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Re: reduce size of eps files of 3D figures

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  • Subject: [mg125746] Re: reduce size of eps files of 3D figures
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  • Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2012 03:42:37 -0500 (EST)
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On Thursday, March 29, 2012 4:10:01 AM UTC-5, Michael A. Morrison wrote:
> For a book I am writing, I am generating a lot of 3D figures using, for
> example, Graphics3D. Many of the resulting Exported *.eps files are huge,
> even for a simple case such as a row of three objects such as
> Graphics3D[Sphere[]]. These figures will not be printed in color. Is there a
> way to generate *.eps files for such a situation that are smaller than those
> Exported if one does nothing special? Many thanks in advance. --- michael
> Michael A. Morrison
> Dept. Physics & Astronomy
> University of Oklahoma
> Norman, OK 73019
> Phone: 405 325-3961
> FAX: 405 325-7557

I often use Rasterize[] on such Graphics and Graphics3D. Brings down the size tremendously.

Daniel Lichtblau
Wolfram Research

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