savefig as pdf not generating vector graphics?

per freem <perfreem@...287...> writes:

i am using matplotlib on Mac OS X. i am plotting a histogram
and then saving it as .pdf. The x and y labels use some symbols from
latex, and i have useTex set to true in my rcParams.

Do you really need usetex? Matplotlib's usual mathtext engine is pretty
good and doesn't require any external programs.

The problem is that myfig.pdf for some reason renders the figure's x
and y labels as *images* rather than vector graphics.

Could you send the resulting pdf file to me off-list?


Jouni K. Sepp�nen