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

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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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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 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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Export animation of a Manipulate autorun sequence?

I've got a Manipulate that does a vector field plot. Basically a function that returns a list of Graphics objects and a couple of sliders: ...
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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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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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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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“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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How can I use “Save as (html)” and still render code as text?

I use notebook "Save as ... (html)" to convert my .nb to web. Formulas and plots get converted to images, which is fine. But code (input cells) get converted too into images. I would like people to be ...
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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 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 ...