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VCS PDF filesize is much larger than what you would get from MPL #33

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aashish24 opened this issue Nov 15, 2016 · 2 comments
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VCS PDF filesize is much larger than what you would get from MPL #33

aashish24 opened this issue Nov 15, 2016 · 2 comments
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@aashish24 aashish24 commented Nov 15, 2016

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@durack1 durack1 commented Nov 15, 2016

@aashish24 this is likely due to the characters as glyphs issue that we discussed at depth in CDAT/cdat#1992, CDAT/cdat#1537 and UV-CDAT/uvcdat#1527

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@danlipsa danlipsa commented Jan 16, 2017

The PDF file size difference is small now because PDFs are compressed as they are in matplotlib. For the script patterns.py the pdf file size increases from 2.3 to 3.7 MB when comparing matplotlib to GL2PS. Attached are the python and pdf files.
patterns.zip
patterns_index_10_mpl.pdf
patterns_index_10.pdf

@danlipsa danlipsa closed this Jan 16, 2017
@doutriaux1 doutriaux1 modified the milestone: 2.10 May 5, 2017
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