Re: Re: Antialiasing
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- Subject: [mg76759] Re: [mg76698] Re: Antialiasing
- From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
- Date: Sun, 27 May 2007 04:45:51 -0400 (EDT)
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On the other hand, post script or pdf graphics that are exported may
be viewed in an anti-aliasing renderer (such as adobe acrobat in the
case of pdfs).
On 5/26/07, Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote:
> dimitris wrote:
> > Hi.
> > Is it possible to get the effect of Antialiasing of version 6 (as I
> > saw here:
> > http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/ref/Antialiasing.html )
> > in version 5.2?
> > Thanks a lot!
> > Dimitris
> This is one solution:
> It is slow, consumes a lot of memory and produces bitmap images that
> cannot be resized [without quality loss]. Because of the way Mathematica
> scales graphics (changes ImageSize, not ImageResolution), this approach
> results in all objects whose size was specified in absolute units being
> shrunk by a factor of 4. (Most notably it affects line widths and font
> An alternative solution is to use GhostScript as an external PostScript
> rasteriser, import the bitmap image produced by it and display the image
> in the notebook. But this also produces unresizable bitmaps.
> I am also curious if it is possible to get the Mathematica 5.2 Front
> End to use a different PostScript interpreter than the default one. Is
> it possible to extend the Front End this way? I guess the answer is no
> because I already asked this in a previous post and got no reply.
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