Re: "Save Graphic As BMP" problems...
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- Subject: [mg7423] Re: [mg7271] "Save Graphic As BMP" problems...
- From: earhart at athena.mit.edu (Elizabeth J Earhart)
- Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 15:07:40 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
In article <5m3cts$490$2 at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, <seanross at worldnet.att.net> wrote: >Stefan Wolfrum wrote: >> >> Hello, >> >> I'm using a Matrox Millennium at 1600x1200 resolution at 65K colors and >> Mathematica 3.0 under Windows NT 4.0. I did a 3D-Plot, selected the cell >> and chose Save as BMP from the context menu. I got a BMP-file of about 800K >> but when I loaded it into Photoshop is was just black with several >> horizontal thin white stripes... >> Any solution to this problem? > >I my experience, the file conversion routines from the front-end drop >down menus are all broken in Mma 3.0. The kernel command Display works >fine though. I save graphics in GIF, TIFF and BMP all the time on my >windows 95 pentium. I have not been able to save and export any EPS or >MPS files using Display. > I agree that all the file conversion menu commands are broken. (I am using Mma 3.0 on a PPC 7100). I have also experienced mysterious horizontal lines running across plots which are otherwise OK, but have managed to expunge them by increasing the memory allocated to psrender. (Admittedly, I am generating some complicated plots. But I had to allocate more than 32M to psrender to get this to work!) Incidentally, while using Display to save files as Mathematica Graphics Format seems to generate a file that looks something like what you see using "Display postscript" (or whatever it's now called), but I have been unable to figure out how to get Mathematica to read this data and show me the plot later. Has anyone gotten this to work? I managed to successfully write my entire PhD thesis in Mathematica 3.0 this spring. I didn't have a problem with the lack of a spell-checker that some others have mentioned - I've found that spell-checking technical documents is usually more trouble than it's worth - but the inability to put automatic numbering objects into tables makes creating a decently formatted table of contents a real pain in the neck. -Elizabeth