Questions tagged [export]

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

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Convert Mathematica graphics to TikZ?

Is there a package to convert Mathematica graphics to TikZ code (for inclusion in LaTeX source files)? Such a package, dated 2016-01-30, is described at http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to use better modern compression algorithm instead of zlib in Mathematica for efficient data saving and loading?

Some backgrouds of my problem: Recently, I had a heavy data analysis work to do. Each day I got thousands of csv Files(colums with different datatype) with total several Gigabytes. I have to ...
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Is ExportString defective in V11?

Mathematica doesn't do the best job of exporting figures with shading or transparency to vector graphics formats such as PDF. A common trick employed here and elsewhere on the web to workaround this ...
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What are the known differences between Save and DumpSave, and how to account for them?

Edit: I changed the title and (slightly) the wording of this question in order to make it more easily answerable. If I evaluate this in Mathematica 9: ...
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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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Export/Import a 3D file format with Textures

In version 12.1, the docs say that it is now possible to export/import to a 3D file format while preserving textures: But I can't seem to find a single example of this new feature! Code to try: If ...
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Why does repeated export of JPG-Images consume all memory?

I was looking in the history of asked questions for similar questions, but none of the alike questions answered my problem sufficiently. So I ask nevertheless. My system memory is leaked by simple ...
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Probable bug in Export(String) and "String" format

Bug introduced in 6.0 and persisting through 11.0.0 or later ...
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Wolfram Data Framework specification?

Motivated by a recent question on the meaning of all sorts of W* acronyms, I would like to get more information about the Wolfram Data Framework (WDF). On its web page http://www.wolfram.com/data-...
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Call Magma in Mathematica

I've written some code in Mathematica, related to some group theory questions I have. Subsequently, I found that part of the code could be significantly sped up if I could just call a routine in ...
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Why 99.998474% instead of 100%?

I want to export a red square to the SVG file Export["red_square.svg", Graphics[{Red, RegularPolygon[4]}]] I noticed that in the exported SVG file, the ...
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EMF Export Bug in v12

Bug introduced in 12.0 or earlier For some reason EMF vector image export deteriorates with every version. In v12.0 for Windows create a simple BarChart: ...
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Add a form-field to a PDF

I would like to create a pdf with an editable text field. In other words, a pdf that I can open in Adobe Reader and enter text at a specific location. Is this somehow possible with Mathematica ? A ...
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Extracting, Formatting, and Exporting Mathematica AstronomicalData - Is There an Easier Way?

If any of you have tried to use Mathematica AstronomicalData and its newest replacements like StarData, you may already be familiar with the large data issues, and the almost impossible download times....
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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. ...
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How to export a text into eps without splitting

I want to use MathPSFrag in Mathematica to export graphics to EPS for inclusion in LaTeX files. However, with recent versions of Mathematica this does not seem to work very well anymore. I have fixed ...
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Export Latin Modern Math Greek: spurious spacing on Windows

Bug introduced in 12.0.0 or earlier on Windows [CASE:4549185] To get simple LaTeX Greek in my figures, I am using U+1D6FC MATHEMATICAL ITALIC SMALL ALPHA to ...
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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 ...
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How to create TAR archive without top-level folder?

Mathematica has the handy CreateArchive function, which allows you to efficiently create a TAR archive from a directory. However, I see no way of specifying not to ...
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ImagePadding -> Scaled inconsistency

Let us make a simple Graphics with Scaled ImagePadding specification and check the actual ...
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Export of GraphicsRow to PDF is ugly

I have a problem with exporting GraphicsRow[{Plot, Plot, Plot,...}] object to pdf. The line is like ...
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ImageSize not working correctly with Legends and Placed directives

It seems that having Placed inside Plot breaks the ImageSize specification: ...
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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 ...
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Export matrix to $\LaTeX$ with style

Is it possible to export a matrix to $\LaTeX$ with style? For example this code will create a matrix with equal spacing matrix and with background colors in some cell, is it possible to export that ...
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How to export high dpi PDF graphics at a low physical dimension with small file size?

