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

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Undesirable grid appears when ParametricPlot is exported as PDF

Writing: plot = ParametricPlot[{x, Min[1, 2] t}, {x, 0, 2}, {t, 0, 1}, PlotRange -> {{0, 2}, {-1, 2}}] I get: but if I write: ...
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Optimal Size labelling for saving Graph on File

I looked at Labeling vertices by number in Graph: Getting text to display at the right size but did not find an answer for my case. I want to save a table of graphs on file, pdf or PNG, for a ...
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Exporting/Saving Notebook with Non English characters to PDF

On a related question, I now have another problem with saving notebook to PDF. OS: Windows 7 SP1 English Ultimate MMA: 11.3 X64 The Chinese characters displays ...
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Saving in 2D and 3D in vectorial (pdf or svg) format

Good Day everybody, I have difficulties to save both 2D and 3D plots in vectorial format. I can get acceptable results if I save manually: righ-click on image, "Save Graphic as..." or "Print as...". ...
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Displaying, exporting, and saving Grid with square cells

I am trying to save (export) to PDF. ...
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How to calculate the area under value x=[2, 4] for SmoothHistogram (PDF)

I have a discrete signal. How can I calculate the area under the curve for $2\le x \le 4$? How can I fill the same area in the plot generated by SmoothHistogram? ...
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How to view the print/PDF printable page edge in a Notebook?

Motivation: I don't normally print or save as PDF notebooks, but when I do, it's annoying to see that some plots exceded the page width as defined in the print configurations. It would be nice to see ...
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“Unsupported Shading type 7” error when importing back pdf for DensityPlot

This post is somewhat related to this one. We generate a density plot and stored it in plot variable. ...
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is poor document-production support intentional? [closed]

I recently endured substantial frustration trying to save a slide show as PDF (never achieving anything acceptible), but generally I have had decent luck with regular notebooks (even big ones). Here, ...
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How to correctly export a plot in pdf? [closed]

I'm currently plotting three functions on a graph using: ...
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How to export notebook in PDF with long formulas in traditional format?

I am trying to export notebook in PDF but these formulas below always automatically converts to raw input form such as $a/b$ instead of $\frac{a}{b}$. So it doesn't look nice. There are many other ...
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Line wrapping in a PDF document

Writing: list = ConstantArray[0, {2, 35}]; doc = CreateDocument[ExpressionCell[TableForm[list, TableSpacing -> {2, 2}], "Output"]]; Export["test.pdf", doc]; ...
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FrameTicks with a tick mark function breaks PDF-Export

I seem to have a problem with the export of plots to PDF when using the FrameTicks option. Using the example from the documentation: ...
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Broken lines in exporting pdf of 3D plot in Mathematica 10

I want a 3D-plot with mesh lines as written in the code below: ...
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Export to PDF: DensityPlot & AllowRasterization->False

How to get production-quality vector graphic exported from Mathematica that looks like what is plotted in Mathematica. Example code: ...
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How can I standardize the coordinate origin for exported/imported outlines?

There is a widely known trick of converting letters to curves: ...
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Remove Resolution Limit of Vector Graphics Output

I am currently trying to export an ArrayPlot of data in vectorized form as a physically small PDF, in this case 31x256 data points into a final figure size of 180 ...
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ExportString “PDF” crashes FrontEnd session

While doing some general tests with this post, it appears that this simple command crashes my whole Mathematica session (Mathematica 11.2.0, OSX 10.11.6): ...
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Import text outlines from PDF format properly

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 11.3 I am attempting to implement this: How can I wrap text around a circle? But I need Unicode support. Unfortunately, in my case, this gives a broken ...
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Triangular pattern in plot faces [duplicate]

I am trying to export this figure to pdf: ...
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How does PDF export handle text alignment?

Context: In digging into How can I get Mathematica to not mis-align plot labels when exporting to pdf without rasterizing the text?, and getting an answer to How does pdf export compute the size of ...
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How does pdf export compute the size of the bounding box of Inset?

It does not seem to be using Rasterize[Text[...], "RasterSize"] nor ImageDimensions[ImageCrop[Graphics[Text[...]]]] nor ...
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What is the problem with the “|” character inside of strings?

When the "|" character appears inside of a string containing linear box syntax, SyntaxQ returns ...
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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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Delete all citations in a PDF for fluent reading

I was wondering, if one could delte all citations in a scientific paper to allow for faster reading of the later. Sometime I only want to quickly grasp the content and all the brackets and citations ...
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Change the default font in all plots and legends, even when exporting to PDF

This is a followup to: How can I change the default font used in ALL plots and legends in Mathematica? Carl Woll gave a great answer there: change the "Graphics" ...
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Editing pdf files with Mathematica

As an example, consider this pdf file. Would it be possible to edit the pdf, such as removing a logo, the page numbering and even frames, and save the result as a pdf? I would like to keep the pdf ...
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Automatic edX Pdf Handout creator

I am trying to make an automatic handout creator for my courses on edX. It took me a long time to do it... (If you don't know edX: https://www.edx.org/) I wrote a program that adds to each slide ...
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Merge pdfs to one

I have a set of pdfs in a folder, named: 1.pdf,2.pdf,3.pdf,...,20.pdf Is it possible for mathematica to merge them to one pdf ? If yes, how ? I had a look at this answer, but I don't really ...
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Single PDF Export for a list of pairs of Images and Text

I have a list of images: images = {im1,im2,im3...} and a list of text, that foes with the image: ...
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Layout: Images and Text

I have a lot of images and text that goes with each image. Now I would like to automatically generate the following handout for each pair of image and text: The image is on top. The text should be ...
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Saving a plot in minimum number of bytes [closed]

I am using both Mathematica 9.0 and 10.0. I found that when I save the following plot ...
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Wrong font usage when exporting graphics with text

When exporting graphics with annotation in PDF using Export, under some circumstances fonts are not inherited properly. I'll illustrate on the example of fonts ...
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PDF export of a plot has corrupt fonts in editors on mac OS

As I have explained in this post, I want to edit a pdf plot exported from Mathematica in Inkscape or Illustrator on mac OS but the font is corrupt: I'm using the plot option ...
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ContourPlot with BarLegend: vector format export problem

I have a couture plot which I want to export in vector format (e.g.PDF) and use in my latex. The example code from here: ...
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Why error when exporting pdf of plot? [closed]

I produced a plot using ...
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Remove artifact of PDF images

I have a PDF figure created with Export[] in Mathematica 11.0.1.0 on Mac OSX The figure has these improper white-lines when I zoom-out and make the image smaller (...
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Wolfram Script as a Scheduled Task on Windows Server

I have a wolfram script file (.wl) that processes a csv file and generates a PDF output. I have written a PowerShell Script which checks for new input data files and runs the wolfram script file over ...
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Issue with NotebookPrint to export multiple notebooks to PDF in Mathematica 11.1

I have a number of lecture notebooks that I publish to Dropbox in PDF format. It's been working great for years, but something seems to have gone wrong in the latest version of Mathematica. My code ...
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PDF export: Lines extending past plot frame area

I recognized recently that a lot of my PDF exported plots have lines extending past the actual (framed) plot area. Here is a simple example: ...
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Exporting ParametricPlot to .pdf

I am trying to use ParametricPlot to produce some nice looking images of regions bounded by various curves. However, the plots look weird when I export them to .pdf. For example, I have tried plotting ...
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Spikes on the edge of a ContourPlot exported as PDF

When exporting a RegionPlot to PDF, spikes appear on the boundary: ...