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Re: st: how to graph pie 3d-solid?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to graph pie 3d-solid?
Date   Sat, 16 Oct 2010 14:14:16 +0100 (BST)

--- On Sat, 16/10/10, Grace Jessie wrote:
> Could anyone tell me how to graph pie 3d-solid in stata,as
> the website http://jcharts.sourceforge.net/samples/pie3d.html?

The information contained in this graph is encoded in the angles
between the slices. By giving the illusion of 3D you need to 
distort the angles, thus distorting the very information you 
are trying to display. So it is very good thing that it is not
possible to create such a graph in Stata.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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