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From |
Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé <guelmbaye@hotmail.com> |

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"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: st: gra command |

Date |
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:22:34 -0400 |

Hi Nick, You said "cusum6 is an old program" that's why I ask if there is a new one. As I said, I am working on time series data and want to label my X axis so I could identify (with th cusum6 command) break point; but, I can't edit myself. I would like to know if there is a command telling stata to put all my time-periods (quarter) on the X axis. Thanks PS: I am using stata 12 with update from March20th, 2013. ---------------------------------------- > Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:15:34 +0100 > Subject: Re: st: gra command > From: njcoxstata@gmail.com > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > I fail to see how this question follows from my post, but > > 1. The official Stata command -cusum- is absolutely nothing to do with > -cusum6- (SSC). > > 2. As -cusum6- (SSC) still works, there is no obvious need for it to > be replaced with anything. > > If that doesn't answer your question, please state what you want to do > and someone may be able to help. > > Nick > njcoxstata@gmail.com > > > On 25 June 2013 22:06, Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé <guelmbaye@hotmail.com> wrote: >> Hi Nick, >> >> What is the new command cusum for time series data then? The cusum commmand does not work saying data are out of range. >> ---------------------------------------- >>> Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:55:34 +0100 >>> Subject: Re: st: gra command >>> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com >>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >>> >>> Anders is giving excellent advice. >>> >>> Being new to Stata Guelmbaye is, however, confusing quite different sources. >>> >>> 1. -cusum6- (SSC, Kit Baum, as you are asked to explain) is an old >>> program but it sets -version 6- at the beginning of the program so its >>> graphs should work fine, although as noted they cannot be edited with >>> modern Stata's Graph Editor. >>> >>> 2. The problem that Guelmbaye is reporting comes from reliance not on >>> -cusum6- but on a document >>> http://personal.rhul.ac.uk/uhte/006/ec5040/Cusum%20test.pdf which is >>> (a) quite independent of -cusum6- and (b) out-of-date. >>> >>> Something like >>> >>> (version 7 and older) >>> graph cusum lower upper year, s([year]) c(.mm) xlab(1965,1975,1985,1995) ylab >>> >>> would probably go better as >>> >>> (version 8 and later) >>> scatter cusum year || line lower upper year >>> >>> with -ylabel()- and -xlabel()- added to taste. >>> >>> Nick >>> njcoxstata@gmail.com >>> >>> Anders Alexandersson >>> >>>> Then build up the graph from the beginning with the current graph command. >>>> Also, did you read >>>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2012-04/msg00231.html ? >>> >>> Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé >>> >>>>> Thanks. This works well though I can't edit it! >>> >>> Anders Alexandersson >>> >>>>>> Change -gra- to -gr7- if you want to use the old Stata 7 graph command. >>>>>> As I wrote, see http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/graphics78.htm . >>>>>> >>>>>> For the other graph problems, I suggest you instead use the current >>>>>> graph command. >>>>>> See http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2012-04/msg00231.html >>> >>> Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé >>> >>>>>>> Thanks Anders. I changed "gra" to "graph" and I got "gpopgraph_g.new petindex, s([year]) xlab ylab: class member function not found" message. To say it frankly, it's my first time using stata and I have stata12; therefore it's hard for me to know what has changed and from where. How about the other problems I long for answers? >>> >>> Anders Alexandersson >>> >>>>>>>> The -gra- command is the Stata 7 (and older) graph command. >>>>>>>> See http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/graphics78.htm >>> >>> Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé >>> >>>>>>>>> I have been looking to check the strutural break in my data and found >>>>>>>>> that cusum6 helps do it. However, the file I found has some commands >>>>>>>>> that don’t work when I type them. For example using greenedat.dta from >>>>>>>>> P.136 provided by the file is the command: >>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>> “gra gpop petindex, s([year]) xlab ylab” which gives the following >>>>>>>>> message : “Unrecognized command: gra” >>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>> The support file can be found at: >>>>>>>>> http://personal.rhul.ac.uk/uhte/006/ec5040/Cusum%20test.pdf >>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>> What am I doing wrong? In the mean time I want my X axis to be fully >>>>>>>>> labelled by the periods but when trying to edit the cusum graphs I >>>>>>>>> receive “This is not a “live” graph and therefore cannot be edited.” >>>>>>>>> How to obtain my periods labelled at 45 degrees on the X axis? >>> >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: gra command***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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