Phillip Helbig writes:
> requirements. If the plot is involved, i.e. takes half an hour to make
> it (choose contour levels, label certain features, perhaps highlight a
> certain region, overlay it with another plot etc) I don't want to have
> to repeat that just to change the font!
> What does `high-level system' mean here?
by which i mean, why doesnt the Fortran program have a -font switch?
why all the hand work?
> > psfrag is great, _if_ you live in a world of one formatter, and one page
> > description language. Big "if", if you ask me (which you didnt, before
> > anyone says so)
> In my world (astronomy), at least for now, LaTeX and PostScript are sort
> of standard and life is not that difficult.
which is fine, wonderful, great - but sadly astronomy is a minuscule
niche market, and you cannot really expect to world to suit itself to
> Maybe I can change the Fortran code to make XML/MathML/SVG an output
> format option.
> (Now it does PostScript, Sixel graphics, Tektronix
> graphics etc).
gasp. Tektronix graphics. you take me back 15 years.... :-}