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

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Exporting images as .avi

Here's a list of images: images = Table[ExampleData[i], {i, ExampleData["TestImage"]}]; And according to the reference "Export exports a list of graphics, ...
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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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Issue with Grid command

Dear all, I've been trying to set prepare a grid with different charts for comparisons. The issue I have is that the first row of the grid has the legend distorted. The issue does not occur for ...
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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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Converting a notebook to plain text programmatically

It is possible to export a notebook to plain text format (practically just extracting all the text from it and discarding formatting) using the ...
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How to save all data in all variables so that loading it is fast?

I've got this CSV file I've imported that has tens of millions of lines in it. It takes around 20 minutes to import. I've been working with it for a while and have the processed data spread out in a ...
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Real Size Image Printing

I am generating a complicated graphics with Mathematica, but with objects of given sizes (e.g. a line of length 1 inch, between two points). I want to make sure that when I export the graphics, e.g. ...
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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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Export Plots to $\LaTeX$

What is the quickest and best way to export a plot image from Mathematica to a $\LaTeX$ Editor? Is there something quicker than exporting it to an image and then including it in the $\LaTeX$ document? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exporting a CDF to HTML

I'm using Mathematica for Students on a Mac. How do I export a CDF document to HTML? According to the Wolfram website I should click on ...
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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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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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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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How to save animation in mp4 format instead of avi?

I'd like to save Manipulate[] output so that I can embed an mp4 in my pdf document (using the media9 latex package). I've done this successfully in the past by ...
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Export animation of a Manipulate autorun sequence?

I've got a Manipulate that does a vector field plot. Basically a function that returns a list of Graphics objects and a couple of sliders: ...
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How to convert a 2D image into a 3D graphics?

I have an image I would like to make into a .dxf and to do this I need a Graphics3D object. Is there anyway I can do this? Can ...
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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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Printing exported PDF graphics fails (version 8)

When I export even simple graphics, say, a DateListPlot to PDF under Windows, it refuses to print on any of the printers at work. Acrobat (Reader X) throws three ...
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My donut has holes in it!

More than one hole, I mean… I’m trying to export from Mathematica into the X3D format, with the longer term goal of generating 3D figures for PDF inclusion. But I'm stuck at the first step: ...
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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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Autorotating 3D plots

These days, I have to produce quite a few 3D surface plots (mostly functions of the type $\rho(\theta,\phi)$ plotted with SphericalPlot3D). To exchange these ...
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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 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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How to fix broken InterpolatingFunction?

I have an InterpolatingFunction based on irregularly-gridded data, like this: ...
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Saner alternative to ContourPlot fill

I am producing a large number of ContourPlot objects, which when exported generate notoriously large PDF files because it basically generates lots of little ...
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How to do http POST in Mathematica?

The Import command lets you do a HTTP GET from a URL, like this Import @ "http://merkosoncampus.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/higgs-boson.jpg" This sends an ...
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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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Avoiding white lines inside filled area in RegionPlot exported as PDF or PS

When doing a RegionPlotand then exporting (or saving from the front end) as PDF or EPS, there are small white lines in the filling of the region. Here's an example ...
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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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Export to PDF - scaling grids of plots and text size

Sometimes I have occasion to make big grids of plots. As a toy example: ...
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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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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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Speeding up export of a matrix to a dat file

I'm trying to export a 1000*100 matrix of numbers to a .dat file using Export (I want the numbers to be separated by a tab) and ...
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Creating a realtime MIDI Out

I have a live stream of notes and note velocities using SoundNote and SoundVolume. My problem is that I have no idea how to ...
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How do I save a variable or function definition to a file?

Is it possible to save a function which was created via Interpolation of some data in such a way that I can use this function in a new Mathematica session without ...
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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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How do I export to Excel in multiple, named worksheets?

If I have two lists: list1 = {{1, 2}, {3, 4}}; list2 = {{5, 6}, {7, 8}}; I want to export these two lists to an Excel file and have ...
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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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Exporting graphics to PDF - huge file

I want to draw some basic surfaces, export them to PDF and include them in a LaTeX file. I create a simple 3D graphics object, for instance with ...