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Re: Exporting to MS Word

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg25090] Re: Exporting to MS Word
  • From: "Tom Compton" <comptont at concentric.net>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 22:28:55 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Concentric Internet Services
  • References: <8onfr2$orc@smc.vnet.net> <8opn7q$2q@smc.vnet.net>
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I tried what you suggested.  My plots were microscopic.  How
do I get the plots to copy at some reasonable size?

How do I do the PostScript process on a Windows PC?

Is there an FAQ on this?

Thanks.


P.J. Hinton <paulh at wolfram.com> wrote in message
news:8opn7q$2q at smc.vnet.net...
> On 1 Sep 2000 com3 at ix.netcom.com wrote:
> If Word is the only option available to you, you may want to
consider
> saving to Rich Text Format.  Select the cells in the
notebook and use the
> front end menu command Edit -> Save Selection As -> Rich
Text
> (RTF)...  Because Mathematica uses special fonts, unless
those fonts are
> installed on the user's system, it is very likely that
two-dimensional
> typesetting will not look properly on his or her system.
Two-dimensional
> typesetting is stored internally as metafiles, making them
non-editable.
>
> If you are concerned about quality of appearance, MathReader
is the best
> option.
>
> http://www.wolfram.com/products/mathreader/
>
> Another alternative is to convert the notebook into a
full-blown
> PostScript document with a PostScript printer driver and
then use a
> third-party utility for converting the file into Adobe
Portable Document
> Format (PDF).  This will preserve the appearance of the
notebook and make
> it possible for non-Office users to view your work.
>
> --
> 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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