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RE: st: png graph quality poor


From   Tim Evans <Tim.Evans@wmciu.nhs.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: png graph quality poor
Date   Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:38:40 +0000

Thanks for the quick replies. I realise now that the graph is exported as the default size of the graph window, if a size is not specified. Clearly I have resized the graph window between runs! I've had a quick look at png_options and I can specify the pixel size which I've managed to derive from my previous graphs by conversion of the cm size.

Much of this is covered in Johannes email - thanks for the clarification!, I'll explore the emf/wmf option also.

Best wishes

Tim


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Maarten Buis
Sent: 23 December 2011 09:33
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: png graph quality poor

On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Tim Evans wrote:
> Is there a way for me to specify the size of the graph before export in Stata so that I don't have to stretch?

See: -help png_options-. Alternatively store your graphs as .wmf or
.emf, as these can much better be stretched or shrunken.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Universitaet Tuebingen
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Germany


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