[vtkusers] Messed up pdf output from vtkGL2PSExporter
david.lonie at kitware.com
Fri Jan 20 09:46:36 EST 2017
I ran the test on the OpenGL2 backend and noticed the artifacts. The
PDF backend for GL2PS is somewhat lackluster -- things like text
alignment tend to come out badly.
The postscript backend, however, is much more robust, and changing the
output from PDF to PS produces a much better rendering. You may have
better luck exporting to postscript and converting afterwards.
On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:10 AM, David Lonie <david.lonie at kitware.com> wrote:
> Can you provide an example of the rendering and pdf? Also, which VTK
> backend are you using, OpenGL or OpenGL2?
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 PM, BBerco <bebe0705 at colorado.edu> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I am trying to export a view of a vtkChart to pdf, but the plots I am
>> getting are messed up (the xticks are overlapping with the xaxis and the
>> legend box transparency is off, among other things).
>> I've set up a minimum example based off of the LinePlot tutorial, with a few
>> lines added for the exporter. Running the program and comparing the pdf
>> output to the vtk window clearly shows the issue, at least on my laptop.
>> Any clues?
>> ps1: the test file: LinePlot.cxx
>> ps2: my locale settings are
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