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Re: Problems with Exporting Greek letters in graphics to .eps files

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg24990] Re: Problems with Exporting Greek letters in graphics to .eps files
  • From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 01:09:25 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <8odn12$ge@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 28 Aug 2000, Joel Cannon wrote:

> I am attempting to incorporate some plots made in mathematica into a
> LaTeX document. The problem I am encountering is that the .eps file I
> create does not interpret/render the Greek letters (Gamma and theta)
> correctly; I get gibberish where the Greek letters should be.
> 
> I am using Helvetica 16 as the default fault for text, and have used both
> Export and psfix to generate the .eps file.
> 
> 
> Has anybody encountered and been able to correct this?

This has been addressed several times in prior postings to this
newsgroup/mailing list.

One approach is to configure your PostScript-interpreting device to
download the Math fonts as needed.

http://library.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/1999/Jul/msg00215.html

The other is to embed the Math fonts in the file itself.

http://library.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/1999/Nov/msg00004.html

-- 
P.J. Hinton
User Interface Programmer                         paulh at wolfram.com
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.


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