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

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How to make Mathematica graphs in Microsoft Word independent from Mathematica?

When I open a .docx file containing Mathematica graphs on a computer without Mathematica software installed, the graphs look corrupted. For example, ...
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How to control format options of an exported animation?

My woes with Mathematica animations exported in SWF-format continue. The goal is to Export an animation in SWF-format, and also make it scalable, so that when I embed it into a slide set (produced by ...
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Exporting images in a Mathematica array to a PDF s.t. each image is precisely $n \times m$ millimeter in dimension [duplicate]

I have a number of images in a Mathematica array, and I'd like to export the images to a PDF s.t. each image is precisely scaled to be $n \times m$ millimeters in dimension. The idea is that printing ...
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How well does Mathematica code exported to C compare to code directly written for C?

Essentially what it says in the title. Mathematica can, IIRC, export it's code to C. How much overhead does that inflict on the code, as compared to writing it from scratch in C?
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Georeferenced bitmaps

The command Export["filename.jpg", graphic] will export the graphic object graphic to the file ...
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Manipulate, Import external table, save as CDF, mail presentation

For my work I do data analysis. Most of these analysis are done on big databases with milions of records. I would like to make a manipulate (or animate) using a external dataset and create a CDF ...
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Exporting 3D plotted figure complete with legend ready for Word

I have one more problem, still with exporting full quality 3d figure into Word. I want perfect quality in a Word document of a 3d figure prepared with legend (traditional form of text). Extremes of ...
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Graphics elements do not line up perfectly in exported PDFs

Graphics elements do not always line up perfectly in exported PDFs. Take for example ...
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Tooltip in Listplot - Export to PDF

I would like to export a listplot as a PDF document without loosing the tooltip information on the single points. It kind of works with hyperlinks. Nevertheless this workaround is pretty limited and ...
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Convert array from {{…}} to “[[…]]”

I have made this function: conv01 = Map["["<>StringJoin@@Riffle[#,","]<>"]"&,Map[ToString,#,{2}],{0,1}]& to convert: ...
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Export all open notebooks and change font size

Is there a simple way to export all open notebooks to pdfs? Also, when I export notebooks the font looks too big / the margins are too big. Can I change these settings when exporting?
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Export data of a 3D histogram

I want to export the data of a three dimensional histogram in the format # x y z with a blank line between different lines, so that one can plot the ...
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Exporting SmoothHistogram plot data

My program produces a large data set, which is distributed by some unknown function. I've used SmoothHistogram to visualise it crudely as a probability distribution ...
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Mathematica to swf / fla

Is it possible to export an interactive (in terms of mouse clicks) Mathematica manipulation / animation as an interactive swf file, including converted actionscript? I realise this is probably not ...
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With limited memory, how can I export very long Print results into a PDF or a notebook file?

I have a script with a long loop and very long formatted outputs like the following example code: ...
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What is going wrong when I save an animation as a SWF-file?

The first I am trying to export animations from Mathematica to a file and then to LaTeX. Don't assume I know anything about what I'm doing. The following definitions defines the still image of a ...
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Problem with exporting a plot with a legend to PDF

I've found a simple example that illustrates my problem: ContourPlot[x^2 - 1 == y, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] When I try to export ...
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How to Export Data from Mathematica into Excel specific cell

for import,we can do like this Import["XXX.xlsx", {"Data",1,2,3}],Mathematica will get the cell {2,3} of the "sheet1" in "XXX.xlsx". But if we want to export data from Mathematica to one Excel ...
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Exporting a Table of Graphics into Individual Files [duplicate]

The command Table[Polt[Sin[k x],{x,1,10}],{k,1,30}] generates a list of graphics. I want to export each list item as an individual jpg file, named according to ...
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Embed Code Into Image

I often export images(plots, matrix, arrays, etc..) from mathematica which I end up putting in word documents or uploading to the web. The problem is that I often lose the original code and I am left ...
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Why does this simple program leak memory?

I have a simple Mathematica program which writes some plots to image files for later conversion into a movie. Unfortunately, the program leaks so much memory that it quickly exhausts all 12G of RAM ...
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Outputting a film (in .avi, .mp4, etc. formats) where frames correspond to Graphics3D outputs

I'd like to make a exportable film (in some format like .avi or .mp4, something playable on most computers) where each frame is a Graphics3D output. For example, we might generate frames in the ...
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Export vector images

I am having difficulties exporting vector graphics. Using Kardashev3's code provided here: ...
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Why FieldSeparators is printing a lot of quotation marks instead of just spaces?

