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Re: Problems with brackets when exporting postscript

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  • Subject: [mg62488] Re: [mg62482] Problems with brackets when exporting postscript
  • From: "David Annetts" <davidannetts at aapt.net.au>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 02:46:38 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Michael,

> I have a problem with mathematica 4.0 for students. I create a contour 
> plot in which I have the axes titles of the form 'Energy (eV)' and 
> 'Momentum (au)' using Arial as the font.
> When I export this as an eps the brackets become a very large H for 
> the left bracket and an L for the right bracket (viewed in ghost 
> viewer). If I copy and paste the image into word or something as a wmf 
> it prints out fine on small format printer
> (A4) but reverts back to the H and L when printed on a large format 
> printer (A0). I am guessing this is a problem with the postscript 
> somewhere. Has anyone had this problem and solved it or can suggest a 
> work-around.

Yeah ....  That'll happen.

The solution, as discussed on MathGroup Archives between 1995 & 2001, is to
embed Mathematica's special fonts in the EPS file.  There is (was) an entry
on MathSource called emmbedmathfont by PJ Hinton that cures the problem.

Regards,

Dave.


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