Re: version 6 Plot3D exporting results in HUGE files
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- Subject: [mg80619] Re: version 6 Plot3D exporting results in HUGE files
- From: J Davis <texasAUtiger at gmail.com>
- Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:20:54 -0400 (EDT)
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On Aug 26, 3:34 am, J Davis <texasAUti... at gmail.com> wrote: > I did the following in v6.0.1 (which I will refer to as v6 hereafter): > generated a surface using the Plot3D command, clicked on the resulting > surface graphic, then Save Selection As > EPS. > > The resulting EPS file was over 4400 KB! > > I compiled the same code in v5.2 using the exact same steps. The > resulting EPS file was 700 KB. > > This is immaterial except now when I include the EPS files in a LaTeX > document and convert the dvi file to either PS or PDF, the pages with > v6 generated surfaces render EXTREMELY slowly while the v5.2 generated > surfaces render very quickly. > > Has anyone noticed the same thing? This is very disappointing for > someone who wants to use Mathematica to generate high quality graphics > for inclusion in technical documents. > > I am running Mathematica v6.0.1 on Windows XP on a Dell Latitude D800. > > FYI, the same behavior occurs in v6 if I Save As>PDF instead of going > the EPS route. > > Thanks for any insight you may have. > > JD Slight correction... the v5.2 EPS was only 70k, not 700k.