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Re: better copied graphics

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg25836] Re: better copied graphics
  • From: "Martin Rommel" <rommel at semitest.com>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 01:41:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <8t64hh$eh1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You are not copying a postscript graphic (that might happen under MacOS X),
you are copying the screen representation of a postscript graphic. The
clipboard uses the screen resolution, i.e. 72 dpi on the Mac. You have to
save the graphic as eps for example and then import it into your other
application.

Martin


Rob Johnson <rob at whim.org> wrote in message news:8t64hh$eh1 at smc.vnet.net...
> When copying a postscript image from Mathematica, on the Macintosh at
> least, the image gets converted to a 72 dpi pixmap.  This means that no
> matter how hard another program tries to print a high resolution page,
> there is no way for it to print the Mathematica image at better than
> 72 dpi.  Does anyone know of a way to overcome this limitation and get
> higher resolution images to other applications?
>
> Rob Johnson
> rob at whim.org
>
>



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