Maps, atoms ---> PostScript or TIFF files?

Gerard Kleijwegt gerard at rigel.bmc.uu.se
Fri Nov 12 20:10:29 EST 1993


In article <162060 at netnews.upenn.edu>, lesburg at a.chem.upenn.edu (Charles Lesburg) writes:
|> Does anybody know how to produce files (preferably Postscript
|> or TIFF format) of the graphical displays of electron density
|> and atoms on an SGI Indigo using CHAIN, O or some other program?
|> 
|> We would ultimately like to edit the files and then output them
|> to a color printer or a film recorder.
|> 
|> It seems as though a screen dump (via 'snapshot') does not contain
|> the same level of detail as the actual screen.  I think it just
|> might be lack of antialiasing...
|> 
|> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
|> 
|> Chip Lesburg
|> lesburg at a.chem.upenn.edu
|> chip at xtal.chem.upenn.edu

O comes with a new program called OPLOT (written by Morten
Kjeldgaard at Aarhus) nowadays.
O generates an intermediate graphics file which is converted
into (colour) PostScript with OPLOT.  If you wish, ghostscript
can convert the postscript into gif format.

--Gerard

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