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Re: Creating pdf on Mac OSX

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  • Subject: [mg33194] Re: Creating pdf on Mac OSX
  • From: Marshall Pierce <mpierce at>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 02:23:58 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <a64gld$o83$>
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Instead of using the Preview in the Print dialog, try this: open up the
Print dialog and choose Output Options in the menu that says Copies & Pages
(by default). There will be just one thing to choose in Output Options, Save
as File. PDF is the chosen format by default. I *think* this embeds the
fonts, but I am not sure.

On 3/5/02 11:31 PM, in article a64gld$o83$1 at, Asghar Bhatti

> Using Mathematica 4.1, under Mac OS X, is it possible to create pdf files
> simply by using the Preview feature with all Math fonts embedded? I post pdf
> files on the web for my students and can't count on them having the Math
> fonts.
> I am long time Mathematica user and have struggled with Distiller and Math
> font problems. At the moment I do not have the MacOSX version of the
> Distiller. I would like to avoid purchasing it if possible. The pdf files
> using the Preview look fine on my computer. However when I look at them on a
> different computer some characters are messed up.
> Thanks for your help.

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