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Re: export eps

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  • Subject: [mg90759] Re: export eps
  • From: J Davis <texasAUtiger at>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 05:57:42 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jul 22, 3:02 am, "David Park" <djmp... at> wrote:
> There is a big difference between using SaveAs a .pdf file say, and Printing
> to the Adobe PDF printer with an up-to-date Adobe Acrobat!  When I do
> Jens-Peer's first example:
> ContourPlot[Sin[x*y], {x, -Pi, Pi}, {y, -Pi, Pi}]
> using the Print to Adobe PDF printer, with Adobe Acrobat 8, I obtain a file
> that is 49 KB in size.
> The Mathematica SaveAs .pdf command produces huge files of very poor
> quality. For example, for another test I did with a small notebook, the
> SaveAs command produced a pdf file of 1,762 KB (and very poor quality)
> compared to 85 KB for the Print to Adobe PDF command.
> I don't know why that is.
> --
> David Park

Thanks, David (and other who responded with solutions above. I will
try them soon.

I hope this is something Wolfram will address soon. It is too
fundamental to ignore, IMO...


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