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Re: Re: graphs to postscript

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  • Subject: [mg4554] Re: [mg4469] Re: graphs to postscript
  • From: Elias Saab <mathes at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Aug 1996 04:18:02 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

This works well on a Macintosh Front End.
How do you do this on a unix FrontEnd like a Silicon Graphics or a Sun?
Elias Saab

On Mon, 29 Jul 1996, Victoria Steblina wrote:

> waldby at (waldby julian f) wrote:
> >I am trying to export some plots from Mathematica into LaTeX, and
> >so I need the Mathematica graphs in Postscript form. I used the 
> >Display command to attempt to do this. However, the result was not
> >a full Postscript file. It involved some Mathematica-specific 
> >Postscript functions, so that it was not stand-alone, and needs
> >the function definitions from PS.TXT in my Mathematica directory
> >(I am running Mathematica under Windows 3.1 on a PC). I tried including
> >this file in its complete form and experienced errors.
> >Is there another way to get a full Postscript description of a plot?
> >Or is there a better way to include the PS.TXT file?
> This works for me:
> 1. Select graphics cell.
> 2. Copy it to the clipboard.
> 3. In the "Edit" menu choose "Convert Clipboard". In the dialog box go 
>    for Encapsulated PostScript. Click "Save in File".
> 4. EPSF file generated this way can be placed into LaTeX2e or LaTeX209
>    document using, e.g.
>   \setlength{\epsfxsize}{6.5cm}                % scaling of the figure
>   \centerline{\mbox{\epsffile{graphics.epsf}}} 
> Cheers,
> Vicki
> ________________________________________________________________
>  Victoria Steblina                      
>  vvs124 at  
>  Optical Sciences Centre                                               
>  Australian National University                


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