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Victoria Steblina

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Re: [mg4469] Re: graphs to postscript
Posted: Aug 1, 1996 2:10 AM
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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 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
Optical Sciences Centre

Australian National University

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