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I've found that if there is PlotStyle command in the input, anti-aliasing will not work.

However if the Style code is None, it's OK.

  • No style:

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  • Style:

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How do I adjust the input to resolve the problem?

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Image for Style->None – user7511 May 17 '13 at 15:10
Are you talking about Style or PlotStyle? Please be specific. If you're talking about PlotStyle, have you tried changing anything else than the opacity? Maybe your video driver auto-disables anti-aliasing for scenes with transparency to improve performance. – Szabolcs May 17 '13 at 15:17
Please edit your question to make this clear then. Style is a built-in symbol which can be applied to graphics as well. – Szabolcs May 17 '13 at 15:19
Thank you for the edit. This is most likely a limitation of your hardware or drivers (or a problem with how Mathematica uses them). Unfortunately it is unlikely that you can do much about it. For exporting anti-aliased graphics, you can try this solution. With my previous computer it was simply not possible to have anti-aliasing in 3D graphics. – Szabolcs May 17 '13 at 15:23
Any difference with: Style[Plot3D[x + y, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, PlotStyle -> Opacity[0.5]], RenderingOptions -> {"Graphics3DRenderingEngine" -> "BSPTree"}]? – Brett Champion May 17 '13 at 15:45

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