While playing with the opacity of the box plot, I realized a few inconsistencies between the scatterplot and the boxplot.
- In the box plot, it’s called opacity, in the scatter plot alpha.
- High opacity values (up to 255) are making the markers transparent, but instead it should be the other way around
- Low alpha values (down to 1) are making the markers transparent, but instead it should be the other way around
- Opacity goes down to 0, alpha only down to 1.
My suggestion: Can we just call it transparency for all viewers, with a range from 0-100 (%), where 0 is not transparent at all, and 100 is fully transparent?
I think that would be easier to be used by non-technical folks (the ones who don’t think hexadecimal ) and would be more consistent.