Questions relating to the importing, exporting, and extraction of data from PDF files

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
47 views

How to save in PDF the SAME Result? The numbers and Labels in graph are erased when I save the PDF

I want to save some bullet gauges in PDF, as a dashboard, but what I obtain in the PDF has the numbers erased, and the Titles/Numbers erased as you can see here when What Mathematica10 show is ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Export DateListPlot graphic as PDF misses elements

When I try to Export a DateListPlot as a PDF file: ...
3
votes
1answer
79 views

How to set width of exported pdf/eps

I want to export a cell's input (the text of the command) as pdf/eps. I have used Export["cell.pdf", cells[[1]]] It works fine, however, I would like to change ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

How to merge two plots in Mathematica 8.0 in a column and then save the figure as a single pdf file?

I have defined two plots and then want to merge them into one so that I can save the figure as a pdf file into my computer. Here is MWE where I would like to merge two plots into one: ...
1
vote
2answers
176 views

Save as PDF without cell numbers

I want to save a notebook file as PDF, but without cell numbers. For instance, take this document, then select “save as PDF” and the result is, How can I remove the cell numbers ...
0
votes
0answers
81 views

Mathematica 10.4.1 broken fonts when saving as PDF

I am using Mathematica 10.4.1 in Linux and have spotted the following uncomfortable behavior. When saving a notebook as a PDF file, some fonts are not properly displayed (see attached figure below, ...
2
votes
0answers
45 views

Text fields in PDF Export

I am trying to implement a way in Mathematica to export graphics to PDF and then use Inkscape from within Mathematica to post process the resulting output with the pdf-latex export option in Inkscape. ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

Exporting sharp corners in Bézier curves to pdf

I'm a bit baffled by this. I have a number of arrows in a series of diagrams, and I'm defining the arrowheads using Bézier curves such as ...
5
votes
1answer
121 views

How to export a 3D circle as a single piece PDF vectorial object?

I need to export a circle drawn in 3D with a specific point of view to a PDF file. This is easy to do. However, the exported circle is made of tons of non-connected small bits. I need the whole ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Color of figure keeps changing

I'm not sure this should be posted here, but I don't know where else to ask this question. Please feel free to refer to another more relevant SE if necessary. I plotted a figure with Mathematica, and ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

Export to PDF so that Adobe Illustrator does not convert PlotMarkers to fonts

I would like to export a Mathematica graph as PDF, then use Adobe Illustrator to manipulate it. So, I create the graph, and export it: ...
8
votes
0answers
66 views

Problem exporting Graphics3D into PDF

When I try to export some Graphics3D, like this one: into a PDF file I get a bad appearance like this: It's possible to fix? Steps to reproduce the problem: ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

Cannot import PDF with JPXDecode or JBIG2Decode Filters?

I am trying to what I think should be a very basic thing, which is to import a large PDF from my files into Mathematica. The long term goal is to extract images from the PDF. The original command was ...
3
votes
2answers
119 views

Export Plot to PDF results very messy

When my nice looking DiscretePlot results are exported as PDF, they look very different from the original plots. For example, my original plot in Mathematica looks ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

No PDF file produced (Font Problem) [closed]

When I want to export my notebook as a PDF document, I get the following error messages from Adobe Standard 11, which I use as PDF "printer": %%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%% %%[Page: 1]%% ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Manipulate panel does not print (or print to pdf) the same as it displays in a notebook [duplicate]

Whenever I print (or print to pdf) a manipulate panel it never looks like the manipulate panel I have in the notebook on my display. This is what the manipulate panel looks like on my display. ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

Exporting or save graph to pdf, when will the rasterization occur?

For simple graph Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}] No matter right click save as pdf or export as pdf, the result is vector image. But for ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

How to import an external pdf file leaving text as text?

When Importing in Mathematica (v10.3) a pdf file containing some text, the text is "vectorialized", meaning that it does not seem to be loaded as text, and re-...
7
votes
0answers
124 views

How can I export 3D plots as vector graphics? [duplicate]

Consider the following simple example code: plot3D = ListPlot3D[{{0, 0, 1}, {1, 0, 0}, {0, 1, 0}}, Mesh -> All]; Export["plot3D.pdf", plot3D] As clearly seen, ...
6
votes
0answers
75 views

Can't get Mathematica to Import PDF files with diacritics on the file name

Tested with versions 9.0.0, 10.0.2 and 10.3.0, all under OS X 10.10.5. and Linux The drag-...
6
votes
0answers
117 views

How can I export a notebook as a single huge pdf page?

I have a notebook that I would like to export as a pdf file. I currently want to send this to a collaborator, but in general I'd like to keep the technique to future-proof my notebook collection ...
5
votes
1answer
194 views

Version 10.3 PDF export [closed]

Before I upgrade to Version 10.3, can anyone tell me if the issues with hyperlinks and PDF export have been solved? Here is the original post and issue I am referring to. Hyperlinks not preserved ...
13
votes
0answers
209 views

Is there any way to export vector graphics with shading?

