Save figure as pdf without changing fontname

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Johannes on 22 Aug 2018
Answered: Scott Cohen on 11 Oct 2019
Hello everyone, if I try to save a plot figure as pdf, where the font name of the axes and legend is changed to LM Roman, the text in the saved pdf hasn't LM Roman as font name. How can I fix this bug?
A short example:
plot(rand(10,1)); set(gca, 'FontName','LM Roman 10');
Thank you for your help.
jonas on 23 Aug 2018
Have you tried with a different font, say Times new roman?

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Yuvaraj Venkataswamy
Yuvaraj Venkataswamy on 22 Aug 2018

Johannes on 22 Aug 2018
Thank you for your answer. But the problem isn't how to export a figure to pdf.
The problem is, that the Font Name is changed during exporting the figure to pdf.

Lilly Verso
Lilly Verso on 31 Aug 2018
I have exactly the same issue. Please let me know if you solved it.

Scott Cohen
Scott Cohen on 11 Oct 2019
I'm no expert on matlab, or any of these kinds of things, but after finding no resolution from this answer or anywhere else, I think I may have found a solution. I printed my figure using Microsoft XPS Document Writer, saving as an .oxps file. Then I searched online to find how to convert from .oxps to .eps, which is what I wanted. I found this site, which did the trick:


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