matplotlib save image as postscript, when xlabel is saved as text and not path

Can just go straight to PDF? What happens then? It might also be informative to explain why using LaTeX is undesirable in your situation.




On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Oren <oren.a4@…287…> wrote:

Thanks for the respond Paul, But It still the same…

This is how it looks like when I use

matplotlib.rcParams[“text.usetex”] = False ( or noting at all )

and this is when I use

matplotlib.rcParams[“text.usetex”] = True

As you can see, One is text and the other is path of points…

Thank You,


On 3 November 2014 21:40, Paul Hobson <pmhobson@…287…> wrote:


What happens when you save as a postscript file with matplotlib.rcParams[“text.usetex”] = False?

On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 7:11 AM, Oren <oren.a4@…287…> wrote:

Anyone know how to solve this thing?


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On 2 November 2014 03:40, oren <oren.a4@…287…> wrote:

How can I save a matplotlib figure with text as a postscript image and that

the text will be saved as text. Currently when I save the image as

postscript all the text in the image ( xlabel, ylabel etc… ) is saved as

path and not as text… Is it possible to save it as text?

If I use the following code ( use latex)

matplotlib.rcParams[“text.usetex”] = True

and save the image as postscript the text is saved as text… But I do not

want to use latex… Is it possible without latex?


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