Re: Mathematica Plots -> Editing using Canvas or Illustrator ?
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- Subject: [mg2930] Re: Mathematica Plots -> Editing using Canvas or Illustrator ?
- From: larry at aoainc.com (Larry Schmutz)
- Date: Sat, 13 Jan 1996 03:19:02 -0500
- Organization: Adaptive Optics Associates, Inc.
In Article <4cqjr5$ig5 at dragonfly.wri.com>, anoop at cco.caltech.edu (PA) wrote: >Hi There, > >I have a complicated plot generated in mathematica that >I would like to edit (add text and other graphics) to using >a graphics program like Canvas or Adobe Illustrator on the mac. > >Is there a simple way to do this? How do I save the plot? >How do I open it using the illustration program. >A mathematica book that I have says that this is possible, >but it doesn't say how! > >Any help would be *really* appreciated. > >Thanks! > >Anoop > >anoop at cco.caltech.edu > > > One way is to select the cell containing the graphics, use the Convert to PICT... option under the Graph menu choice, copy the converted cell to the clipboard, go to an open Canvas window, and Paste. All controls over PICT objects will work, including polygon editing of any curves (so you can fake data) text editing, etc. Good luck. Larry Schmutz Adaptive Optics Associates 54 CambridgePark Drive Cambridge, MA 02140 (617)864-0201 ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====