Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
2001
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 2001

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

Search the Archive

RE: Thickness Isn't Thickness

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg29931] RE: [mg29918] Thickness Isn't Thickness
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 03:56:57 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I would like to second this complaint. It is one of the minor weaknesses in
Mathematica graphics. I also would like to have finer control of the line
thickness. There is too large a jump between the minimum thickness and the
next larger thickness. Is this machine-monitor dependent?

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/

> From: aes [mailto:siegman at stanford.edu]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> The Line drawing capability in Illustrator allows you to select between
> what are called "butt", "round", or "projecting" caps as "Stroke
> attributes" on the ends of lines.
>
> Does Mathematica allow anything similar?
>
> (The Mathematica default seems to be the equivalent of
> "projecting caps", which
> make for problems if you're trying to have a thickened line intersect a
> thinner line or other geometrical figure at 90 degrees, with the
> endpoint of the thicker line located on that figure, as is analytically
> convenient.  The end of the thick line then project through the thinner
> line, which is not wanted.)
>
> (And one could argue that "Thickness", taken literally, should increase
> the thickness but NOT the length of a line, as Mathematica unfortunately
> does.)
>



  • Prev by Date: Re: Mathematica 2.2 work with W2000?
  • Next by Date: Re: Re: FindRoot question
  • Previous by thread: Thickness Isn't Thickness
  • Next by thread: Re: Thickness Isn't Thickness