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Re: superscript, subscript, Greek characters in plot labels?

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: superscript, subscript, Greek characters in plot labels?
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:24:41 -0400

On 27-Oct-2005, Jonathan Stickel wrote:

| A S Hodel wrote:
| > The best answer of the many 
| > provided involves the use of the script fig2ps and a slight modification 
| > to the octave-forge print.m function so that it generates fig files with 
| > "special" text. 
| fig2ps takes an option "--forcespecial" so that the text need not be 
| "special" in the .fig file itself.
| Another thing not yet mentioned is the use of sans serif fonts.  I 
| accomplish this with a "sans_fonts.sty" file which contains the two lines
| \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault}
| \usepackage{sfmath}
| where sfmath.sty I downloaded from
| Then call fig2ps like this:
| fig2ps --add=type1cm,sans_fonts figure.fig
| The package "type1cm" causes latex to use scalable fonts.

If you are using LaTeX, then why go through the extra fig file format?
Why not use the epslatex terminal?


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