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RE: st: gra command


From   Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé <guelmbaye@hotmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: gra command
Date   Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:46:18 -0400

Ok. I'll try and keep you posted.

Thanks very much!

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> Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:27:46 +0100
> Subject: Re: st: gra command
> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
> Indeed, but I also explained that it uses version control, so it still
> works. The only thing out-of-date about -cusum6- is that its graphs
> cannot be edited in versions of Stata from 8 on.
>
> What is out-of-date is the graphics advice in the document you
> downloaded from Royal Holloway, London and I gave some advice on how
> to plot results from this method.
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 25 June 2013 22:22, Guelmbaye Ngarsandjé <guelmbaye@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 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?
>>>>>
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