benjaminrk at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 19:03:43 EDT 2012
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Bob McElrath <bob+ipython at mcelrath.org>wrote:
> I really want to improve the figure quality of the notebook. So, I made a
> in this direction by changing the default figure to SVG, making them
> transparent, and improving their quality a bit. You can see it in my
> It turns out to get decent quality SVG figures, you have to set the
> figure.figsize fairly high. SVG doesn't know about or obey the DPI
> setting, but
> the low value of figsize was causing some pixelation, which is why the SVG
> figures produced by the notebook looked worse than the PNG figures.
The PNG default is actually *because* the SVGs are so much worse.
If you do succeed in making them a net improvement, then it certainly makes
sense to switch back to the original default of SVG.
> Cheers, Bob McElrath
> "The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed
> the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes
> But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."
> -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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