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Re: greek symbols in eps files

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  • Subject: [mg12917] Re: greek symbols in eps files
  • From: weber at (Matthias Weber)
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 03:44:37 -0400
  • Organization: RHRZ - University of Bonn (Germany)
  • References: <6m7fha$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <6m7fha$gpi at>, "Paul A. Burton"
<P.A.Burton at> wrote:

> Does anyone know how I can get greek symbols, used in axes labels, to
> appear in an eps output file?
> They appear if I use the PCL file format (using Display[..]), but not in
> ps or eps. I want to use the mathematica produced graphs in a latex
> document and so really need to use eps.
> I even tried avaoiding special symbols but it appears even "(" and ")"
> are regarded as special symbols in v3 - neither would appear correctly
> in the output file.
> -- 
> Paul A. Burton

Using fonts is often a platform specific problem. For greek letters I
use the Symbol font. This works cross-platform for MacOs and Linux.

Matthias Weber

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