[metapost] How to use a thinner pen?
taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Jun 16 16:34:34 CEST 2008
Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> This is a simple test file, let's call it test.mp:
> numeric u;
> u = 1cm;
> draw (0,-u)--(0,0)--(0,4u);
> pickup pencircle scaled 2pt;
> draw (-2u,0)--(0,0)--(4u,0);
> pickup pencircle scaled 0.0000000000000001pt;
> draw (0,u)--(u,u);
> . I view it giving the following commands:
> $ mpost test
$ gv test.1
here (test.1 is a valid EPS so long as you don't use labels),
and see if you have different linewidths after zooming in.
I suspect that your dvips printer (www) has a resolution that
is so low that every line width below 1pt becomes one pixel.
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