Speaking Stata: Transforming the time axis

The time variable is most commonly plotted precisely as recorded in graphs showing change over time. However, if the most interesting part of the graph is very crowded, then transforming the time axis to give that part more space is worth consideration. In this column, I discuss logarithmic scales, square root scales, and scale breaks as possible solutions.


Issue Date:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
gr0052 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/208014
Published in:
Stata Journal, Volume 12, Number 2
Page range:
332-341
Total Pages:
12

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