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

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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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Speeding up EPS exporting ?

I'm using Mathematica 10 to render some figures, and I'm noticing some strange behaviour with EPS figures. I'm making figures like the one below in EPS format. And to do so, I use some code like ...
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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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How do I save a Unicode string?

I am having a problem saving a long complicated string with Unicode characters in it. I have boiled the problem down, I think, to this minimal example: ...
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Comma issue from number point in csv export!

Here is my issue: I want to export to csv file some data: ...
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How to export data to a plain text file?

I am preparing data used by a command line program. It requires data in a simpliest possible format: value_x1 value_y1 value_x2 value_y2 ... value_xN value_yN ...
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Transfer graphics from Mathematica to Word without loss of quality

I want some high-quality 2D graphics produced by Mathematica in my paper. My step-by-step operation as follows: First I make the plot, for example, ...
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ExportString and HTML: where are saved images?

I want to use ExportString to generate HTML expression. Here is an easy example: ExportString[x^3, "HTML", "FullDocument" -> False] gives ...
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How to export to iwork's numbers format?

I have a matrix with images down its first column and I'm trying to export to a spreadsheet in Apple's Numbers (see the screenshot below). I've never tried this type of export before, any ...
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How can I give each section a unique <a> tag when I Export as XHTML?

Exporting a notebook as XHTML allows me to override the default HTML tags that are written for section-header-like cells. For example, a notebook cell whose type is "Section", containing text "The ...
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Mathematica: issues storing nested list on disk

having trouble with mathematica using nested lists. I want to save a list like this: l1={{a1,{a,b,c,d,e}},{a2,{f,g,h,i}}} So, the nested components do not have ...
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How can I export a notebook into multimarkdown?

Mulitmarkdown (.md filetype) is a very nice document format that supports rendering mathematical expressions like latex or mathml, rendering syntax highlighted code blocks for any language, as well as ...
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Export from ParametricPlot3D to 3D Formats yields distorted surface meshes

as described im my blog post: http://wolfig-techblog.blogspot.de/2015/04/blender-as-shader-for-mathematica.html I tried to export a Klein bottle ParametricPlot3D to one commonly used 3D mesh formats ...
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Building a 1 page “Scorecard” in mathematica [closed]

I'd like to be able to generate an 11 x 8.5 "scorecard" for various data projects I am working on. Traditionally, I'd import all my data into Excel, put the data into worksheets, and then have a ...
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Bug report: Attempting to Save Selection As… in a magnified Notebook fails with errors [duplicate]

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.0.2 or later I have found that attempting to Save Selection As... in a magnified Notebook fails with errors. On my system it can be ...
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Transforming/exporting text to image

I have a string in a .txt which I process as follow: ...
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Sqrt disappeared when exporting plot to PDF in version 10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.1.0 In version 10, if we plot with Sqrt in y-axis, and export to PDF, the square root disappears in the PDF file. ...
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Why can't I export graphs with loops in V10?

bug persists through 10.1 (windows) I don't understand why the following does not work: ...
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Math diacritics go missing when exporting graphics [duplicate]

Take this example plot: plot = Plot[x, {x, -1, 1}, Frame -> True, FrameLabel -> {"x", "\!\(\*OverscriptBox[\(x\), \(_\)]\)"}] When I export it to PDF, ...
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Extra spaces when exporting strings into pdf (bug, linux)

Rationale: Imagine you would like to create a publication quality figure in Mathematica, from under Linux. Naturally, it will contain text/labels. Problem: Here is a simple string ...
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Is Mathematica's (v10.0.2) NetCDF exporter broken?

I'm trying something very simple, namely: Export["file.nc", {"Datasets" -> {"seqs" -> {"AAA", "BBB"}}}, "Rules"] And getting Java errors about "illegal ...
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Save figure using default stylesheet?

I'm using the following to export a figure as .eps for use in latex: ...
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Inconsistent behavior of undocumented Encode->Import->StringToStream->Get on password-locked stream

Let's save a definition. Encode it with password/key and Get it again. We will not use Get ...
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Can Save[] produce a .nb file instead of a text file?

