diagonal lines

stanw

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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?

Thanks.
 

citizenzen

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

\ downhill

/ uphill
 

rjphoto

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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?
 

jared_kipe

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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?
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.
 

rjphoto

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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.

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.
 
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BJMRamage

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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.