Currently, when writing a SVG, all raster images produced by
scaled to a fixed, low resolution. (72dpi?)
The least I would expect is the 'dpi=' option of savefig to be
writing PNGs in the SVG renderer.
I would expect that too. print_figure() ignores the dpi option and
backend_svg.py has a dpi of 72 hardcoded in about 6 different places. A
month ago I tried changing it to respect the dpi argument, the figure
size and graphics shapes were correct but the text came out too small
and positioned incorrectly.
Even better would be to switch off rescaling completely for
output (EPS and SVG). This would allow optimal quality in
I even believe that rescaling to a uniform resolution should
option, not the default.
Has anybody else spent thought on this?
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On Fri, 2005-08-05 at 20:28 -0700, Norbert Nemec wrote: