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

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.

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

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

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