MathGroup Archive 2000

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: better copied graphics

  • To: mathgroup at
  • Subject: [mg25836] Re: better copied graphics
  • From: "Martin Rommel" <rommel at>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 01:41:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <8t64hh$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

You are not copying a postscript graphic (that might happen under MacOS X),
you are copying the screen representation of a postscript graphic. The
clipboard uses the screen resolution, i.e. 72 dpi on the Mac. You have to
save the graphic as eps for example and then import it into your other


Rob Johnson <rob at> wrote in message news:8t64hh$eh1 at
> When copying a postscript image from Mathematica, on the Macintosh at
> least, the image gets converted to a 72 dpi pixmap.  This means that no
> matter how hard another program tries to print a high resolution page,
> there is no way for it to print the Mathematica image at better than
> 72 dpi.  Does anyone know of a way to overcome this limitation and get
> higher resolution images to other applications?
> Rob Johnson
> rob at

  • Prev by Date: Re: a newbie problem with 3d graphing
  • Next by Date: Re: Solving For 0
  • Previous by thread: Re: better copied graphics
  • Next by thread: Is it possible to plot a point a time on the same graph in Mathematica?