[SciPy-user] FW: Pylab load dates

belinda thom bthom at cs.hmc.edu
Sat Dec 30 23:57:59 CST 2006


Interesting. I never tried the date stuff. Bet it would probably die  
on my end too.

--b

On Dec 30, 2006, at 8:13 PM, Vincent Nijs wrote:

> I there someone on this list that can build matplotlib for the mac?  
> I used
> the matplotlib package in the superpack and also tried the one on  
> macpython
> to run the example below to read dates from a csv file but it  
> didn't work.
> Apparently because the pytz module is not available in the matplotlib
> packages for the mac.
>
> I tried compiling matplotlib myself but got the following error on  
> build:
>
> gcc: cannot specify -o with -c or -S and multiple compilations
>
> Vincent
>
>
>
> from pylab import figure, show, datestr2num, load
> dates, closes = load(
>     'data/msft.csv', delimiter=',',
>     converters={0:datestr2num}, skiprows=1, usecols=(0,2),
>     unpack=True)
>
>
> Date,Open,High,Low,Close,Volume,Adj. Close*
> 19-Sep-03,29.76,29.97,29.52,29.96,92433800,29.79
> 18-Sep-03,28.49,29.51,28.42,29.50,67268096,29.34
> 17-Sep-03,28.76,28.95,28.47,28.50,47221600,28.34
> 16-Sep-03,28.41,28.95,28.32,28.90,52060600,28.74
> 15-Sep-03,28.37,28.61,28.33,28.36,41432300,28.20
> 12-Sep-03,27.48,28.40,27.45,28.34,55777200,28.18
> 11-Sep-03,27.66,28.11,27.59,27.84,37813300,27.68
> 10-Sep-03,28.03,28.18,27.48,27.55,54763500,27.40
>
>
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