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Re: Re: export pdf font question

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  • Subject: [mg89617] Re: [mg89612] Re: export pdf font question
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 06:12:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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  • Reply-to: murray at

Of course proper style for mathematical notation is that "sin" appears 
upright and not italic.

Jean-Marc Gulliet wrote:
> mathfeel wrote:
>> When I use Export["filename.pdf",SomethingIDrew] to export a figure to
>> pdf, Mathematica uses Wolfram fonts like Mathematica1 etc. This often
>> mess up various things such as pdflatex when I do includegraphics.
>> I have seen on the web several instructions on how to add Map
>> etc to updmap.cfg so that things can work, but I suspect
>> that if I were to submit my article to someone for publication, they
>> might or might not have support for Mathematica fonts. Is it possible
>> to tell Mathematica to use more "standard" latex font? Seriously, how
>> do people generate graphics on Mathematica and include in latex do it
>> generally anyway?
> You could use a Text[] directive to control precisely the font, weight, 
> size, etc., of each textual element (or options such as AxesStyle and 
> LabelStyle for more global settings). For instance,
> Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi},
>   PlotLabel ->
>    Style[TraditionalForm[Sin[x]], FontFamily -> "cmmi10",
>     FontWeight -> Bold, FontSlant -> Italic, Black, FontSize -> 24]]
> Regards,
> -- Jean-Marc

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