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Re: Re: graphs to postscript

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  • Subject: [mg4561] Re: [mg4469] Re: graphs to postscript
  • From: vvs124 at (Victoria Steblina)
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 05:14:58 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Yes indeed...  For a unix Front End a PostScript image can be obtained
as follows:

Display["!psfix -epsf > file.eps", mathematica_graphics]. Say,

In[1] :=  graph = Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 3 Pi//N}]

In[2] :=  Display["!psfix -epsf > sin.eps", graph]


>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:

>> >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}}}

  Victoria Steblina
  vvs124 at
  Optical Sciences Centre

Australian National University


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