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Re: Unsatisfactory view of Panel, when transformed to pdf

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  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 06:53:03 -0400 (EDT)
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Please give a specific example.

One thing that sometimes works -- at least it worked with an earlier 
version of Matheamtica -- is to export to .eps, then use Acrobat Pro to 
distill that to .pdf.

On 4/26/12 5:33 AM, Alexei Boulbitch wrote:
> Dear Community,
> I like very much to wrap Mathematica images by Panel, which gives many of them a much better view. To be precise, if image is some illustration, plot etc. I would like to put it in Mathematica document as
> Panel@image
> Then I typically mark the output as Figure in the JournalArticle StyleSheet.
> However, most of my documents should be later transformed into pdf for
> further use. This is unavoidable, since in my company nobody else uses Mathematica.
> In the pdf document version the panel loses most of its attractivity. The gray color becomes almost white, and the fine rim details (which made the panel looking in Mathematica like a 3D-relief) disappear. In this form Panel makes the view worse, rather than improve it.
> Have you any idea of what could be done to improve the Panel view after the document is transformed into pdf?
> Best, Alexei
> Alexei BOULBITCH, Dr., habil.
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