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Topic: [mg6117] Re: [mg6066] Graphics Grief in Version 3.0
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[mg6117] Re: [mg6066] Graphics Grief in Version 3.0
Posted: Feb 22, 1997 11:52 PM
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In article <5edqk7$> michael a. morrison, writes:
>From: michael a. morrison,
>Date: 18 Feb 1997 22:04:39 -0500

>>I have been having a great deal of trouble with plot and axes labels
>in Version 3 for Win95. mathematica sometimes ignores some characters
>in these labels (especially things like parentheses and Greek
>symbols), at other times it spaces words in labels in strange ways, at
>other times it seems to work fine (with the same file). I have tried
>several styles and lots of different fonts and cannot find a single
>one that works correctly consistently.
>Have any others come across this problem? Does anyone know ANY way
>around it? I have tried this on three diferent systems, so I don't
>think it's MY installation of Math 3.0. Help!......and

I have a similar problem in Mma 3.0 for PowerPC. Folks from WRI
are aware of this problem, and here is what they recommended me:

>(1) The first thing to try is to make sure you have an uncorrupted
>version of the latest fonts on your system. Try deleting the fonts
> System Folder:Fonts:MathFonts
>and replacing them with a copy of MathFonts from the CD.
> Mathematica 3.0 Files:SystemFiles:Fonts:Macintosh:MathFonts
>(2) If your Mac and printer are on a network, it's possible that
>the printer has stored (in it's memory) an older or corrupted copy of
>the fonts. You should use the "Apple LaserWriter Utility" or "Apple
>Printer Utility" to manually a download the fonts in MathFonts suitcase
>to your printer.

Indeed, when I upload MathFonts to the printer, everything works
fine. It is not convenient when your printer is on a network,
however, it solves the problem.


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