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VW 12 & OS X diagonal line weight problem?

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We are thinking about upgrading to VW 12 mostly because of VW 11 poor diagonal line plotting abilities when used with Mac OS X. Does VW 12 solve this diagonal line weight problem?

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[ 01-31-2006, 11:10 AM: Message edited by: altoids ]

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The diagonal line problem can be solved in 11...

from my archives...

After some searching around on the GIMP site I found the following information that fixes the problem.

"If you want to return to using the postscript loop you can use the terminal to set a default that will tell the 10.3.x print system to behave similarly to how things used to be in 10.2.x. Be aware that altering this setting may well affect all printer drivers on your system, and it may cause adobe acrobat to fail to print in certain circumstances. So, to make your legacy apps produce postscript, similarly to how they behaved in Jaguar, enter this command at a terminal prompt:

defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.print.apple.pictwpstopdf YES

To return to the default "correct" behavior in Panther enter this command:

defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.print.apple.pictwpstopdf NO"

This has worked for me.

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