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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: RE: plotting time series |

Date |
Sat, 2 Jun 2012 18:52:37 +0100 |

On a second reading I think I understood better. This may help: clear input str8 (France Italy) "22/02/09" "14/06/09 "22/03/09" "12/7/09 "19/04/09" "9/8/09 "17/05/09" "6/9/09" "12/7/09" "4/10/09" "09/08/09" "01/11/09" "6/9/09" "29/11/09" "4/10/09" "27/12/09" "01/11/09" "31/01/10" "29/11/09" "28/02/10" "27/12/09" "28/03/10" "31/01/10" "1/5/10" end gen dFrance = date(France, "DM20Y") gen dItaly = date(Italy, "DM20Y") gen dF2 = dFrance - dFrance[_n-1] gen dI2 = dItaly - dItaly[_n-1] gen t2 = (dFr + dFr[_n-1]) / 2 gen t1 = (dIt + dIt[_n-1]) / 2 gen two = 2 gen one = 1 scatter two dFrance || scatter one dItaly || /// scatter two t2, ms(none) mla(dF2) mlabpos(12) || /// scatter one t1 , ms(none) mla(dI2) mlabpos(12) /// yla(1 "Italy" 2 "France", ang(h)) xla(, format(%td)) legend(off) On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 5:56 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > Sorry, I don't think I have a good understanding of what you want > here. In any case, adding lines can't add to information on spacing > that is not already shown on the graph. > > Nick > > On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 5:42 PM, stef salvez <loggyedy@googlemail.com> wrote: >> thank you NIck. It worked >> >> Let me explained what I did in order to tell you what I eventually need >> >> The MS excel file is the following >> >> have these sequence of dates in an excel file. The structure of the >> excel file is >> France Italy ...... >> 22/02/09 14/06/09 >> 22/03/09 12/7/2009 >> 19/04/09 9/8/2009 >> 17/05/09 6/9/2009 >> 12/7/2009 4/10/2009 >> 09/08/09 01/11/09 >> 6/9/2009 29/11/09 >> 4/10/2009 27/12/09 >> 01/11/09 31/01/10 >> 29/11/09 28/02/10 >> 27/12/09 28/03/10 >> 31/01/10 >> >> >> The I apply the commands >> >> clear >> set trace off >> set more off >> set mem 120m >> cd d:\ >> insheet using "dates0.csv" >> gen edate1 = date(v1, "DMY") >> gen edate2 = date(v2, "DMY") >> >> format edate1 % >> format edate2 % >> stripplot edate1 edate2 >> >> and I get the desired plot. Yet the problem is that I also want to add >> on the top of each of these 2 lines the distance ( measured in days) >> between these successive dates for each country. And mark each >> distance with a symbol like { or [. Is is possible to extend the >> stripplot command somehow to achieve the desired resuls? >> thanks again >> >> >> Is it possible to add on the top of each of these 2 lines the >> distance ( measured in days) between these successive dates for each >> country. I would be grateful to you if you could also mark each >> distance with a symbol like { or [. I know it is a big challenge to >> you but for me is an impossible task >> >> thanks again >> >> >> >> >> On 6/1/12, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: >>> Have a look at -stripplot- from SSC. >>> >>> Nick >>> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk >>> >>> stef salvez >>> >>> I have a panel data across countries and individuals. For each country >>> I have a sequence of dates >>> For France for example >>> 22/02/09 >>> 22/03/09 >>> 19/04/09 >>> 17/05/09 >>> 12/07/09 >>> 09/08/09 >>> 06/09/09 >>> 04/10/09 >>> 01/11/09 >>> 29/11/09 >>> 27/12/09 >>> 31/01/10 >>> >>> For Italy >>> 14/06/09 >>> 12/07/09 >>> 09/08/09 >>> 06/09/09 >>> 04/10/09 >>> 01/11/09 >>> 29/11/09 >>> 27/12/09 >>> 31/01/10 >>> 28/02/10 >>> 28/03/10 >>> >>> And I want to "plot" (in one graph) these sequences of dates in the >>> sense that I want to have a"visual" contact of each of the behaviour >>> of the series of dates because as you can see I do not have the same >>> start date and end date and the next date is not always every 28 >>> days. So I have a jump in some cases. I would like to visualize these >>> characteristics-differences between the two series of dates by >>> making a plot. * * 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/

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