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Re: The Principle "Everything is an expression"

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  • Subject: [mg101238] Re: The Principle "Everything is an expression"
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 06:06:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h2295n$hou$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

ImportString[ExportString[g, "PDF"], "PDF"]

looks good ..

Regards
   Jens

Alexey wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I think that the underlying principle "Everything is an expression" in
> Mathematica is great and is one of the most exciting advantages of the
> Mathematica system.
> 
> But it is disappointing that this principle is still fails even on
> such basic example as representation of a simple Plot. Consider the
> following:
> 
> g = Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0.2, 10}]
> Show[FullGraphics[g], AspectRatio -> 1/GoldenRatio]
> 
> It is clear that the two generated images are significantly different.
> This means that the function FullGraphics[] does not gives the true
> expression-representation of the first plot. Is it true that in really
> we can not get the true representation of the plot as an expression?
> And the principle mentioned really fails even on this? Or there is
> another way to get it?
> 
> Thank you for your attention a priori.
> 


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