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

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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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My black text isn't black after exporting to PDF

Consider any standard plot, with true CMYK black text: ...
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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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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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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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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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Export notebook to pdf in landscape orientation

Assuming the following is a notebook with a linebreak: How might I export a landscape pdf (preferred although other formats could work) such that each cell content each group of cells above and ...
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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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Export list as a .csv file, but not seeing the commas

My goal is to export a list of numbers into a file, with a comma between each value. Executing the following commands seems to produce a file with a new line between each entry. ...
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Add blank line before end of file with export

I have a list of points (e.g. {1.2,0.4}) which I export to a file using ...
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Controlling page breaks

I'm writing a bunch of cells to a new notebook nb and am trying to control the pagebreaks. That is, I want a pagebreak after each Length[listOef] number of cells. ...
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Importing a stack of images [closed]

I have a stack of images with the file names C0001996_0000 , C0001996_0001 etc. In total I have $600$ images. I would like to ...
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Export with different address

Is it possible to use the Export[] command and add another address other than the usual Home directory that is used?
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How can I create jpeg images of a given file size?

Cross-posted at Wolfram Community I would like to have a function makeJPG[megabytes_] that generates random jpg images of given file sizes with itf filesize (in megabytes) watermarked on the image ...
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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, ...
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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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The /. syntax in numerical methods [duplicate]

I have an analytical approximation method for solving an ODE and want to compare this to an NDSolve solution, but the syntax is confusing me. To get the solution from NDSolve, I define the ODE as eqn ...
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Script with command line argument

As a test I want a simple script to take a command line argument and print it to a file: ...
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how to delete specific data from text file and then update it

I have a large text file. I read data from text file one at a time and check whether data agree with my condition. If not I want to delete that data in text file and update it. For example say my ...
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How to include Mathematica animation in a PowerPoint presentation?

Note: Cross-posted at Wolfram Community I want to include a Mathematica animation in PowerPoint presentation. My code is: ...
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Export a Grid in a xls file naming the sheets

I try to export two grid in a same xls file, naming the sheets. This is an exemplification of my issue, and it doesn't work. ...
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Saving Animate[…] as GIF using Save Graphic As

Is saving an animation as simple as clicking "Save Graphic As..." in the right-click context menu of the animation? It doesn't seem to work for me—the file naming dialog comes up and I click ...
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Exporting summation of interpolating functions to excel

I search the forum and found a question about exporting interpolating functions to excel. Unfortunately, I can't use it to export the results to excel. This is the equation : ...
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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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Not FullDefinition for Save. MachineID not Protected?

Is there a way to set what symbols's definitions I do not want to store? Consider the following code: ...
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How can I produce multiple column data for export?

I have data produced by the following code: ...
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Writing to file as it goes [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was a way to write data to a file, during a Do loop, without having to wait till the end. I have written a code which scans over many parameters which get plugged into many ...
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How to prevent Grid from breaking the line upon export

I want to create a legend for my plots (a mixture of RegionPlots and ContourPlots). The legend should show the meanins of colors as boxes with text in them and the meaning of contours as framed number ...
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“Save as (html)” and still render Input cell code as text?

When I' m testing on this post' s method I found some problems. ...
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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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Writing CSV or alternative

I've tried to export a list to a CSV file. I shut it down after about 20 minutes of processing. The list has 261,000 rows and 30 columns. I finally exported it to a txt file and its size was 111 ...
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Programmatic generation of enhanced (Enterprise) CDF

How does one PROGRAMATICALLY generate enhanced CDFs under an Enterprise license? Undocumented options to CDFDeploy[] perhaps?. Wizard works fine for me, but attempts to do this programatically (from ...
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Mathematica 9 link in OriginLab

Hi (I am an absolute newbie), I need to send Mathematica data to the program OriginLab to plot and change the graphs. Does anyone know if it is possible to send data from Mathematica 9 via ...
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Export in Manipulate, infinite loop

I want to make export of a plot inside Manipulate, but only once. However, this code runs infinitely and does export infinitely: ...
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Export of 3D Plot

I finally got my 3D Graph :) Unfortunately, when I export I get a bad image quality. How can I export the image without the white stripes? Here is the code for reproducing the error ...
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Evaluate a list of Expressions from file

I have a list of expressions in a text file. I would like mathematica to evaluate and export the results at the end of the same file or in a new file. The expressions are in seperate lines in the text ...
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how can I convert a Grid object to a Graphics object?

I have a figure (which is by combining different plots) that I generated using Grid[]. The problem is, I want to specify the ...
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Exporting XML Data

I am trying to convert a bunch of text files into structured XML files. Using string expressions I have extracted data, so I have: ...
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How to export a table of complex numbers?

I'm having problems exporting a table of complex numbers. I have: ...
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Error while exporting to Excel with named sheets

Using Mathematica v9.0.1 This example is from the docs: ...
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Exporting large png results in completely black image

When trying to export an Image as PNG the resulting file is a completely black image. This happens only for certain images I have not been able to determine exactly ...
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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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Export and Import with graphics characters

I exported a list of characters say: Export["hello.txt", {t, r, $\theta$, $\phi$}, "List"]; the file has the correct symbols when opened with a text editor, however, when I imported it with ...
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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, ...