diagonal lines

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by stanw, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. stanw macrumors 6502a

    Aug 29, 2007
    Depending on how you view a diagonal line it might seem like it is rising or falling. Is going from left to right from bottom to top generally considered rising?

  2. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    Since we (U.S.) reads left-to-right and top-to-bottom, that's how we read diagonal lines as well.

    \ downhill

    / uphill
  3. rjphoto macrumors 6502a


    Mar 7, 2005
    need more info

    type of machine: (ie: Laptop or desktop)

    Which model: (ie: Macbook, MacBook Pro, iMac, MacMini...)

    have you connected another display to see if it is the monitor or logic board?
  4. jared_kipe macrumors 68030


    Dec 8, 2003
    Most useless response (question?) to a relatively straightforward question. I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you didn't read the OP's post.
  5. rjphoto, Aug 9, 2012
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2012

    rjphoto macrumors 6502a


    Mar 7, 2005

    In my line of business, I get questions about lines on the screen all the time. I read it to mean that he had a diagonal line on his screen. Now that I look back and see that it is in a design and graphics area I realize he is talking about a graphically drawn line.

    I apologize for trying to diagnose a problem.

    I must not have read it clearly, after all, I had just gotten out of the hospital Monday after having a heart attack Friday... no joke.
  6. citizenzen macrumors 65816

    Mar 22, 2010
    You are absolved.

  7. BJMRamage macrumors 68020


    Oct 2, 2007
    I agree with Citizenzen.
    in US, that looks like the right method for the observation.

    And the third post was strange but reading the explanation make some sense.

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