Re: [S] S: Pie Charts

Naomi B. Robbins (
Sun, 15 Nov 1998 17:55:28 -0500

John Maindonald:

As soon as we leave the world of science and technology, there is a
need, as you say, to grab the reader's attention. However, it is not
necessary to sacrifice the accurate presentation of information to do
so. We can change the tone of a graph or add attention-getting
decorations as long as it's done outside of the scale line rectangle.
An example appears on page 59 of Tufte's THE VISUAL DISPLAY OF

Naomi B. Robbins
Training and Consulting in Graphical Data Analysis and Display
Wayne, NJ
Phone: (973) 694-2686
Fax: (973) 694-6009

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