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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
AW: st: RE: Graphing time on the x axis |

Date |
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 19:57:27 +0100 |

<> You should probably reproduce the problem with a dataset shipped with Stata. Is the time variable numeric or string? HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von moleps Gesendet: Montag, 21. Dezember 2009 19:48 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: Re: st: RE: Graphing time on the x axis Maybe I was unclear in my description of the graph, but i dont think it is a scale or label question. The problem is that given the coordinates (00:00, 2.3) (05:36,1.9) (07:20,3.1) (18:58,2.9) they are not graphed in that order; Instead I have (07:20,3.1) (18:58,2.9) (00:00, 2.3) (05:36,1.9) ... Regards M On 21. des. 2009, at 13.45, Nick Cox wrote: > Clearly you need to specify your own. > > A convenience tool is -mylabels- from SSC. You just need to specify the conversion from Stata's underlying scale, presumably milliseconds, to your desired scale, which may be hours (you don't say what you want instead). See the help for more. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > moleps islon > > I´ve created a variable, time, for two measurements that both have > been subtracted from the starting time of the measuerement so that the > two start out with time 00:00:00 and I have measurements every 10 > sec. However after doing a twoway plot the starting point is not > 00:00:00. Instead I have these tick marks and values along the x > axis:: 07:20--12:53--18:58--00:00--05:36.... Any ideas? > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: AW: st: RE: Graphing time on the x axis***From:*moleps <moleps2@gmail.com>

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**st: RE: Graphing time on the x axis***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: Graphing time on the x axis***From:*moleps <moleps2@gmail.com>

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