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Re: Exporting to gif and jpeg is tooooo slow

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  • Subject: [mg52293] Re: Exporting to gif and jpeg is tooooo slow
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at arcor.de>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 07:23:30 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <cnn13b$8qn$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Geronimo wrote:
> Hi Group
> 
> I have problems with the "Export" command to gif and jpeg formats.
> 
> For example
> 
> p = DensityPlot[x+y, {x, 0, 1}, {y, 0, 1}, PlotPoints -> 30, Mesh -> False, 
>       ColorFunction -> Hue];
> 
> and then
> 
> Export["test.fmt", p, "fmt", ImageSize -> 400]
> 
> If fmt=pdf or eps, the result is instantaneous. With gif and jpeg, it never 
> ends. With lighter plots (produced by the Plot command) it works but it 
> takes a crazy amount of time.
> 
> For the same reason I cannot save a notebook in html.
> 
> I use Mathematica 4 under Linux and I have tried two different machines 
> (very different configurations: different distributions, different 
> networks...) with the same result.
> 
> Thanks for any suggestion.
> 
Hi Geronimo,

if you open a notebook with a text editor, you will see the output cells 
containing graphics begin with

Cell[GraphicsData["PostScript", "\<\
%!
%%Creator: Mathematica
...

Mathematica has to do no conversions, when saving as .eps, but a lot when saving 
in a pixel-oriented format.

I'm afraid you have to wait.

-- 
Peter Pein
10245 Berlin


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