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Re: PDF Format


Hi,

the pdf- export is nearly unusable. Mathematica does not include
the Mathematica fonts -- and fonts are a integral part of pdf's
and the bounding box/crop box is always false.

The combination distiller/Acrobat worked for me, together with the
PNG-Export (that can pdflatex directly).

Export[] and Display[] call both psrender to produce a pdf, so
the core of the file is the same.

Regards
  Jens

Kurt Kokko wrote:
> 
> Hi folks,
> 
> As a user of pdflatex there is a need to export graphics in either EPS
> or in PDF format. Using Export[] or Save as ...-option from menu I can
> export graphics as PDF, but the image size is not "perfect" enough. The
> best way what I have found (best quality and image size) is by exporting
> graphic as an EPS-file and then converting the EPS-file to PDF using
> tool called 'epstopdf'. The result is good, but I am trying to minimize
> the amount of steps needed.
> 
> I am not an expert in graphics so does anyone know any other way to do
> it and does someone know why the output of EPS file using Display[] or
> Export[] is different?
> 
> I have also noticed that you can export graphics in PDF format using
> Display[], but again the image size was incorrect, which has to fixed
> using 'epstopdf' (by incorrect I mean that there is extra empty space
> around the image).
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Kurt Kokko


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