In the following code "FieldSeparators"->" " prints a lot of quotation marks in the output file, instead of just spaces. What's wrong with it? ...
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My black text isn't black after exporting to PDF

Consider any standard plot, with true CMYK black text: ...
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Mathematica Version 9.0.1 EPS Format Improvements

Is it just me or has the ability to make high quality EPS graphics increased greatly in version 9.0.1 compared to 9.0.0? I've always found it difficult to get plots that I make in Mathematica to print ...
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Export complex number to excel or txt file

I'm doing some calculations on complex numbers in Mathematica. I can use Export to generate a file (*.CSV or *.dat, or anything else) of complex numbers. If I want to use excel, origin or Matlab to ...
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Speeding up Import and Export in CSV format

I am handling large numerical data in Mathematica. In smaller problems everything worked fine using Export and Import with the ...
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Problem with exporting nested Rows/Columns to HTML

I will show the problem on the following MWE: Export["test.html", Column[{ Row[{"test", "1"}] }], "HTML", "CSS" -> None] ...
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Exporting combined data plots as a PDF file [closed]

I am trying to export a graph similar to the one attached as PDF. I am having troubles with the error bars and legends. Is there a simple example someone can share and demonstrate how to do this?
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Export to CSV is very slow - can performance be improved?

I have to provide data exports from Mathematica to CSV format and it is very slow compared to other formats as can be seen in the following table: JSON, 15 sec, 8.4 MB TXT, 23 sec, 5.6 MB XLSX, ...
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Wrong numerical value while exporting to a JSON string

The following code: ExportString[{"a" -> 2000000., "b" -> 0.000001}, "JSON"] Gives the results ...
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Problem in exporting a plot with background to pdf

Just wondering if someone could help me for this problem. I have utilised prolog to use a jpg image as the background of my plot in order to compare my results with ...
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How can I scale a plot in vector graphic or PDF form?

I am not at all a computer graphics expert, but it seems that portable document format (PDF) files have a "native size," even though they may (and usually do!) contain vector graphics that can be ...
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The “right” way to define a custom Encoding format?

I have implemented an Import|Export format for xz that behaves like gzip and other encoding formats: ...
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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 ...
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Exporting graphics to PDF results in destroyed fonts on Windows 8

Executing plot = Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 100}, PlotLabel -> "Plot"]; SetDirectory[NotebookDirectory[]]; Export["plot.pdf", plot, "PDF"]; results in Is this a bug? ...
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How do I incorporate metadata using Export?

I have Export["file.png",codeThatMakesAGraphicsObject[],"PNG"]; and want to embed some specific metadata information. Is there a simple way to do that? Note ...
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Cannot change ImageResolution after applying ImagePad

I want to export high-resolution images of a plot I'm making. The trouble is, the plot has a lot of extra white space around it which I get rid of via ImagePad (I ...
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Exported PDF figure looks different in Apple's Preview than in Adobe PDF Reader

I'm trying to export figures into pdf, and the results looks good in Preview, but very bad in Adobe pdf reader. I'm using Mathematica version 8 on Mac 10.8.5. The Preview version is 6.0.1 (765.6) and ...
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How do I flatten transparency on a graphics, for conversion to eps or similar?

I've got a graphic that I'd like to save as an eps file. Trouble is, the graphic has some transparency to it. Since the eps format doesn't handle transparency, I want to flatten the transparency out, ...
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Exporting data which includes rule as number only and use lhs as label

I use listD1 = Table[FindRoot[(*my eqns depending on k*), {k, conc}] to get a list of solutions for the different values of ...
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how to export nested list

I have a ListPlot where I extract my data again using pts1 = Cases[(*I put my list plot here*), , x_Point :> First@x, Infinity]; which gives me the data as ...
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Why are the elements of plots separated in exported PDFs?

When I export a plot to a PDF with something like Export["test.pdf", Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}], "PDF"] I get a file in which the axes have been separated from ...
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Saving a text file with an unknown extension

I need to export a file with the extension .mac (short for macro in an external program), though it is essentially a text file (saving .mac in Microsoft notepad works fine). However if I try ...
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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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How do I export a text file with strings on different lines?

I would like to Export a text file, and use paragraph / ENTER commands to place different strings on different lines. Say we have three strings - str1, str2, and ...
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How can I transfer mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple?

Is there a simple way to copy mathematical expressions between Mathematica and Maple (or at least in one direction)? I mean only expressions built from numbers and predefined mathematical functions, ...