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Re: Multi-Colored Filling in DateListPlot

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  • Subject: [mg104191] Re: Multi-Colored Filling in DateListPlot
  • From: jroge <jroge at mac.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 02:20:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hbhhg5$20u$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 19, 4:11 am, jroge <jr... at mac.com> wrote:
> I am working on developing some financial reports and I have gotten
> stuck on using multiple colors in the filling of a DateListPlot. I
> would like to have the color of the filling alternate between blue and
> pink each quarter (or year depending on the plot) rather than a single
> color in the entire filling. Here is an example of what I am trying to
> do:
>
> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125479559237566623.html
>
> I suspect that FillingStyle is the function I need to use, but calling
> out each quarter's (or year's) data is beyond me. Any thoughts? I have
> been using a fairly generic plot of GE stock data for exploration:
>
> DateListPlot[FinancialData["GE", "Jan. 1, 2008"], Joined -> True,
> Filling -> Bottom]
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jroge

Thank's everyone for responding. All of the suggested solutions work.
I really appreciate seeing the different ways to approaching this.


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