I have been using export_fig (#1 file on File Exchange) to generate a nice pdf report, but I have ran into something that seems absolutely ridiculous. I can't use monospace anything for a font.
I have tried specifying the MATLAB string to be of fonts "monospaced" and "courier new" and they both show up in the MATLAB figure correctly and print "more correctly" to a pdf when using the print function.
When I use the export_fig function it just completely disregards the fontname..
Some sample code is below:
uicontrol('style','text','position',[50 320 400 40],'string','Hello, why am I not monospaced in the PDF test2 and why does this 2 look awful in PDF test 1?','fontname','monospaced')
To run export_fig, just go to File Exchange and its on the home page.
Would LaTex be a solution? I have never used it, but it seems like it may "trick" the renderer into displaying correctly.