blurish pdf figure

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Mar 15 18:03:43 UTC 2021



Am 15.03.21 um 16:56 schrieb Paul A. Rubin:
> On 3/15/21 6:31 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>>
>>
>> Am 15.03.21 um 10:38 schrieb Dr Eberhard Lisse:
>>> Wolfgang,
>>>
>>> how is this produced?
>>>
>>> el
>>> On 12/03/2021 12:01, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>>>> If I insert the graphic (appended) in a lyx document, it looks 
>>>> blurish, although the original and in the pdf output it is clear. 
>>>> Looks like it is rendered to a pixel figure.
>>>> What is wrong?
>>>> Wolfgang
>>>>
>> With pyxplot (similar to gnuplot, but better):
>> http://www.pyxplot.org.uk/
>>
>> #Kidd_2015-model
>> reset
>> set multiplot
>> set term pdf
>> set width 6
>> set output './Kidd_2015-B.pdf'
>> set fontsize 0.65
>> set key top right
>>
>> set origin 0,0
>> set xtics ("12" 12, "18" 18, "24" 24,"6" 30)
>> set xlabel 'circadian time'
>> set ytics 0,0.2,1.4
>> set ylabel 'amount of TIM protein'
>> set label 1 'nuclear translocation' at 16.8,1.12
>> set label 2 'transcription/translocation' at 11.3,0.2 rotate 50
>> set label 3 'repression/degradation' at 24.3,1 rotate -52
>>
>> plot [9:33][0:1.5] './Kidd_2015-Fig2.csv' index 0 title 'lower 
>> temperature' with lines colour blue, './Kidd_2015-Fig2.csv' index 1 
>> title 'higher temperature' with lines colour red
>>
>> set display
>> refresh
>>
>> The date file Kidd_2015-Fig2.csv is in the appendix.
>> I got it by digitizing the plot in the publication by using engauge
>> http://markummitchell.github.io/engauge-digitizer/
>>
>> Wolfgang
>>
> You might try exporting the plot from pyxplot as SVG rather than PDF. 
> Other than that, I suspect you would need to change the converter 
> command LyX uses to convert PDF graphics to a format it can display.
> 
> Paul
> 
Thanks, Paul and El

unfortunately:
Error encountered whilst using ghostscript to generate svg output

But png output works. (eps not)

Wolfgang


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