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Re: Basic insight into Insight basics?

"Richard A. Bennett" <rbennett@cfa.harvard.edu> wrote in message news:<3B018D9D.AD173184@cfa.harvard.edu>...
> I am new to IDL. I am using version 5.1.  I was psyched to discover the
> INSIGHT feature.  It allows me to make nifty plots in no time.  However,
> I cannot seem to figure out how to get my nifty Insight plots into
> presentable (high-resolution, color) postscript files.   I've tinkered
> with the print menu button and options thereunder, and tried converting
> gif/jpeg output to postscript, with no real success.  Many thanks in
> advance for any advice on how to go about this.
> Cheers,
> Rick
> rbennett@cfa.harvard.edu

Beware that insight has been discontinued as of IDL5.4.  The only way
I managed to print to PS was to install a post-script printer driver
on my windowsNT machine, and print to a file.  As I work on slow
machines (<200MHz) (hard to believe but I rarely feel dragged by
them), printing from object graphics was too slow for my taste.