Powerpoint supports PNG & TIFF
One option would thus be to generate an EPS with the PS backend (using
Then convert it to TIFF of PNG using Ghostscript.
Here is an example from a python script I use to generate png's with
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pngwrite_cmd=3D"gswin32c -dQUIET -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dSAFER -dEPSCrop
-sDEVICE=3Dpngalpha -r600 -sOutputFile=3D"+filename+".png =
Then in PowderPoint use "Insert" -> "Picture" -> Graphics from File"=20
And "drag" to the desired size...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: matplotlib-users-admin@...
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> Behalf Of Ryan Krauss
> Sent: 11 April 2006 16:39
> To: matplotlib-users
> Subject: Re: [Matplotlib-users] matplotlib plots into powerpoint
> I will test out a 600dpi png in a powerpoint slide and see
> how I feel about it.
> I need to use usetex. Does that work with the svg backend?
> As a last resort, I will dump the data to a text file from
> Python and use Matlab to generate wmf's (the horror!). I am=20
> o.k. with it because this is the last time I will ever have=20
> to do one of these (provided I graduate soon).