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Re: Antw: pdf-export

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  • Subject: [mg44167] Re: Antw: pdf-export
  • From: "Joshua A. Solomon" <J.A.Solomon at>
  • Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 06:26:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <bnapi5$4m5$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I don't know about 10.3 (out today), but 10.2's pdf converter sucks.
Create a graphic in Mathematica (Plot[x,{x,0,1}] will do). Copy it as PICT with
Embedded PostScript. Paste it into a MS Word document. Now 'Save as PDF.'
Guess what. No PostScript. OS 8 and OS 9 worked fine (with a copy of Acrobat


On 24/10/03 9:57 am, in article bnapi5$4m5$1 at, "Nathan Moore"
<nmoore at> wrote:

> You should use a mac.  OSX displays everything on the screen in pdf
> format.  When you go to print something you can either print or "save
> as pdf" - in Linux this option is save as ps.  in windows you're
> screwed.

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