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Re: Top 10 IDL Requests

"Kenneth P. Bowman" wrote:
> In article <3972CF0F.142752CD@mpipsykl.mpg.de>, Benno Puetz
> <puetz@mpipsykl.mpg.de> wrote:
> > Color support in PS output (for PLOT and the like).
> I wholeheartedly second that one.
> Liam suggests using the "Printer" device, but that is YATTFO (Yet
> Another Thing To Figure Out).  "Real" 24-bit color in the PS device is
> simply the right thing to do.  :-)

If decomposed color can be supported on color PostScript printers via
the PRINTER device, then one suspects it should be possible to support
decomposed color directly with the PS device.

> Since Adobe is moving to PDF as the Illustrator filetype, how about
> direct to PDF?

I'd settle for encapsulated PostScript output with a decent preview
image that could be imported into Word.