[Gretl-users] pdfcairo

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Mon Nov 2 10:21:58 EST 2009

On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Alan G Isaac wrote:

> On 11/2/2009 9:00 AM, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> > And what happens
> > if you click on a graph, select "Save as PDF", and try previewing
> > the output?
> Perfect output, including all fonts.
> If I understand you, this is alos using cairo, right?
> (This should be a clue about the PNG bug.)
> So I must be misunderstanding something.  If I try to produce
> PDF as follows, it fails.  (White background, nothing else is viewable.)
> I go to the icon view to edit the graph and change
> #set term pngcairo font "verdana,8" size 680,400
> to
> set term pdfcairo font "verdana,8" size 680,400

Ah, that calls for a plot that is 680 inches by 400 inches.
PDF and EPS don't go by pixels for sizing.


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