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Re: st: RE: draw 3D pie and 3D bar


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: draw 3D pie and 3D bar
Date   Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:14:19 +0200

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 12:17 AM, David Radwin wrote:
> Correct, Stata does not create 3-D graphs of any kind. Many Statalisters
> consider this to be a good thing.

Especially the 3D pie chart is evil. The information presented in a
pie chart is encoded in the angles of the different slices. In order
to create the 3D illusion, you need to distort those very angles...

-- Maarten

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