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Re: Transferring graphics from Mathematica to MS Word

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg30115] Re: Transferring graphics from Mathematica to MS Word
  • From: Mike Yukish <may106 at psu.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 22:08:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Dr J. Satherley" wrote:

> Dear Mathgroup
>
> The above issue has been a problem for me since I began using Mathematica
> version 3.0 in about 1996 and remained when I upgraded to version 4.0. The
> central problem was that the graphics in Word would not print correctly even
> if displayed correctly on the screen in Word. Fonts were the major problem
> but also curves in plots instead of being smooth were thin wiggly lines.
>
> Just recently I have successfully transferred perfectly my plots from
> Mathematica to MS Word.<snip>
> In summary those who want to put Mathematica (v4) produced graphics into MS
> Word use the Export["file.wmf",graphics] function and then in Word use
> 'Insert picture'. Check the printer settings and in particular make sure
> 'Print Truetype as graphics' is set in the printer properties.

I've always had no problem transferring graphics into MS Word. What I
do is just hit Ctrl-C and copy the graphic in Mathematica, then in Word
I do a "Paste Special" and choose to paste it as a picture. No
problem-o.




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