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


From   tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: lines separating pie slices are not st.
Date   Wed, 2 May 2012 16:02:32 +0000

Yes st. is straight. And, the chart isn't that bad. I just wanted to know the reason.  And, I didn't know how to describe the line earlier. The straight line kind of looks like mini staircase. Thanks Nick.



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