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

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Export list elements each to it's own page in a multi-paged PDF document

I have a list, myList, of let's say 20 (different) objects myList = Table["object", {20}] I know would like to export every ...
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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 Table from Mathematica into specific cells Excel

How can I export a table to Excel - to specific cells, e.g. D1-E2? Background: I want to compare results, and it's easier to have the results on one spreadsheet. I'm using Mathematica 6. This is my ...
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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. However,...
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Exporting a rasterized Row of Graphics

I'm running some code based on @R.M.'s answer to this question to create a couple plots side by side. I want to export the plots rasterized to a png. However, when I ...
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Export ContourPlot as DXF

I'm having some trouble exporting a ContourPlot as a .DXF (to be used in AutoCAD). My code is: ...
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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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Why does Export drop namespace prefixes in the exported XML file?

I am trying to generate an Excel-compatible XML file from Mathematica. First, I created a test XML file by saving a Microsoft Excel workbook as "XML Table". Then I ...
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Export to PDF on OS X, font missing on Windows

Here is another problem with Mathematica plots and PDF. I have Mathematica 9.0.1 on Mac OS X. I want to export my plots to PDF to include them in a LaTeX document. If I export the plot with the ...
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Cropped pdf file after export

I have plot generated by Plot[] function that I want to export to pdf file. The problem is that Export[] function somehow cuts a ...
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Monochrome PNG (and GIF) Export

Is there a way to Export expressions to a monochrome PNG? I have tried the ColorQuantize function which is mentioned in ...
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Mathematica-exported PDFs placed in Illustrator documents keep disappearing

This question is regarding interoperability between Adobe Illustrator and Mathematica. Illustrator has a File → Place... function which can insert complete figures inside Illustrator documents. "...
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Combine multiple PDF files into one document

I have multiple single page PDFs I'd like to join together into a single file. (Obviously I mean the file format and not the probability distributions here!) I'm aware of free online services such as ...
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Exporting strings without the quotes

I'm trying to export the following string "sep = ," to a CSV-file, as to be able to define the separation symbol. However, when using the following command: <...
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Saving data from NonlinearModelFit

If you use NonlinearModelFit the results are put into some sort of output package. How do you save these packages so that you can go back to them later? My particular problem is that I generating ...
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Math diacritics go missing when exporting graphics [duplicate]

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 or 10.0.2 and fixed in 10.1.0 Take this example plot: ...
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BarChart rasterized in EMF export

My boss wants several Mathematica graphics as vector graphics in EMF format. All my plots are exported neatly, except for a BarChart which gets rasterized for no apparent reason: ...
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Exporting String to NetCDF

I've already read a Q&A stating that because NetCDF does not support primitive string type variables, that it is impossible to export a string to a NetCDF file. For example: ...
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How to export this PDF figure with a small size

I want to export a PDF figure with the following codes, but the size of the PDF is too big, about 1.5M. I hope the size can be around 100k. I have tried for a long time but can not find a good ...
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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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Why do quote marks appear in output when saved with Save Selection As?

Update #2: This behavior has been confirm across platforms and in multiple versions. Therefore: Is this a bug or a feature? Can I disable this "feature" so that copying a selection of Cell contents ...
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Setting non-standard ImageResolution for EMF export as default

Mathematica has a bug in that BarCharts and ListPlots with Filling will export as a ...
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Image of input and output cells is not exported correctly

Wolfram Blog uses PNG images to display input and output cells in a notebook. For example, the following is an image from Samuel Chen's post: I should be able to produce a similar image by ...
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Color ramp banding in PDFKit when exporting Raster image Inset to PDF

Here I produce a Raster image with large uniformly colored rectangles and put it in an Inset: ...
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How to prevent ExportString from reencoding diacritics when exporting as JSON

I'm not sure if it's a bug with Mathematica or if I'm missing something, but when trying to ExportString a UTF-8 string with diacritics as JSON, it's messing up the ...
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How can I control the number format of exported data?

I'm having issues while exporting a tables of numerical values to "*.dat" data files. Here's the thing, sometimes when I export a table, I get more decimals on some random values. The problem is that ...
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Mathematica inserts extra \left and \right for absolute values in LaTeX output

Type the following in a Mathematica DisplayFormula cell(other styles may also encounter this problem): Esc+l+|+Esc and Esc+r+|+Esc, and save as LaTeX. Note: See the difference of the character ...
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Precision of number not maintained when saved via Export

Assume that the output of my calculation is a and is a number such as: a = 100.1252135246354847; ...
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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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Exporting 2D graphics to DXF

I have a design that I've produced in Mathematica, consisting of two sets of Rectangle objects. The second set is a mirror image of the first and was produced with <...
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Exporting of Animated gif from polar plot

I want to export an animation(gif type) for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$ like to the following gif. how can I do it?
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Exporting graphics without X server

I have a Mathematica installation on a Linux server that is intended to be used for batch processing. Some of the things that will be processed will include rendering of graphics. However, if I use <...
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How to export data from excel specific cells into mathematica?

How to export data from excel specific cells into Mathematica? Given that the spreadsheet tab is named XYZ and that I have several cells at various locations in the same column in Excel that I want to ...
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Lossless TIFF or PNG export

I'd like to export an output from MatrixPlot[], however, the output file size seems to depend on my specification of the ImageSize -> {..., ...}. How might I export a TIFF with all of the data in the ...
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Exporting HTML code to file.html

I've got a problem with re-saving html code. Lets create html file: ...
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Export an animation as .avi file with sound?

If I have a list myTb containing Image objects, I can export the list as an .avi file using the command ...
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How to checkpoint computations?

Suppose I do some big experiment, presumably in a Table[], or a ParallelTable[]. Experience shows that there is a non-zero ...
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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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Exporting to a single spreadsheet in excel

I would like to export the output to excel file. But when I exported,for each value $q$ I am getting a different sheet. Can someone help me how to export it to a single sheet of an excel file. Thanks ...
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Speed up manipulate by exporting each step as an image

Consider a manipulate function such as: ...
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Exporting files while running .m file from command line

I have the following code in a .m file which is called test.m: Export["test.csv",0]; Exit[] I would like to run this .m file from the command line. I found that I can do that with the command "math -...
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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 to embed fonts when exporting Mathematica graphics as PDF

Upon exporting a Mathematica graphics expression as a PDF, Mathematica does not seem to embed any nonstandard fonts used. When you open the resulting PDF document with a PDF viewer, all the text items ...
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Using Inset[..] to overlay a Graphics3D with its raster version

Preamble First let me explain the why. You can skip this and go directly to the question if want to answer it right away. We had more than one discussion about how to produce nice looking 3d plots ...
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Export dataset to JSON including Unicode Characters

I'm experiencing a weird issue. Consider a dataset defined like this: dataset = Dataset[{<|"a" -> 1, "b" -> 2|>, <|"a" -> 3, "b" -> 4|>}]; ...
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How can I export graph as PDF with metadata such as Title and Author fields

I want to export a figure from Mathematica in PDF format. Moreover, I want to fill Author and Title fields of the PDF. For example, to fill Author field, I use the following code: ...
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How to obtain transparent animated gif via Export?

I have the following code to create animated GIFs: ...
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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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Exporting data extensions in fits file

Context In Astronomy the de facto standard for images and data is FITS. I would like to export heterogenous data sets into a single fits file. Attempt I am ...
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Exporting BarChart3D as PDF produces artefacts

So I think the following image already shows the problem, similar to Avoiding white lines inside filled area in RegionPlot exported as PDF or PS the pdf export of the chart creates thin lines in the ...