Re: Vector file out of Mathematica?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg85749] Re: Vector file out of Mathematica?*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 17:54:46 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <fphcvp$8jk$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi, that is the dark side of the nice new graphics. When there is shading/vector normals ... Mathematica will only create bitmaps. But if you try Plot3D[Sin[x*y], {x, 0, Pi}, {y, 0, Pi}, NormalsFunction -> None] my Corel Draw Copy/Paste 19596 objects, as vector data. Regards Jens Steve Gray wrote: > I need to do editing on some Graphic3D objects created in Mathematica. > If I do CopySpecial > metafile or Export["foo.emf", gr3D] (where gr3d > = Graphics3D[...]) and paste or open it in Corel Draw or Adobe > Illustrator, it looks like a very crude bitmap. I need to have it be a > vector file so resolution is preserved. How can I export a vector file > from Mathematica that is in some standard format that common vector software > can deal with? If some lighting or shading effects are lost, that > would be ok. > > Steve Gray >