Fixing Incorrectly Spaced Dashed Lines in EPS Format Export

Problem: When I export an image of my dashed XY plot as a .EPS file, the dash spacing is altered and irregular. Detailed Example Case: When I export the plot to eps file and open it, the patterns of the dashed and dash-dotted lines are inaccurate. The pattern interval is not uniform and sometimes the dot in the dash-dotted line vanishes. These are highlighted in red: Plot before exporting (correct […]

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Display problems on Ubuntu Linux platforms

Problem: I just installed a Tecplot product on my Ubuntu platform and I’m having display problems. How do I fix the problem? Solution: Try adding the -mesa flag to the command you are using to start your Tecplot product. If this doesn’t resolve the display issue you are experiencing it is possible that the Compiz Fusion visual effects (in Ubuntu platforms 7.10 or newer) are causing the problem. To disable […]

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Tecplot 10 is slower than Tecplot 9

Note: This software version is no longer supported. Download the latest release or get a free trial. Problem: For zooming or translating my contour plot, Tecplot 10 is much slower than Tecplot 9. Solution: The difference between Tecplot 10 and Tecplot 9 is that different contour levels are set. Notice what levels Tecplot 10 sets set the same levels in Tecplot 9 and see if that makes Tecplot 9 performance slower. If […]

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