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Re: Antw: pdf-export

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  • Subject: [mg44252] Re: Antw: pdf-export
  • From: Joe Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 03:01:23 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <bnapi5$4m5$1@smc.vnet.net> <bndjc8$g0q$1@smc.vnet.net> <bnli5n$p86$1@smc.vnet.net>
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Paul,

In article <bnli5n$p86$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote:

> 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.

Because not all plots from Mathematica are destined for scientific 
documents.  I don't like Word either, but must live with it.

So, someone please answer the question.

Thanks,

Joe Gwinn


> > 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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