Re: Using Mathematica output in other programs

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg123974] Re: Using Mathematica output in other programs*From*: A Retey <awnl at gmx-topmail.de>*Date*: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 05:28:02 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <jdrn77$8si$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, > I would like to use formulae as elements of mindmaps for my studies in > Mindjet Mindmanager and would need to be able to copy formatted output as > image file, as Mindmanager does not understand symbolic language. > > Can I copy Mathematica output as image file (I have not found an option to > do that) You can either select the cell with your formula, use "Cell" -> "Convert To" -> "Metafile" (good choice for windows) or "PDF" (probably best choice on a Mac, depending on the program you copy to) or "Bitmap" (should work everywhere but probably with quality loss). Then select the formula (which will show the orange frame around the graphics) and copy with either keyboard shortcut or from the menu. Then you should be able to paste into the other application. Note that all this works only "per cell" so you can't copy formulae within a text cell this way (except together with all the text, of course). > or would I have to do this with equation writers like Math Magic? that depends a lot on how familiar you are with Mathematica and other programs. It also depends how you derive your formulae: if these are generated or are used later within Mathematica then of course it would be a waste of time to recreate them in another program. If you type them just for display and adding to Mindjet Mindmanager, choose whatever seems most convenient to you. If you see the need to transfer formulae from one program to another you could also have a look at MathML which is a standard format which should allow formulae to be interchanged between programms (it is recommended by W3C and can be embedded in (X)HTML documents). hth, albert