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Re: Showing thick lines - a problem?

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  • Subject: [mg39508] Re: Showing thick lines - a problem?
  • From: Bill Rowe <listuser at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 05:14:04 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 2/19/03 at 4:41 AM, zwick at tau.ac.il (Uri Zwick) wrote:

>The following draws two thick blue lines, one of length 1 and the
>other of length "len" using an image size of "size":
>
>sl[len_,size_] := Show[ Graphics[
>{RGBColor[0,0,1],Thickness[0.01],Line[{{0,0},{len,0}}],
>Line[{{0,1},{1,1}}]}],ImageSize->size,AspectRatio->1/10]

>sl[1/1000,450]

>Shows a long thick line and a very short thick line underneath it.

Same here

>sl[1/1000,500]

>Only the long line is visible, even tough the image is larger!

I see two lines as expected

>sl[1/1000,600]

>The short line reappears.

Still see two lines as expected

>The problem disappears when "Thickness[0.01]" is removed.

Makes no difference except lines are thinner as expected.

>Do others have the same problem?

No, using Mathematica version 4.2 on Mac OS 10.2.4


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