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Re: scaling a plot via imagesize

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  • Subject: [mg108830] Re: scaling a plot via imagesize
  • From: Christoph Lhotka <christoph.lhotka at>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 05:20:53 -0500 (EST)
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I use Rasterize (with high resolution), when everything looks fine. this 
will also do the job,
when resizing the image afterwards.


On 04/01/2010 01:00 PM, Benjamin Hell wrote:
> Hi,
> for output purposes I'd like to control the size of the plotimage. This
> is no problem using ImageSize. In addition I want the whole plot
> including axeslabels, ticks and so on to upscale proportional to the
> imagesize. For example if I set ImageSize to 500 and the plot looks
> fine, I want that when setting it to 1000 all the fonts should be twice
> as high, the lines drawn should be twice as thick and so forth. But for
> exampe using the TicksStyle directive with a fixed number for the
> FontSize does not do this upscaling.
> The solution I have right now is that I obtain the current ImageSize via
> AbsoluteOptions and then do the upscaling manually for each critical
> Option. Let's again take TicksStyle as an example. Let's say a setting
> of TicksStyle->11 looks fine for ImageSize->500. Let furthermore be
> imagesize the current imagesize. Then I would set
> TicksStyle->(11*imagesize/500). This solution works, but if the
> ImageSize is set to Automatic it fails, because AbsoluteOptions returns
> Automatic for ImageSize and not the actual value.
> This is not a huge problem, because my current solution works, but I'd
> be glad to hear a more elegant way, if there is one. Perhaps this one
> involves less effort.
> Thanks in advance.

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