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

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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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How to create a CDF “on the fly”?

I don't know if I have asked the question the right way: As CDF is essentially a simple text file, I would like to create it "on the fly" without saving it to the hard drive. I would like to give a ...
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How to save a list of analytic expressions in a file? [duplicate]

I use Mathematica to calculate many analytic expressions, some of them are generated by a loop process, the result can be a vector with a index, e.g., f[i]. Now ...
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how to write string to file without Quotation mark

I am trying to Write String to file, something like this: Write["test.txt", "This is a test"]; when I opened the file I found that the string was written with ...
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Can I save a manually cropped Image in Mathematica 10 without hard cropping?

In Mathematica 7 I was accustomed to a certain workflow: Paste an image into a Notebook Select Actual Size from the context menu, if necessary Ctrl-drag the control points on the sides of the frame ...
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Export Notebook causes an INTERNAL SELF-TEST ERROR: Files2|c|1713 message

On my machine (Windows 8.1) and M10 the following two lines, that must be run on an already saved notebook, ...
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Gray background in export pdf

I am trying to output a simple plot with a legend and the output keeps coming out with a gray background. A simple example is the following: ...
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Graphics3D from Mathematica to SolidWorks (for 3D-printing)

I have an 3D Graphic generated with Mathematica's Graphics3D, and want to use it later in SolidWorks. SolidWorks files are usually *.stp, *.step, *.stl extentions. google search hasn't given me a ...
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Upon PDF export, edgeless rectangles do not tile perfectly, and corners may be cut. Is this a bug?

Note: this problem is no longer present in version 10. Exporting the following as a PDF file ...
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Graphics exported from Mathematica 9 are very large because even standard fonts are embedded

Note: Fixed in version 10. See Verbeia's answer. I've upgraded from Mathematica 8 to 9 (which apparently leaves the old version installed and usable which I didn't expect). I see a significant ...
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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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Mathematica 10 trial limitations [closed]

I just installed the mathematica 10 trial on OS X Mavericks. Everything seems to be working fine, except that I cannot use Export or any kind of functions involving ...
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Problem with exporting lists to Excel

When I use the form Export["file", list, "Table"] to export a list to Excel, I get columns of lists. I want my Excel sheet to have each list element in a separate ...
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Antialiased text in manipulate constantly re-evaluated, ignores TrackedSymbols

I am trying to display antialiased text (using the ImportString[ExportString[]] method shown here) but inside a manipulate so that the text can be changed interactively. I have found a way to do this, ...
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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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Problem printing what appears in my notebook

I have created a dashboard that looks fine on my screen and fits onto my screen at 100% magnification on Mathematica. When I try printing it, no matter what printing environment I use, I can not get ...
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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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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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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 to control frame thickness in Grid object exported to .pdf?

I would like to export a Grid object to a .pdf document (preferably as part of a notebook). Here's an example: ...
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problem with exporting transparent object to pdf in version 9

Here is the code: Export["~/Downloads/1234.pdf", Graphics3D[{Lighter[Black], Opacity[0.5], Polygon@Table[{Cos[x], Sin[x], 0}, {x, 0, 2 \[Pi], 0.01}]}]] in ...
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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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Drawing an arrow head on a curve

I am trying to create an illustration for a paper and export it to PDF. Here is the code ...
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How can I export specific data into different pages in .PDF format?

I have made various Grid-s and arranged them column-wise in another Grid. All Grids are ...
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How to export large matrix from .nb file into .pdf

I have one technical problem with printing large matrix 50x50 with lot of data. Always when I want to export .nb to .pdf, I can see just part of matrix, never all. Is there solution for this? I need ...
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How to make the animation rate lower in an exported GIF [duplicate]

I have a ".gif" figure exported from the following codes. 6 separated figures (frames) constitute a ".gif" figure. But the default time interval between each frame is less than 1 second. I hope to ...
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diff-able text-only notebooks?

I would like to save my Mathematica notebooks as plain-text documents, so that I can keep them under git version control. I thought that ...
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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 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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Graphics elements do not line up perfectly in exported PDFs

Graphics elements do not always line up perfectly in exported PDFs using "Save As..." method. Take, for example: ...
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Eastern European alphabet conversion from nb to PDF

When converting Eastern European alphabet written article from .nb to pdf, certain letters convert to empty rectangle like shapes or constructs, also hacek like letters (č,ć,ž,š,""...). Has anybody ...
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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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Efficient export of complex graphics to PDF

So I have 2D plot, made with DensityListPlot. Mathematica just cannot export them properly to PDF, so what I want to do is 1) export the plot itself, without axes, labels, etc, as a jpg image, and 2) ...
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Saving many plots in files [duplicate]

I made a table of ten plots: Table[Plot[u[t, x] /. wws, {x, -10, 10}], {t, 0, 10, 1}] I want to save them all to my file system. I know, that I can save each ...
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Saving graphics in Adobe Illustrator .ai format

How do I save a ListLinePlot graphic as an Adobe Illustrator file (with extension .ai)?
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Publishing quality graphs to Adobe Illustrator? [duplicate]

I am trying to produce publishing quality graphs. I would like to export graphs from a Notebook to Ai (Adobe Illustrator). How do I do this? Just started using Mathematica, very new! Thanks, Anousheh ...
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Problem When Trying to Export Graphics with Transparency to SVG

I'm trying to export a graph as a graphic to an SVG file with transparent background. When the background is specified as a color (or unspecified), it works just fine. When the background is specified ...
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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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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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Specify column width while exporting

I am trying to export a set of data into a file but I can not force mathematica to keep a certain width for each column. For example, when I export a table: ...
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How can I speed up the export of graphs in DIMACS format?

I'm creating random graphs with suitable properties and exporting them in the DIMACS format. Already, for rather small graphs with, say, ~60k vertices and ~240k edges, ...
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How do I save/export a list so that it can later be easily imported as a list again?

I have a couple of big lists (each of them contains elements that are themselves lists of two elements, i.e. an element of each list that I have is of the form {x, y}) that I want to save/export. ...
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Export high resolution figure causes missing ticks

I understand that Mathematica has a bug when exporting images. The ticks are scaled not correctly when exporting at high resolution. For example: when you do: ...
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Exporting tables of interpolating functions

A few weeks ago I asked a question about manipulating parameters in NDSolve (Looping with NDSolve?) , and received some very helpful advice about the manipulate environment; now I want to take the ...
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How can I create an empty JSON object?

For creating non-empty object, I use following syntax ExportString[{"key" -> "value"}, "JSON"] (*{"key" : "value"}*) But how can I create an empty object? ...
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how to export multiple graphics from Do loop? [duplicate]

I would like to export graphics generated from do-loop as jpg. There will be like more than 100 graphs. I want to combine it later in latex beamer as animation. When I put Export command inside the ...
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Pass Options to Export[]

I'm working with Options to change the look and feel of some generated Graphics by passing Options to several functions, one of them being Export[]. For example: ...