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PS Problems

  • To: mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu
  • Subject: PS Problems
  • From: nb at sunburn.stanford.edu
  • Date: Thu, 05 Nov 92 17:30:54 PST

> I just got a new book that seems to be pretty nice (Mathematica: A
> Practical Approach by Nancy Blachman -- you should check it out if
> you are rather new to Mma like myself) and it said I could use
> "Display" to write ps -- Display["filename.ps",graphics]. However,
> the output "filename.ps" is not quite ready for a printer yet.
> I need to process this file some how with "psfix". Do I do this
> from a shell? 

Yes.

> When I tried "psfix filename.ps" the command was
> not found; however, "psfix" is in my man pages. Does anyone know
> what could be wrong here? Thanks.

On the NeXT computer, psfix can be found in the directory

/LocalApps/Mathematica.app/Kernel/Display

if Mathematica is installed in the directory /LocalApps.

Nancy Blachman






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