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Re: st: lines separating pie slices are not st.


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: lines separating pie slices are not st.
Date   Wed, 2 May 2012 16:39:31 +0100

Presumably, "st" means "straight".

I wouldn't worry about this unless it seriously affects chart
appearance in presentations or publications. Diagonal lines can only
be approximated by staircases, and often the approximation is
discernible on monitors.

Nick

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:28 PM, tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com> wrote:

> lines separating the pie slices are not st. as it appears in the screen. Say I have two slices, then the diameter is not st. when it appears in the screen.
>
> ----------------------------------------
>> Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 16:23:25 +0100
>> Subject: Re: st: lines separating pie slices are not st.
>> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>
>> That would be a bug if it were true without qualification. But what is
>> "not straight"? Are you referring to appearance on a monitor?
>> Appearance on a printed graph? Are you considering the discreteness of
>> both representations? Can you give reproducible examples?
>>
>> Nick
>>
>> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:13 PM, tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Would it be a bug that some of the lines separating slices in a pie are not straight? How do you correct it?
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