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Re: st: Plotting symbols: plus and cross

From   Maarten buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Plotting symbols: plus and cross
Date   Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:38:34 +0100 (BST)

--- On Wed, 13/10/10, Allan Reese (Cefas) wrote:
> Is there a history or explanation why Stata's + and x
> plotting symbols look asymmetric and hand-drawn?
> I thought it was my eyes or the screen but enclosing the x
> with a square shows bits poking out.

I see what you mean when looking at the graph in Stata, but
when I export it to .eps the asymmetry disappears. 

This is not much of an explanation, it is rather an 
additional observation.

-- Maarten

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


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