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Re: embedding Mathematica equations in MS Word part 2

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  • Subject: [mg26217] Re: embedding Mathematica equations in MS Word part 2
  • From: "DongGook Park" <dgpark6 at kt.co.kr>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2000 18:05:51 -0500 (EST)
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Mike,

I cannot understand what you exactly want to do. But, anyway, I suppose that
you are not aware of probably the best way to copy a Mathematica equation into a
Word document, which is:

    1) Drag and Select the part of equation in the notebook.
    2) Push the right button and the pop-up menu will display, where you
select "Copy As -- Metafile".
    3) In the Word file, select "Edit -- Paste Special -- Extended Meta
File"

Note that simple copy by "Ctrl V" or "Edit -- Paste" does not work well.
By the way, why don't you make your notebook files directly into pdf files,
instead of Word to PDF?

Regards,
DongGook Park


Mike m.honeychurch at sci.monash.edu.au

> In the previous post I should have mentioned that I have rebuilt my font
> index in PDF writer but this doesn't seem to help.
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
> embedding Mathematica equations in MS Word
>
> (...and having them look good when printed.)
>
>
> I use V4.0 in a G4 Mac.
>
> To cut a long story short I use mathematica at home but need to print
stuff
> out at work. To embed mathematica equations into word documents the
easiest
> way to get them looking like the real thing is to save them as PICT and
> insert them into the word document.
>
> I print my word document to PDF using acrobat exchange but this produces a
> weird error saying that the MC font is missing (the font is not
> missing...unless it is not looking for it in the font folder in the system
> folder).
>
> As a result the standard mathematica MC font (which I thought was
> courier??!! why is it MC?) is replaced by Times in the the pdf document.
>
> The sky is not going to fall in but this is irritating.
>
> any suggestions?
>
> thanks
>
> Mike
>
>
>




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