Questions on converting data, graphics, sound etc. from Mathematica into other file formats.

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Is it possible to insert a link preceding the Wolfram link at the bottom of html documents?

At the bottom of the html document produced by Mathematica is a link to Wolfram's site. It says: Created by Wolfram Mathematica 8.0 I think it would be nifty to have the option to precede that ...
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Exporting a dashed plot with a color gradient to a vector graphics format ruins the dashing

When exporting a dashed plot with a color gradient to a vector graphics format such as EPS or PDF, the dashing is partly ruined. For example, this command: ...
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Can styles be exported in EPS as simple text tags for use by LaTeX's psfrag?

Is there a way to export graphics as EPS so that LaTeX can perform style substitutions or modifications on them? I know that it is possible to replace simple text elements in imported EPS files using ...
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Efficiently exporting many images as a video

I have many .gif images and I would like to export them as a single video file (I prefer .mov, but any video format is fine). But what if I have several tens of megabytes of .gif images? Is it ...
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How to remove an expression from a file?

To read in expressions from a file, one can do ReadList[file, Expression, 3]. How to do the opposite, i.e. remove a number of expressions from a file, modifying ...
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How to control the page size when exporting as a PDF?

When I used Mathematica under Windows, I could control the page size of the pdf files created by Export[...,"PDF"] by setting the paper size in the print menu to ...
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How to dynamically name and date a file for export?

I have various functions that export Excel and text files, and need to have them named with a name based on the content of some variables in the function and the time and date. How can this be done ...
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Converting expressions to InputForm strings without spaces after commas

One of the little utility packages I use needs to convert Mathematica expressions to InputForm text that is interpolated into a custom file format which is then ...
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How do you get high resolution plots in applications using the Mathematica MathService?

This is for Mac users only using MathService (MathService it seems, given that it was created back in 2004, is a power pc code and requires Rosetta to run on Intel). If I type a plot command in ...
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Does Mathematica support variable frame rate for any video format, in analogue of GIF-style “DisplayDurations”?

The good old GIF animation format allows us to set the duration of each individual frame in the animation separately. This is especially useful if some frames in ...
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Encoding format used by GraphicsData?

I am trying to extract some graphics stored in PICT format from a Mathematica notebook, using a platform that doesn't support PICT. If I look at the .nb file in a ...
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Changing the speed of exported AVI videos

I am exporting an animation created using Manipulate in the .avi format. However the video runs very fast (I am putting it in ...
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Support for Compressed Sparse Column sparse matrix representation

Is there native support for Compressed Sparse Column (CSC) format for sparse matrices, like importing and manipulating them?
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How to export transparent raster plots?

Is there an easy way to get transparent plots that work with Save Graphic As using a compatible file format such as GIF or PNG? I tried ...
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How to change working directory for calculation and save

Hello Mathematica users, I have problem to set working directory, I want to calculate and save my data on D, but down you can see that mathematica shift automatically on old C. How to use D partition ...
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Unsatisfactory view of Panel, when transformed to pdf

I like very much to wrap Mathematica images by Panel, which gives many of them a much better view. To be precise, if image is some illustration, plot etc. I would ...
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X3D Export - adding a title

Is there a way to add a title to an X3D (3D) plot that is exported using Export[]? I didn't have much success with exporting a ...
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Exporting a 3D plot into a 3D viewing format and axis scaling

I've been trying to export a Plot3D into an X3D (JVX, VRML) file using the Mathematica's Export function. The problem is that when the PlotRange is large compared to the other two dimensions the ...
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How to set PageWidth when using PutAppend to append expressions to a file?

Do[ PutAppend[Table[i, {RandomInteger[100]}], "./file.m"], {i, 100} ] I'd like each inner list to always appear on the same line, but not automatically ...
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Mathematica output format for big numbers

I need to write output of a Mathematica expression (a list of equations) in a file. I use ...
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Save and call matrices with large output in Mathematica [duplicate]

If we have the large matrix A=RandomReal[{-10, 10}, {1000, 1000}]; and I need it for further calculation, how can I save it on hard disk and then call for ...
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What exactly does AddTeX2Eps do and how does one use it?

