Re: dashing the lines make the plot looks so bad

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg52003] Re: dashing the lines make the plot looks so bad*From*: sean_incali at yahoo.com (sean kim)*Date*: Sun, 7 Nov 2004 01:03:18 -0500 (EST)*References*: <cm7ct4$lgi$1@smc.vnet.net> <cm9une$8hg$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

hi jens i just realized that i didn't reply to this. ok it prints much btter on paper. will it be the same if i export the graphic into word. for example? i forgot to try it... i guess i could just try it next week. what is the reason for such poor display on monitor? maybe it's the frontend deal... "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote in message news:<cm9une$8hg$1 at smc.vnet.net>... > Hi, > > on screen or in the printout by a PostScript > printer ? > > Regards > Jens > > "sean kim" <sean_incali at yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag > news:cm7ct4$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 > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________ > > Do you Yahoo!? > > Check out the new Yahoo! Front Page. > > www.yahoo.com > > > >