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Re: Bug in ExportString?

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  • Subject: [mg87380] Re: Bug in ExportString?
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 05:54:10 -0400 (EDT)
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On Apr 8, 4:38 am, P_ter <petervansumme... at> wrote:
> ImportString[ExportString[" ", "PDF"], "PDF"]
> My point is that this gives an image, while
> ImportString[ExportString["t", "PDF"], "PDF"]
> gives with Inputform a polygon.
> I think a space is also text (" "). It has an ASCII place. So, there shoul=
d be no difference in structure with the letter t.

Given that Mathematica's PDF import converts text to polygons, how
exactly would you expect an empty glyph (such as the space character)
to be converted to a polygon?  The current behavior seems correct to


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