# Re: [R] Zoo plotting behavior

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:54:50 -0400

With that format you will need a custom function based on chron and sub as you were doing at the beginning.

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:53 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> one other thing- should I read the data in with the argument FUN=as.chron
> ? if this is the case how do I tell chron that the data is not in
> YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM:SS but in the format m/d/y HH:MM:SS ?
> thanks
>
> stephen
>
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:32 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Like for instance that the xlim is small enough where the plot is showing
>> the day instead of the year (I believe). Now that I have figured this out
>> (I think). I would like to know if there is a way to tell plot.zoo how to
>> print the date ranges easily. When I did the example in my previous email
>> only 9/09 showed up. I am trying to close in on widows of data and need a
>> little more resolution on the x-axis. For instance when I am inside of a
>> month of data the month day- inside of a day the day time or something like
>> this.
>> Any thoughts would be appreciated
>>
>> Stephen
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:25 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I have a matrix with data that runs from 1/1/06 00:01:00-1/31/08
>>> 23:46:00. I have read in the data with this
>>>
>>> fmt.chron <- function(x) {
>>> chron(sub(" .*", "", x), gsub(".* (.*)", "\\1:00", x))
>>> }
>>>
>>>
>>> plotted with this
>>> plot(x[,(seq(3, by=9, length.out=12))], xlim=c(chron("9/01/2006",
>>> "00:01:00"), chron("1/31/2007", "12:46:00")))
>>>
>>> and I was excited to be able to plot subsets with date and it worked it
>>> worked fine until I put in the above and the axis displays 9/09, but still
>>> seems to plot the data when I change the xlim.
>>> Thank you very much
>>>
>>> Stephen
>>> I can provide data - I am doing a dry run to see if there is something
>>> glaringly obvious that I am missing
>>> --
>>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
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>>> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
>>> problems of being mammals.
>>>
>>> -K. Mullis
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
>> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
>> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
>> problems of being mammals.
>>
>> -K. Mullis
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are so
> little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and make us
> feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the annoying little
> problems of being mammals.
>
> -K. Mullis
>
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