What exactly is Janko Slavic's addon package AddTeX2Eps supposed to do, and exactly how does one get it to work? I do understand it's supposed to allow one to use TeX ...
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How to solve issue with exporting / importing data to and from Excel

Background ( simplified ): When I export data to Excel like ...
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Export long filename truncated

I am seeing a weird behavior on exporting at least one type of file (here, a QuickTime movie) to files with long names. If I do this: ...
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Exporting and reimporting a list of lists changes the dimensions

Could anyone explain to me what in the world is going on here and please help me in reading in dummy.dat properly? ...
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Too much vertical space in a CDF file

When I prepare a CDF file to be included into a web page, far too much blank vertical space is left over the pane. Is there a command to reduce that? This is illustrated by the files SimpleDemos.nb ...
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Exporting held expressions through JSON

Trying to round-trip expressions through JSON, I'm getting unexpected errors for held expressions, and would be grateful for advice or clues. Consider, first, something that works well ...
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Export to file from ParallelDo loop

I currently have a Mathematica code similar to: ...
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How to reduce the memory necessary for the image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Exporting graphics to PDF - huge file I have a figure that is created to use in a paper. Here it is: ...
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How to fix broken InterpolatingFunction?

I have an InterpolatingFunction based on irregularly-gridded data, like this: ...
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How to properly DumpSave & Get Global`s symbols inside packages while not touching Global context?

For efficiency reasons I prefer to use DumpSave instead of Save. For ease of access I prefer to save symbols in ...
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Labels and tickmarks inside Frame

Is there a way to force Plot and related functions to place the tick labels inside, rather than outside a frame? For example, consider, ...
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Formatting output of OpenAppend[] to match what Export[data,file,“.csv”] would output?

I have a large data set that gets exported to a .csv file. Export[data,filename,"csv"] is extremely fast and formats the data in a nice JMP-friendly manner. ...
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How to work around incorrect tooltips in plots exported to HTML

This is an issue that I always wanted to investigate but haven't gotten around to solving yet: The tooltips for contour lines in a plot like this can be very useful in the Notebook interface: ...
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What is the most efficient way to save a big graphic?

I want to generate a graphic using DiscretePlot[primePercent[x], {x, 10^10}, ImageSize -> Full, Filling -> None, Joined -> True] where ...
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Question about $\LaTeX$ generated by Mathematica

I saved a Mathematica Notebook as a *.tex file. When compiling in TeXnicCenter I get the an error on the following generated code. ...
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Export a Row or Column as an image

How could I export the following as a single image and set its dimensions ? ...
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Reading from a text file and store the results back into it

I am totally new to mathematica but started learning how to use it. I use the following function to convert a decimal number into its binary representation. ...
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Is Compress[] compatible between different Mathematica versions?

Compress[] was introduced in version 6 of Mathematica. It gives a compressed version of expressions represented as a string of ASCII characters. It preserves more ...
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Export Graphics[] without white edges

I am trying to generate & Export[] Image with the below code, but as shown in the images I get some white border around my rectangle. How could I export an images that stopes right at the edge of ...
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How to develop an Import/Export converter for Compress[]ed data?

Mathematica has a cross platform data exchange format, WDX. Unfortunately importing or exporting large data from/to WDX is very slow. Using MX files is very fast, but they are not compatible across ...
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How can I share objects with dynamic content with non-Mathematica users?

Often when I construct some cool Manipulate[] function, I would like to share it with others—non-Mathematica users. Some software, notably Cinderella, ...
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How to export to HTML and not lose Grid Frame in the generated HTML?

This is a known issue for me with Mathematica. When I export a notebook to HTML, Mathematica loses some decorations such as Grid Frame lines (in grid and like objects). For example, creating this ...