This has irked me for a while as I really feel its a significant shortfall in Mathematica's abilities but maybe I am missing something. I would like to export simple graphics with shading in a ...
6
votes
2answers
223 views

Extract bibliography from a PDF document

I am trying to extract bibliographies from academic papers which are in pdf format, and I have to do this for 100+ papers. My goal is to create a network of citations amongst the authors and identify ...
5
votes
3answers
200 views

Exporting PDF with large PaperSize

Suppose I create a new Notebook: nb = CreateDocument[{TextCell["PDF Test", "Section"], Table[PieChart@Range@5, {7}]}]; And set a big paper ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How to export a list of graphics to a multi-page PDF, each on its separate page? [duplicate]

I tried with these codes: g1 = GraphData[{"Complete", 8}] g2 = GraphData[{"Complete", 4}] Export["Graphs.pdf", {g1, g2}] SystemOpen["Graphs.pdf"] to shown these ...
3
votes
1answer
61 views
7
votes
2answers
2k views

Custom fonts show as boxes when opening Mathematica-made PDFs with Illustrator

If I export a PDF from Mathematica, then open it with Illustrator, the font glyphs will sometimes appear as boxes, depending on what font was used. Why does this happen? Is there a workaround? I ...
6
votes
2answers
239 views

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. "...
4
votes
0answers
152 views

How to export strings and figures as PDF in A4 format

I have a column consisting of strings and pictures, like this: ...
17
votes
2answers
791 views

Export Plot3D in Mathematica 10.1 is Rasterized by default

When I use Export to export Plot3D to PDF format, I get different behaviour in Mathematica 10.1 compared to 10.0. In particular, ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

Do not like quality of graphics when exported by Mathematica 9 [closed]

I have been using Mathematica 9 to generate images of fractals for some time, and I noticed an uncomfortable phenomenon when I export the fractal image into a PDF. The lines get thick so that the ...
2
votes
2answers
207 views

Bug: Export sometimes adds unwanted background to PDF files

Update: WRI confirmed that this is a known issue with Export on 2015-05-14. I am trying to export the outputs of some Plot expressions as PDF files for inclusion ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Deleting the header footer in the PDF output of a Mathematica code [duplicate]

I just saved my Mathematica notebook as a PDF file and realized that every page (except the first one) consists of a header footer (I don't know whether this is the correct name or not) indicating the ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

Why does Mathematica remove some formatting?

I'm trying to save a file as PDF. Using SetOptions[$FrontEnd, PrintingStyleEnvironment -> "Printout"] so it looks nice. There are a bunch of formulas, and every ...
5
votes
0answers
139 views

Strange artifacts on graphics saved as PDF [closed]

I have a problem when plotting 3D graphs. Plotting any graph with the default settings using Plot3D, e.g. ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Building a 1 page “Scorecard” in mathematica [closed]

I'd like to be able to generate an 11 x 8.5 "scorecard" for various data projects I am working on. Traditionally, I'd import all my data into Excel, put the data into worksheets, and then have a ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Generate the conference badge

I have a list of about 50 conference attendees with 3 columns (First name, Last name, University). I would like to use Mathematica to generate the conference badge for each people. The badge dimension ...
6
votes
2answers
293 views

Labels strangely rendered in PDF

I'm new to Mathematica so I apologize if this is obvious to answer. Anyway, using the following code (most of it is extraneous, to make the plot look the way I want) I plotted the Morse potential, <...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

save as pdf output appears really narrow and has many pages

If I attempt 'save as' pdf I sometimes (but not always) get really narrow output, resulting in many pages of output. Notice how little text ends up on the page. I can't see any settings that I've ...
3
votes
1answer
184 views

Export collection of plots to A4 pdf

Sometimes I want to Export a collection of plots or other Graphics to a pdf in A4 format. Right now I'm using a GraphicsGrid inside a panel which is an inset in a Graphics object. Here is an example: ...
7
votes
1answer
215 views

Exporting pdf with a precise page dimension in metric units, rather than printer points

Mathematica uses a screen resolution of 72 dpi. For post-processing figures I use Corel, which conveniently allows me to use metric units (mm) for positioning and resizing figures. Say, I want to ...
3
votes
2answers
180 views

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: ...
5
votes
1answer
247 views

Extra spaces when exporting strings into pdf (bug, linux)

Rationale: Imagine you would like to create a publication quality figure in Mathematica, from under Linux. Naturally, it will contain text/labels. Problem: Here is a simple string ...
0
votes
1answer
594 views

Export graphic as Pdf gives incorrect font size [duplicate]

In Mathematica 10.0.2 I have this plot: Now, when I export as pdf, I have these huge fonts. Any workaround?
3
votes
3answers
727 views

How to save all notebook outputs as pdf file

I have produced a lot of graphs and tables in my notebook. I am trying to save all these outputs as pdf file. As we know form Rodney and form Mr. Wizard , we can not use save as function. I have ...
2
votes
0answers
266 views

Embed 3D objects from Mathematica, in a pdf

Acrobat Reader 9+ supports interactive manipulation of 3D objects. See this file for example - another widely used example are PRC objects which may be produced by Asymptote. Exporting animations ...
1
vote
1answer
177 views

What kind of PDF files that MMA does not read (import)

SORRY that I have tried 5 different files, which were too complicated for MMA to import. So I thought that maybe it just does not read any files. But I was wrong. So edited my question. In here, is a ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Exporting graphic to pdf acting funny [duplicate]

I have a plot created in a notebook that I usually would right click on and choose Save as pdf. It worked fine until this morning. Shown below, the first plot is what I used to get. The second plot is ...
1
vote
0answers
117 views

Export to PDF file and use in latex, weird behaviour from using Acrobat

I have put all files here. All pictures are Exported from Mathematica 10.0.1 X64 (win7) using Export["filename.pdf",plotobject]. I first complied the latex file, ...