Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
1997
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 1997

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Writing Mathematica Plots to Files as PICTS?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg7001] Re: Writing Mathematica Plots to Files as PICTS?
  • From: siegman at ee.stanford.edu (AES)
  • Date: Thu, 1 May 1997 14:48:47 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

>  I want to run a Mathematica notebook which generates (slowly) 50 successive
>  plots (they happen to be 3D plots), and then convert these into a QuickTime
>  movie on a Mac.
>  
>  Can I do this?  (Mathematica 2.2 or 3.0)

OK, after stumbling onto a hint, I can answer my own question.  

PICTs and other graphic formats can be written to files using 
the new formatting capabilities of the  Display[ ]  command in
Mathematica 3.0, as defined on p. 1070 and discussed on pages 
208-210 of the MATHEMATICA BOOK, 3rd edition.

If anyone has useful experience with this, in particular with
writing multiple PICTs and running them as QuickTime movies,
I'd still appreciate hearing from them.

     --siegman at ee.stanford.edu


  • Prev by Date: Re: FindMinimum
  • Next by Date: WISINWIG fonts?
  • Previous by thread: Re: FindMinimum
  • Next by thread: WISINWIG fonts?