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Re: Antw: pdf-export

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg44208] Re: Antw: pdf-export
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 05:53:14 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <bnapi5$4m5$1@smc.vnet.net> <bndjc8$g0q$1@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <bndjc8$g0q$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Joshua A. Solomon" <J.A.Solomon at city.ac.uk> wrote:

> 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. 

But why would you want do that?  :-)  Word is such a crappy word 
processor for scientific documents.

Cheers,
Paul 



> Now 'Save as PDF.'
> Guess what. No PostScript. OS 8 and OS 9 worked fine (with a copy of Acrobat
> Distiller).
> 
> js
> 
> On 24/10/03 9:57 am, in article bnapi5$4m5$1 at smc.vnet.net, "Nathan Moore"
> <nmoore at physics.umn.edu> 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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