Date: 2008-05-19 00:12:14 -0700 (Mon, 19 May 2008)
add some comment about the mashasbitmap feature
--- trunk/pyx/examples/3dgraphs/surface.txt 2008-05-19 07:00:41 UTC (rev 2994)
+++ trunk/pyx/examples/3dgraphs/surface.txt 2008-05-19 07:12:14 UTC (rev 2995)
@@ -10,6 +10,17 @@
! A missing point will create a hole in the surface.
+! The surface is plotted using a mesh. In case of a huge number of data points,
+you may want to replace the mash by a bitmap rasterized on a different (i.e.
+lower) resolution. This can reduce the file size and may also resolve various
+printing problems (unfortunately those are quite common with mesh data). To
+enable the mash by bitmap replacement feature use the option `mashasbitmap`
+(together with its `mashasbitmap_resolution` option)::
+ d = document.document([document.page(g)])
+ d.writeEPSfile("color", mashasbitmap=1)
+ d.writePDFfile("color", mashasbitmap=1)
!! The underlying rectangular grid is created by the gridpos style. By changing
its parameters you can also create the base rectangular grid from others than
the first two coordinates.
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