(I use Mathematica 9.0.1 on OS X 10.10.2.) Suppose I have a notebook in which I make some definitions and assignments. ...
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How do I smooth or remove jitter from an exported Graphics3D plot?

I have exported a Graphics3D plot as gif. But the plot shows jitter (You can see the yellow ball shows somewhat slight move around, which is expected to be still). How does this happen and how to get ...
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Is there a way to convert mathematica code to OpenMP or OpenACC?

I see that Mathematica has limited support for things like OpenCL and CUDA, but what about other standards like OpenMP or OpenACC?
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Writing a text to a file including af mixture of signs

I'm trying to write this to a file: j/?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> However, when using WriteString, the "-marks are not accepted. If I use Write, however, the "-marks are accepted, but ...
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Copy/export a plot as vector EMF

I want to generate a plot using Plot, copy it and paste to a Word/PowerPoint document as a vector EMF file in order to preserve best quality of an image. However I found out that if I Copy Graphic ...
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Exporting A4 size

I have a few tables and graphs that I want to export to a PDF file using Export[....,"PDF"], but I would like to be able to print this PDF-file and still be able to read it. So how can I control the ...
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Video encodings in Ubuntu

When exporting videos from Mathematica 10.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, I have one video codec to choose from: Internal`$VideoEncodings (* {"Uncompressed"} *) That means ...
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Exporting a table to Excel in CSV format

I am trying to create a table which when exported in a .csv format and opened in MS.Excel has the following form; ...
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Making a simple text log file

I have a model and want to export the run parameters to a log file. The idea is to get the following example into a decent text export: ...
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ListLinePlot plots my table, but the table doesn't contain numerical values

I am trying to export a table of data to file, but the code does not appear to be returning numerical data even though ListLinePlot can plot it. Can you please ...
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Exporting pdf with a precise page dimension in metric units, rather than printer points

Mathematica uses a screen resolution of 72 dpi. For post-processing figures I use Corel, which conveniently allows me to use metric units (mm) for positioning and resizing figures. Say, I want to ...
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Export generated mesh

Say I have generated a mesh using ToElementMesh, following one of the examples here: http://reference.wolfram.com/language/FEMDocumentation/ref/ToElementMesh.html ...
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$\LaTeX$ and Mathematica

I quite often would like to draw graphics in my $\LaTeX$ documents using Mathematica. I have encountered three problems. I would like to know if there are any workarounds to these problems I would ...
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How to export Speak output?

I made a series of interval workouts based on Speak[], where the voice tells me when the intervals start, when they stop and how much time I have left to prepare. ...
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Animating a Large Graphic Aborts, but Dynamic Works Fine

I'm trying to animate a large Graphics output, and it is returning $Aborted. I'm confused because when I use Dynamic and Slider, the graphics output is exactly what I want, i.e., I can 'animate' the ...
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Export and Import a list of graphs?

I want to export a list of graphs that come as output to my program. However, I tried exporting all the graphs as graphs using Map and an Export statement with "graph.gml" statement, but got an error. ...
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Export to JSON format specifically for MongoDB

It is a nice thing that, if you have a data as a list of rules (even nested), Mathematica can export them in JSON format. After generating useful data in Mathematica, Therefore, it seems it ought to ...
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Does PrivateFontOptions -> {“OperatorSubstitution” ->False} fail in version 10?

Please consider the following, version 10.0.1, OS X Mavericks: ...
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Export nested list with complex structure

I have a list that looks like this l = {elem1, elem2, ...} Where elem_={t, {d1,d2,d3} } How can I export it? I tried ...
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Huge eps file in Export with ListPlot and Filling

I'm trying to export and eps file from a plot which contains a ListPlot with Filling ...
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Exporting Data file in .dat format [duplicate]

Here I'm solving two simultaneous to get different values of the roots depending upon another variable 'x'. I've written up to the following using 'Find Root' ...
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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 ...