Exporting PDFs While it is seemingly obvious how to export higher resolution pdf vector graphics: https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/search?q=pdf+export+high+resolution There is nothing to be ...
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HTML export: Customize footer

If I export a notebook to HTML, this is inserted at the end of every page: ...
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Export/Put and Import/Get

I have questions about importing and exporting that don't seem to have up-to-date answers anywhere. What's the difference between Export and Put? Which should I use if I care about how long it takes ...
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Find Import/Export format data

Often Import related questions come up, for which I'm always wanting to inspect the proper import function used to see what ...
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How to change Export default in 11.2?

To achieve the same CSV output as from previous versions Export requires the option "TextDelimiters" -> "". Presumably the ...
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How to set pdf options using Export command

I found that there is an options using right click "save graphic as pdf", like this I test "using most compatible vector representation", and result is good. But how to set these options in ...
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Closed BezierCurve is cut in exported PDF or EPS

Bug introduced in 10.3 or earlier and persisting through 11.1.0 or later Exporting the filled Bézier curve to PDF or EPS yields ...
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Exporting *formatted* Excel workbooks

I export Mathematica tables to Excel every day, for sharing reports with non-Mathematica users. It exports the values without flaw, but ignores any formatting. Consider the following: ...
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Is it possible to export animated 3D graphics objects for VR viewing?

I'd like to take an animated 3D graphics object (perhaps created using Animate] and export it to something like sketchfab for VR viewing with Google Cardboard. Sketchfab requires either FBX or BLEND ...
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ContourPlot colors changing in pdf Export

It has happened to me that when I export certain ContourPlot outputs, the colours in the legend appear different in the legend. See below the code and the two ...
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Bug with exporting Image/Graphics into CMYK JPEG?

While answering the question (123118), @RussLyons pointed out that exporting graphics and images in CMYK JPEG does not function correctly. For instance: ...
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Generating G-code from Mathematica

Has anybody generated G-code (used for controlling milling machines and plotters and other hardware) in Mathematica? High quality inexpensive plotters have reached the market and I would like to drive ...
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How to export to NetCDF format

Consider I have a scalar field on a grid f(x,y), where x and y can take values ...
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How to fix a PDF line rendering problem in V9

If I run this in V8 ...
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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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Can styles be exported in EPS as simple text tags for use by LaTeX's psfrag?

Is there a way to export graphics as EPS so that LaTeX can perform style substitutions or modifications on them? I know that it is possible to replace simple text elements in imported EPS files using ...
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Best practices to save "large" data from numerical computations

After solving PDEs with NDSolve and saving data with DumpSave, sometimes, Mathematica pops up a window saying "Abort or ...
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Exporting graphics as vector image

I am just trying to get my head around when mathematica stopped (largely 3D) exporting complex graphics as a vector image. I believe it was in one of the 11 versions. I understand there are lots of ...
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PDF size and minor glitch in export of contour plots in mathematica 12.1.1 versus 12.2

Context I have noticed both a glitch and a size issue between mathematica 12.1.1 and 12.2 when exporting to PDF a contour plot. $VersionNumber (* 12.1 *) ...
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How do I prevent plot range clipping errors in a pdf printout?

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier I am using Mathematica 11.3 on a Windows 10 computer. I plotted several data sets of mine in a ListLinePlot. While the .pdf file looks perfectly in the current Adobe ...
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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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DirectedEdge character doesn't appear when Save As HTML

The \[DirectedEdge] character doesn't appear when I save a notebook as HTML. Here's the notebook, which saves itself to HTML: Here's the HTML: In the HTML, the <...
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Specify an SVG encoding algorithm?

This recursive function definition creates a number series that I'm interested in: f[y_][x_] := f[y][x] = Mod[10 f[y][x - 1], y]; f[y_][1] = 1 When applying it ...
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Exporting CMYK values

I am having problems exporting my objects as CMYK to either EPS or PDF in mathematica 11.3 on Windows. I have read the related question, how to export cmyk in eps. But simply this will not work, ...
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Export Graph to "Full Size" (as I see on screen)

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