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Re: Problems with TeX and EPS output (v3.0, mac)

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  • Subject: [mg29650] Re: Problems with TeX and EPS output (v3.0, mac)
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 02:20:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <9hh5hn$949$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


your first problem may fixed by reading

in the FAQ's.

There is a long description *how* you get Mathamtica's
symbols from the extra fonts into PostScript graphics, in the FAQ

In principle you have to ensure that your PostScript interpreter
find the fonts and don't replace the unknown fonts with Courier.


"H. F. Trotter" wrote:
> I tried posting an item on this subject yesterday, but I don't think the
> post succeeded.  My apologies if it did succeed and this is a repeat.
> I have just recently tried getting some Mathematica output in TeX form,
> and have encountered these problems.
> First, taking the result of doing "Save as special" with the TeX option and
> putting it through a TeX processor produced many many complaints that
> \RawReturn  was undefined.  Looking in  notebook.sty  and inserting
> \def\RawReturn{\char'015\relax}
> in imitation of the definition for  \RawTilde  seemed to cure those errors,
> but then complaints about  \MathBegin  and  \MathEnd  came up, and I couldn't
> guess how to fix those.
> Second, I had some success with using  Display["file.eps",g,"EPS"] ,  where  g
> was a graphics object, to make an EPS file that could be used to provide
> a picture in a TeX file, but there was some strange behavior.  The object  g
> contained some Text items,  and some characters were wrong in the EPS file.
> In particular,  (  and  )  appeared in the file as  H  and  L ,  and  [  and  ]
> appeared as  @  and  D .
> All this is using Mathematica 3.0  (as distributed on the CD) on a Macintosh
> running OS 7.5.3 .
> Thanks for any suggestions, pointers to information, workarounds, ....
> --
> hft at

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