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Re: Bug Report: Excessively thin Thin?

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  • Subject: [mg101281] Re: Bug Report: Excessively thin Thin?
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 06:31:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h27fgi$cp3$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jun 28, 5:09 am, AES <sieg... at stanford.edu> wrote:
> I'm making and Exporting vector graphic diagrams in M7 using lists of
> graphics primitives (Line , Arrow, Circle, etc).
>
> Lines or Arrows with no Thickness directive preceding them in the
> graphics list come out nearly invisible on screen.  Looking at the
> Exported output with Illustrator shows that they're 0.5 pt lines.
>
> Lines or Arrows preceded by Thick in the graphics list seem to come out
> as 2 pt lines -- somewhat thicker than normal 1 pt rules.
>
> Lines or Arrows preceded by Thin don't seem to be created at all -- they
> don't appear on screen, and aren't in the Exported document (at least,
> as looked at with Illustrator).
>
> And, the first example of Graphics[{Thin, Line}] on the Thin Help page
> doesn't appear to generate any Thin line either -- although the
> Graphics3D example does.
>
>  I should have added, this is Mathematica 7.0.1.0
>          on a MacBook running OS 10.4.11.

Can you post a specific example of a Graphics expression which
produces no visible line on your computer?  The example you mention
from the Thin documentation page (Graphics[{Thin, Line[{{0, 0}, {2,
1}}]}]) appears correctly for me in 7.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.5.7.

-Rob


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