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.