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Re: export grid to pdf string problem

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  • Subject: [mg85997] Re: export grid to pdf string problem
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 04:40:19 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fq8qvi$jc7$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Feb 29, 5:40 am, Mitch Murphy <mi... at lemma.ca> wrote:
> hi,
>
> export to pdf converts strings to some kind of internal form (which  
> looks like a notebook viewed in a text editor) when exporting a Grid  
> (not a GraphicsGrid), ie.
>
> what i want ...
>
>         Off-road use of diesel             50.12%
>         Heavy-duty diesel vehicles         17.61%
>         Marine Transportation              7.63%
>
> what i get ...
>
>         "Off-road use of diesel"      "\!\(\"50.12\"\)%"
>         "Heavy-duty diesel vehicles"  "\!\(\"17.61\"\)%"
>         "Marine Transportation"       "\!\(\"7.63\"\)%"
>
> any suggestions? how do i get rid of all the crud?

g=Style[Grid[{
	{"Off-road use of diesel", "50.12%"},
	{"Heavy-duty diesel vehicles", "17.61%"},
	{"Marine Transportation", "7.63%"}
}], ShowStringCharacters->False]

Export["/tmp/test.pdf", g]

-Rob


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