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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for postplot (opensolaris section 1)

postplot(1)							   User Commands						       postplot(1)

NAME
postplot - PostScript translator for plot(4B) graphics files
SYNOPSIS
postplot [-c num] [-f name] [-m num] [-n num] [-o list] [-p mode] [-w num] [-x num] [-y num] [filename]... /usr/lib/lp/postscript/postplot
DESCRIPTION
The postplot filter translates plot(1B) graphics filenames into PostScript and writes the results on the standard output. If no filenames are specified, or if - is one of the input filenames, the standard input is read.
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -c num Print num copies of each page. By default, only one copy is printed. -f name Print text using font name. Any PostScript font can be used, although the best results will be obtained only with constant width fonts. The default font is Courier. -m num Magnify each logical page by the factor num. Pages are scaled uniformly about the origin which, by default, is located at the center of each page. The default magnification is 1.0. -n num Print num logical pages on each piece of paper, where num can be any positive integer. By default, num is set to 1. -o list Print pages whose numbers are given in the comma-separated list. The list contains single numbers N and ranges N1 - N2. A miss- ing N1 means the lowest numbered page, a missing N2 means the highest. -p mode Print filenames in either portrait or landscape mode. Only the first character of mode is significant. The default mode is land- scape. -w num Set the line width used for graphics to num points, where a point is approximately 1/72 of an inch. By default, num is set to 0 points, which forces lines to be one pixel wide. -x num Translate the origin num inches along the positive x axis. The default coordinate system has the origin fixed at the center of the page, with positive x to the right and positive y up the page. Positive num moves everything right. The default offset is 0.0 inches. -y num Translate the origin num inches along the positive y axis. Positive num moves everything up the page. The default offset is 0.0.
OPERANDS
The following operand is supported: filename The graphics filename to be translated
EXIT STATUS
The following exit value is returned: 0 filename(s) were successfully processed.
FILES
/usr/lib/lp/postscript/forms.ps /usr/lib/lp/postscript/postplot.ps /usr/lib/lp/postscript/ps.requests
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWlps | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
download(1), dpost(1), plot(1B), postdaisy(1), postdmd(1), postio(1), postmd(1), postprint(1), postreverse(1), plot(4B), attributes(5)
NOTES
The default line width is too small for write-white print engines, such as the one used by the PS-2400. SunOS 5.11 17 Jun 1992 postplot(1)