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Re: Text in graphics

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  • Subject: [mg25862] Re: Text in graphics
  • From: "A. E. Siegman" <siegman at>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 01:25:45 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <8ssq4n$> <p_PJ5.44$>
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> Alan Easton wrote:
> > 
> > Hello mathgroup,
> > 
> > I have two questions regarding printing text on graphics.  I use 
> > Mathematica 4 on a
> > Macintosh Powerbook G3.
> > 
> > I require pictures in EPS format for inclusion in LaTeX documents for 
> > publication.  I also
> > transfer graphics to other users, some with Macintosh others with PC's.

Have precisely the same setup and objectives.

I create my Mathematica graphics with minimal markup (axes labels, etc); 
export as EPS; import into Illustrator; hand insert or text, arrows, 
annotations, line weigths, other stuff in Illustrator; and export as 
Illustrator EPS.

(And by the way I keep all my resulting illustrations in a master folder 
of illustrations, and use aliases to make them available to LaTeX or 

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