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Re: thick = 2 and postscript output
- Subject: Re: thick = 2 and postscript output
- From: davidf(at)dfanning.com (David Fanning)
- Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 10:07:32 -0600
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave
- Organization: Fanning Software Consulting
- References: <3B16660E.C38E884E@cmb.physics.wisc.edu>
- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:25162
Christopher W. O'Dell (email@example.com) writes:
> I'm trying to make some postscript files of simple graphs; I
> have gotten color and fonts to work, but
> the command
> plot, x, y, thick = 2
> fails to make a thick line in the postscript output file.
> Anyone know why, and how to remedy this?
Oh, I think it is working. It is just that a line in a
PostScript file is *very* thin. A two pixel line is *still*
very thin, depending upon the resolution of your PostScript
device. I find I have to bump thicknesses up by a factor
of about 5 or so to see noticeable differences on my printer.
David Fanning, Ph.D.
Fanning Software Consulting
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