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RE: Latin1 encoding in EPS print

From: Schirmacher, Rolf
Subject: RE: Latin1 encoding in EPS print
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 10:55:58 +0100

One, but perhaps not the intended, idea would be to use the "latexeps"-type
printer devices / terminals of gnuplot and let latex typeset the legends
(which then might include any other kind of special characters and symbols,

As I consider the issue to be more on the gnuplot side than on the octave
side, this might probably be the "most simple" workaround from an octave


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gard Spreemann [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 10:01 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Latin1 encoding in EPS print
> Hi.
> As of lately I've been trying to print to EPS a plot which has latin1
> characters (specifically the Norwegian characters æ, ø and å) in the
> title and on the axes. When viewing the EPS file in a text editor, it
> contains the latin1-encoded characters, but when viewing in an EPS
> viewer or converting to PDF with epstopdf, the characters are missing.
> I have compared the EPS file to one exported by Matlab, and the Matlab
> one has the line
> /Helvetica /ISOLatin1Encoding 120 FMSR
> somewhere and shows correctly in the EPS viewer.
> I'm struggling to make Octave produce this type of file. I've tried
> sending raw commands to Gnuplot (__gnuplot_raw__("set encoding
> iso_8859_1;")) and I've tried redefining the plot command to set the
> encoding before plotting, but no luck.
> I've tried with Octave 2.9.12 and 2.9.16, and Gnuplot 4.2.0 and 4.2.2.
> Does anybody have any ideas?
> -- 
> Gard Spreemann
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