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Re: Tube in ParametricPlot3D with too many details

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  • Subject: [mg100268] Re: Tube in ParametricPlot3D with too many details
  • From: Giovanni Lanzani <ulissesroc at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 21:01:25 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gvlhsm$dnb$1@smc.vnet.net> <gvn6ve$eqa$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 29, 1:33 am, Peter Breitfeld <ph... at t-online.de> wrote:
> Giovanni Lanzani wrote:
> > Hi,
>
> > I'm using the following code to get a tube around a homoclinic loop
>
> > hloop = ParametricPlot3D[{-2 Sech[ u], u - 2 Tanh[ u], 0 }, {u, -5,
> >    5}, PlotStyle -> {Tube[0.1], Red}, Axes -> None]
>
> > The only issue is that, if I try to export it as a pdf, I get too many
> > details which results in (too) big pdf.
>
> > Is there anyway to have Mathematica producing a plot with less
> > details? Thanks in advance
>
> > Giovanni Lanzani
>
> This problem came up with version 6 for graphics rendered using
> GraphicsComplex. It has been discussed in this group. The best solution
> is to use File->PrintSelection. In the printer menu chose "save" to
> print to a pdf.
>
> The drawback is, the picture takes a whole page, so you have to open it
> in a graphics program like GraphicsConverter (on Mac) to adjust the regio=
n.
>
> --
> _________________________________________________________________
> Peter Breitfeld, Bad Saulgau, Germany --http://www.pBreitfeld.de

Thanks Peter,

this did the trick.

> It has been discussed in this group. The best solution
> is to use File->PrintSelection.

Would it be possible to point me the discussions where the others
solutions are explained?




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