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Re: Printing and Exporting graphics images from Mathematica 6 to PDF?

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  • Subject: [mg91241] Re: Printing and Exporting graphics images from Mathematica 6 to PDF?
  • From: "Jean-Marc Gulliet" <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 06:06:06 -0400 (EDT)
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On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 11:03 PM, AES <siegman at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Has this been msg also been posted to the cssmm newsgroup?  I've never quite
> sure how these combined groups and email lists work, but I'd prefer to
> respond there.
> Thanks,  AES

Yes. I send it to you as email (so you can get a faster answer) and to
MathGroup (aka comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica) via the mailing list
mathgroup at smc.vnet.net. The message should be visible on the newsgroup
by tomorrow.

Regards,
- Jean-Marc

> AES wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
> 2)  Following the alternative chain of steps involved in Save Selection to
> PDF (again, on a Mac) leads one to a menu of options that includes choosing
> between "Highest Quality Vector Representation" and "Most Compatible Vector
> Representation".  What do these terms mean?
>
> <snip>
>
> The quote below is from ragfield's answer to one of these many similar
> questions asked in this forum:
>
>   [...]
>
>   * Use Highest Quality Vector Representation.  This should match what
>   you see in Mathematica nearly exactly, but it will not be compatible
>   with all viewer applications.  For PS/EPS this uses PS level 3
>   features.  For PDF it uses features that are not supported by Apple's
>   PDF engine prior to Mac OS X 10.5.
>
>   * Use Most Compatible Vector Representation.  This will not exactly
>   match what you see on screen in Mathematica, but it will produce a
>   small file that works in all viewers."
>
> (ragfield, "Re: version 6 Plot3D exporting results in HUGE files",
> MathGroup, Sun, 26 Aug 2007,
> http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2007/Aug/msg00981.html)
>
> Regards,
> -- Jean-Marc
>



-- 
Jean-Marc


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