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Graphics that present data
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Quick review 1. Show the reader what s/he needs to see. 2. Plan the sequence and directionality. 3.Think about the focal point of the graphic. 4. Integrate labels, units of measurement, and information into graphic to make interpretation efficient. 5. Make the color work with the information. 6. Place graphic where it will improve reader’s comprehension of complex material. 7. Label and title all graphics. 8. Remember to edit, revise, and proofread graphics. Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2
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And, with graphics that present data. . . 10. Don’t distort or disguise data. - Choose the appropriate graphic. - Label important events in data. - Be precise about data points. - Be sure to show error variance. - Avoid 3-D graphics, false perspectives, and “chart junk.” Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics 3
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Effective tables Order items in a way that your viewer finds useful. Label columns and
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.61 taught by Professor Earlmurman during the Spring '03 term at MIT.

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