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stef salvez <loggyedy@googlemail.com> |

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Re: st: RE: plotting time series |

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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 19:43:37 +0100 |

Nick thank you very much indeed. In Stata the command yla(1 "Italy" 2 "France", ang(h)) xla(, format(%td)) legend(off) does not work as I get the warning message unrecognized command: yla r(199); Similarly for xla. I am so close to getting the desired plot!.Please help!!!! On 6/2/12, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: > 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/ > * * 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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