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Re: Dashing and PDF



Hi Julia,

$Version 5.1 for Microsoft Windows (October 25, 2004)

the following works with AdobeReader 8:

g = Show[Graphics[{Dashing[{.1, .1}], Line[{{0, 0}, {1, 1}}]}]];

Export["d:\\tmp\\t.pdf", g, "PDF"]

Daniel



Julia Gog wrote:

> I'm having a bad time exporting PDFs from mathematica. The problem seems 

> to be down to having a plot using "Dashing" in its PlotStyle. It works 

> just fine within mathematica, and apparently can export a PDF file. 

> However Adobe Acrobat says "Illegal operation inside a path" when I try 

> open it, though Preview is happy to open it.

> 

> I usually want to open the PDFs in acrobat to crop white margins as they 

> seem to always come out of mathematica with a bunch of space underneath.

> 

> Is anyone else having problems opening exported PDFs in acrobat, 

> particularly with dashed lines?

> 

> Thanks in advance for any help,

> 

> Julia

> 



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