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"Airey, David C" <david.airey@Vanderbilt.Edu> |

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Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
Re: st: graphics complaints (Windows too) |

Date |
Thu, 19 Nov 2009 10:58:48 -0600 |

. I isolated this problem to the -gr tw function- command for Stata tech-support as well, and sent an email earlier. The default is 300 points via -tw function-, but even n(1000) still quivers with sparks. I have also felt that line pattern dash seems uneven relative to a solid pattern, and sometimes looks like rice have been glued to the screen by a child. In any case I've sent a request in to Stata Corp tech support. -Dave > Dave wrote about Stata on OS X but I have a similar observation about > Stata on Windows, specifically concerning -twoway function-. > > A y=x line drawn with -twoway function- is not as straight as a line > drawn with -twoway scatter, connect-. The difference can be > illustrated with the following commands. > > . clear > . set obs 2 > . gen x = . > . replace x = 0 in 1 > . replace x = 100 in 2 > . gen y = . > . replace y = 0 in 1 > . replace y = 100 in 2 > . twoway (scatter y x, connect(l) clwidth(thin)) (function y=x+1, > range(0 100) lwidth(thin)), aspect(1) > > The -function- line is uneven and can indeed be described as "shocked > with electricity", to use Dave's words. Is it possible to draw a > -function- line as straight as a -scatter, connect- line? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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