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re: st: Graph png format - differences in scaling between vers. 10 and 11


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   re: st: Graph png format - differences in scaling between vers. 10 and 11
Date   Tue, 16 Mar 2010 08:02:58 -0400

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Johannes wrote

> I just stumbled across an unexpected behaviour. I updated some graphs for 
> a Beamer-Latex presentation. I used the "png" format. But I used Stata 11 
> instead of Stata 10. The result was a file smaller than the previous 
> version (by a factor of four) with a smaller resolution. I guess, png is 
> not a vector format and not indifferent to scaling. So, there is a smaller 
> picture with less pixels which looks less nice when its size is increased. 
> Even if I use Stata version-control, there is no difference. These new 
> graphs look bad in the presentation, so I recreated them using Stata 10. 
> There are many workarounds and this is not a big problem  - but is this 
> wanted, that the output changes  even when I use version control? And the 
> previous default looked better to me. Or did I overlook something?


I have no idea what may have happened between 10 and 11, because I have never used png format.


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