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Phillip Helbig <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 12:32:15 GMT
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> >Speaking as a user, and knowing what is needed in my world
> >(author-prepared manuscripts for conference proceedings, journals,
> >making posters, overheads etc), what is needed which is not in the
> >`core' is psfrag, natbib, custom-bib.  Also, authors often need to
> Leave out psfrag, and all PS-only hacks, and TeX-only graphics methods.
> Best to use standard tools for creating EPS or TIFF files (for ` vector
> graphics' and images respectively).

Two separate issues here.  Even with PostScript files created with
`standard tools' (Mathematica, IDL---not to mention my own Fortran
programme, which produces the best (for my purposes) PostScript I've
seen), one often needs to `muck around' a bit to change axis labelling

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