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Re: Vector file out of Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg85765] Re: Vector file out of Mathematica?
  • From: "Hans Michel" <hmichel at>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 18:03:00 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Cox
  • References: <fphcvp$8jk$>

Export as PDF. Both Illustrator and CorelDraw can open and edit this format.

Mathematica can Export to other popular 3D formats, such as "DXF".


"Steve Gray" <stevebg at> wrote in message 
news:fphcvp$8jk$1 at
> 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

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