[Gretl-users] Econometrics package that cannot plot?

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Sun Nov 29 17:08:43 EST 2009


On Sun, 29 Nov 2009, Vytautas M wrote:

> I'm trying to plot simple weekly time series
>
>                       x
>
> 2009/11/27            3
> 2009/12/04            1
> 2009/12/11            2
>
> But I get strange 2009.91, ...., 2009.94 x axis labels.

What you're seeing on the x-axis is years and fractions of years:
accurate, but ugly.  This is an issue only for dated time series
of greater than quarterly frequency.  We have special handling for
dated daily data to avoid printing this sort of thing; we forgot
to apply it to dated weekly data.  That is now fixed in CVS and
the Windows snapshot of gretl.

Allin Cottrell


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