Re: Re: Re: Re: Re EPS files produced by Mathematica 3.0
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- Subject: [mg5987] Re: [mg5950] Re: [mg5875] Re: [mg5729] Re: Re EPS files produced by Mathematica 3.0
- From: biblblak at ozemail.com.au (bibleBlack)
- Date: Sat, 8 Feb 1997 22:38:03 -0500
- Organization: OzEmail Ltd - Australia
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In article <5dbvfv$i3u at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, af04 <nd at neural.win-uk.net> wrote: > david fowler wrote: > > > > THIS HELPED IN MY CASE. I could see the .eps files in Illustrator, but > > they would not print [or they were printing to some 'virtual' part of > > the page]. This fix, recommended by WRI, solved the problem. [Kind of > > a pain to have to do this every time, however....] > > > > David Fowler > > University of Nebraska-Lincoln > > ------------------------- > > from WRI: > > > > It's a bug in "Save as EPS". I've done some probing into the > > PostScript, and came up with this fix: > > > > 1) Open the EPS file in an editor that will allow you to edit the > > data but preserve the resource. BBEdit does this -- just edit and > > save (not Save As). > > > > 2) look for the following lines: > > > > 0 Mbottom Mheight neg add 2 mul Mheight add translate > > 1 -1 scale > > > > 3) Change the top line to this: > > > > 0 Mbottom Mheight add 0.01 mul Mheight add translate > Another way (I got no human reply from WRI when i asked similar > question) is to correct the bounding box info at the top of the eps > file. View the eps in Ghostscript, get the correct bounding box info by > looking at the status line as you move the cursor, and replace the > bounding box coords in the raw eps file. works for me, but I'm appalled > by WRI's laxitude. > > nigel WRI have at least acknowledged that this is a problem, but they are still 'stretching the friendship' You'd think they would have licked PostScript by now......