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Re: st: Bug with date(.,.) function?


From   "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Bug with date(.,.) function?
Date   Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:11:43 -0400

Try -tsline jpod if date >=  td(01apr2011)-. This assumes that your
date variable is formatted as as a td variable, that is, as days since
01jan1960, where 01jan1960 = 0.

DVM

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 1:27 AM, Mattia Landoni
<mattia.landoni@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good morning, good people.
>
> I was trying to plot a chart of some quantity and I discovered the following.
>
> . dis date("01apr2011","DMY")
> 18718
> . dis date("01apr2011","dmy")
> .
>
> So far, so good. However, when using the tsline plot, it behaves the
> opposite way:
>
> . tsline jpod if date >=  date("01apr2011","dmy")
> <correct graph>
> . tsline jpod if date >=  date("01apr2011","DMY")
> <blank graph>
>
> I am using Stata 11 64bit on Win7. Any idea of whether this is fixable?
>
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