Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 16:07:21 +0200
Reply-To: MichaŽl Opgenhaffen
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From: MichaŽl Opgenhaffen
Subject: Re: Bad news about SPSS 12.0
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I think this 3d-effect is an option, thus we're not forced to use this...
At 15:01 2-9-2003 +0100, David Hitchin wrote:
>I learn from
>that SPSS 12.0 will include "3-D effects for pie and bar charts".
>Is there an honest statistician in his or her right mind who would
>There seems to be very strong case for arguing that everything
>non-essential added to a plot makes it harder to read. Perhaps these
>gimmicks could be useful when embarrassing information has to be displayed,
>and some way has to be found to make it hard to read.