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Re: Re: Mathematica graphs in WORD

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  • Subject: [mg55985] Re: [mg55959] Re: Mathematica graphs in WORD
  • From: "Janos D. Pinter" <jdpinter at>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 01:10:09 -0400 (EDT)
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I just tried your suggestion on a Windows XP machine with Office 2000, and 
instead of the graphics image the eps code is pasted in... Please advise.


Janos D. Pinter, PhD, DSc
PCS Inc.
E-mail: jdpinter at

At 06:26 AM 4/12/2005, you wrote:

>I have found that the best looking results are when you export the
>Mathematica output to a postscript file - a sample code is shown below.
>  Then go into WORD and import the graph as a file.
>I will admit that this is not the most convenient.  I would love to
>have a simple "Cut/Paste as postscript" solution.  But I work in the
>Windows environment and have tried the various Cut/Paste options
>available and have always found that they have some jaggedness to them.
>  The postscript file route also has the advantage that you can resize
>the graph inside WORD without any loss of resolution.
>Here is my code to export the postscript file.  See Export in the
>Mathematica Help for details.
>sinplot = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi}]
>Export["C:\Graphs\sinplot.eps", sinplot, "EPSTIFF", ImageResolution ->
>I use the ESPTIFF option because it produces a reduced resolution
>preview that provides a view inside WORD.  The default resolution in
>Mathematica produces a somewhat jagged preview within WORD although it
>prints nicely.  I personally want a smoother on screen preview and have
>found that the ImageResolution -> 100 produces a nice on screen view
>with a minimum increase in the file size.  I have not tried this under
>OSX so you might need to modify the directory syntax - I am writing the
>file to a "Graphs" folder on the main C drive.
>Adam Smith
>tsokos at wrote:
> > I have a very elementary question to
> > which I would appreciate help from
> > someone. I use Mathematica 5.0 for the
> > Macintosh (OSX). How do you copy a graph
> > from Mathematica into a WORD document so
> > that when you print it the graph is
> > smooth rather jagged?
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