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Paul
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Re: Odd layout of SANS SERIF latex formulas
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Mar 27, 2013 7:49 PM


On Feb 13, 12:42 am, "matt dash" <n...@mail.com> wrote: > Paul <paul.domas...@gmail.com> wrote in message <c53273045cf04b09a9a68fc0bc142...@ia3g2000vbb.googlegroups.com>... > > On Feb 10, 12:29 am, "matt dash" <n...@mail.com> wrote: > > >On Feb 7, 1:26pm, Paul <paul.domas...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >> I have the following ylabel for my graph: > > > >> yLab = [ '$$ \mathsf{' ... > > >> '\frac{ \tilde{Q}_T }{ Q_T } = ' ... > > >> '\frac{ \sqrt{Q_S} }{ Q_T } ' ... > > >> '} $$' ]; > > >> ylabel( yLab, 'Interpreter', 'latex' ); > > > >> The tilde is suppose to be above the Q, but it's pushed right into > > >> the Q. > > > >> What might cause this? Can anyone suggest a workaround? ... I am > > >> seeking a workaround without abandoning sans serif font. > > > > It works fine for me on 2010a... maybe it's version or hardware > > > dependent... > > > I'm using 2012a. It would be odd that a more advanced version > > misbehaves in this way (though admittedly, not unimaginable). > > Well, i did some digging... unfortunately, for reasons I won't even try go guess, it looks like they did in fact remove all the normal latex fonts from matlab 2012a and b. They used to be in the folder matlab/sys/fonts/type1/cm or /ttf/cm/. Now there is a much smaller list of fonts and they all have the mwa_ prefix. But apparently mathsf is looking for the fontname without the mwa_ prefix. (cmss10). (A coworker also had a problem where an exported .eps now has all mwa_ fonts now that no other program recognizes. Why do they do this....) > > I tried just copying the real latex fonts into those directories, but it didnt fix it. Apparently matlab isnt actually checking that folder for fonts, but has a list somewhere of fonts it knows about. Hopefully there's some way to update that list. Maybe you can get answers from tech support.
Sorry for this overdue response. I appreciate your investigation, and I'll keep in mind the option to follow up with tech support if it proves to be troublesome in a way that is not circumventable. My workaround is to simply shrink the figure window, copy and paste it to it's destination as EMF (a Microsoftcentric vector format) and resize it big again in the destination document.



