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SET_PLOT, 'ps'sets the plotting device to Postscript
SET_PLOT, 'win'sets the plotting device to the Windows display Once the device has been set, the DEVICE routine provides additional control. Each device will have different keywords associated with it, for example
SET_PLOT, 'ps' DEVICE, FILENAME='myfile.ps' /LANDSCAPE
Multiple plots can be sent to any device using the keyword !P.MULTI which specifies the number of rows and columns of plots. With the postscript device, encapsulated postscript and colour files can be generated.
Image files in other formats can be created using the WRITE procedures supplied, and detailed above.
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