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PS_OPEN

PS_OPEN

Name


PS_OPEN

Purpose


This procedure opens a postscript file for plotting output.

Category


Input/output


Calling Sequence


PS_OPEN

Keywords


LANDSCAPE: Set this keyword to set the plotting orientation to
landscape. Default is portrait orientation.
PORTRAIT: Set this keyword to set the plotting orientation to
portrait. This is in fact the default.
COLOR: Set this keyword to allow colour in the output.
Default is no colour.
FILENAME: Set this keyword to the name of the output file.
Default is IDL.PS in the present directory.

Uses


LANDSCAPE.pro
PORTRAIT.pro

Procedure


This procedure sets the IDL device to a postscipt output with
the desired characteristics.

Example


Open the postscript file IDLOUT.PS with landscape orientation.
ps_open, /landscape, filename='idlout.ps'
Close the postscript file and return to portrait orientation.
ps_close, /portrait

Modification History


  Written by: Daithi A. Stone, 2000-06-13.



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