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Re: st: display graphs on log scale


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: display graphs on log scale
Date   Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:04:51 +0100

This is very well documented; did you even try to find out from Stata?

. search logarithmic scale

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        Keywords:  logarithmic scale
          Search:  (1) Official help files, FAQs, Examples, SJs, and STBs

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[G]     axis_options  . . . . . . . . . .  Options for specifying numeric axes
        (help axis_options)

[G]     axis_scale_options  . Options for specifying axis scale, range, & look
        (help axis_scale_options)

[G]     twoway_options  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Options for twoway graphs
        (help twoway_options)

etc.

Nick

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 7:56 PM, Pradipto Banerjee
<pradipto.banerjee@adainvestments.com> wrote:
> I have a series that is cumulative returns (of a trading strategy) and I am displaying a line graphs versus date as follows:
>
> . line cumreturns date
>
> Since the cumulative returns grows exponentially, is there any way to change the graph such that scale on Y-axis is logarithmic?
>
> I don't want to change the values to be logarithmic, i.e. I don't want to use: line `= ln(cumreturns)' date. (I'm looking for the equivalent of Matlab function -semilogy-)
>
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