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Re: Multi-Colored Filling in DateListPlot

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  • Subject: [mg104189] Re: Multi-Colored Filling in DateListPlot
  • From: jroge <jroge at mac.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 02:20:04 -0400 (EDT)
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On Oct 20, 1:49 am, Armand Tamzarian <mike.honeychu... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Oct 19, 6:11=C2 am, jroge <jr... at mac.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>
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> > 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
>
> I saw a blog post that describes how to do this:
>
> http://wildebeests.wordpress.com/2009/08/16/creating-highlighting-ban...
>
> Easiest way is to split your data into separate lists for periods you
> want shaded eg. months, quarters etc.
>
> DateListPlot[{month1,month2,month3 ...}, Filling{Filling=E2=86=92{{=
1=E2=86=
> =92Bottom},
> {1=E2=86=92Top}, {2=E2=86=92Bottom}, {2=E2=86=92Top},=
=E2=80=A6}]
>
> Mike

This isn't quite what i was looking to do, but what the author
describes in his blog post is also quite useful. Thank you for sending.


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