[OS X TeX] Alternative Method of Labeling Figures with Illustrator

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sat Jul 1 12:51:09 EDT 2006

On Jul 1, 2006, at 9:05 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> I experienced similar problems with Plot3D graphics created in  
> Mathematica using PlotPoints -> {601, 601}. The graphics saved to  
> EPS from within Mathematica were about 25 MB each, becoming 50 MB  
> after addition of axis labels in Illustrator then saving as EPS.  
> Attempting to move a label in Illustrator (with the mouse) caused  
> Illustrator to become unresponsive for more than 30 s, and then it  
> took it several minutes to redraw the graphics; it's only then that  
> you could figure out where your mouse gesture had finally  
> positioned the label. Useless!

Hi Bruno.

When I have to edit Mathematica figures like this, I use Outline  
rather than Preview mode (under the View menu). It makes a big  

-- Gary
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