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Re: dashing the lines make the plot looks so bad

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg51817] Re: dashing the lines make the plot looks so bad
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 01:23:34 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <cm7ct4$lgi$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

on screen or in the printout by a PostScript
printer ?

Regards
  Jens

"sean kim" <sean_incali at yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:cm7ct4$lgi$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> for example,
>
> Show[Graphics[{AbsoluteDashing[{10, 5}], Line[{{0, 1},
> {1, 0}}],  Thickness[0.02], AbsoluteDashing[{5, 10}],
> Line[{{0, 0}, {1, 1}}]}]];
>
> making it thicker shows the problem even more
> severely.
>
> but it appears to me there is some kinda pattern... i
> just don't know what it is.
>
> below shows this pattern (i think) of dashes showing
> up rotated every so often.
>
>
>
> Needs["Graphics`Legend`"];
> Needs["Graphics`Colors`"];
> << Graphics`Graphics`
>
> Plot[{Sin[x], Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 5Pi}, PlotStyle -> {Red,
> {Blue, Thickness[0.02] , AbsoluteDashing[{1, 10}]}},
> LegendLabel -> "this stuff \nlooks weird",  PlotLegend
> -> {"Sin", "Cos"}, LegendPosition -> {1.1, -.25},
> LegendShadow -> {0, 0}, ImageSize ->  500];
>
> maybe if we get rid of the rotations, then the dashing
> will improve in appearance. so... is that possible?
>
> thanks in advance for any insights
>
> sean
>
>
>
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