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I have used laprint within matlab to generate a simple graph:

set(0, 'defaulttextinterpreter','none')
figure(1), clf
plot([1 2])
ylabel('A straight line')
laprint

which gives me line.eps and line .tex. I then try to include this with latex:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[on]{auto-pst-pdf}
\begin{document}
\begin{figure}
    \matlabfig{line}
\end{figure}
\end{document}

I run:

pdflatex -shell-escape foo.tex

but the result (foo-pics.pdf) is this:

enter image description here

So it looks like the symbol substitution hasn't worked. What has gone wrong?

I running CentOs 6.5 and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13

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  • Doesn't auto-pst-pdf require using pstricks? Can your matlab graph be exported to pstricks? Or consider using the epstopdf package. – Bernard Nov 27 '14 at 12:56
  • If I do that will I still get the latex typesetting for the axis labels ? Adding \usepackage{pstricks} didn't change anything, unfortunately. – user64411 Nov 27 '14 at 13:27
  • what happens with \usepackage[crop=off]{auto-pst-pdf}? – user2478 Nov 27 '14 at 13:35
  • tried \usepackage[crop=off]{auto-pst-pdf} but it's exactly the same – user64411 Nov 27 '14 at 13:39
  • @Lefti: I you want to replace text with LaTeX text, you should use psfrag or psfragx. Along with psfragx, is a Mathlab script called LaPrint that creates a .tex file for the labels and text within a mathlab graph. That done, you can use epstopdf. – Bernard Nov 27 '14 at 18:20