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Re: st: two way graph, x-axis label


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: two way graph, x-axis label
Date   Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:42:42 +0100

Don't -encode-, -destring-.

Nick

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Nikolaos Pandis <npandis@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I am trying to create a twoway line graph of var1 vs year.
>
> I had copied & pasted the dataset from excel and the year was pasted as string.
>
> I used:
>
> encode year,gen(yearno)
>
> and year is converted into a number from 1-17
>
> I would like to :
>
> twoway (line var1 yearno)
>
> but on the x-axis show the actual label of the year like 1995, 2000, 2001 etc, instead of values from 1-17.
>
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