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Re: st: GPH to PDF: Font change not respected problem, any updates or workarounds?


From   Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: GPH to PDF: Font change not respected problem, any updates or workarounds?
Date   Sat, 11 Aug 2012 14:00:38 -0400

Arsenio,

The frame around the picture could be caused by Stata. Refer to the
posts below for details.

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-09/msg00507.html
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-09/msg00509.html

My permanent fix for this problem was a new scheme, consisting of the
two lines below.

#include s2color
color background white

Friedrich

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Arsenio Staer <arsenio.staer@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I'm exporting GPH with a different font to PDF using Stata 12.1 MP for
> Windows and different font doesn't appear in PDF but appears on the
> screen and in EMF exports. Final goal is inclusion as a PDF figure in
> Latex papers.
>
> Basically the same problem as in this thread "Re: st: pdf_options for
> graph export" in 2011.
>
> I followed instructions in this post on Code and Culture blog :
> http://codeandculture.wordpress.com/2011/10/05/so-long-arial/
>
> but still no luck.
>
> My workflow is to export to EMF to conserve the vector graphics and
> then convert to PDF but there is a problem with a strange faint grey
> frame outline in the pdf, probably due to conversion, which I haven't
> been able to solve in preferences or programmatically (only by
> editing the actual pdf).
>
> Would greatly appreciate any help!
>
> Thank you,
>
> Arsenio
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