A while ago you guys gave me a splendid workaround to the rasterization bug in exported BarCharts.

Now I noticed that the workaround is not working for BarLegends. My problem is, that

legend =  BarLegend["Rainbow"]
Export["E:\\test.emf", legend];

produces a clearly rasterized file.

Is there any way to get a vector graphic from this simple plot?

  • $\begingroup$ Obviously, the replacements in the workaround for the bug don't work with BarLegends. $\endgroup$ – Franz Xaver Feb 4 '15 at 17:57
  • $\begingroup$ It might have something to do with Hold[...] preserving a BarChart in its unexecuted form, but not a BarLegend. $\endgroup$ – Franz Xaver Feb 4 '15 at 18:11

Since version 10.0.2, BarLegends are finally exported correctly in EPS-files. EMF-export is still broken. Fortunately, it is now possible to generate neat EMF-files from the EPS-files, for example using CorelDraw.

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