything in  
> the manuals to lead me in that direction.  Is it possible?

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