joe at evolution.genetics.washington.edu (Joe Felsenstein) wrote:
>In article <48tn3g$if4 at st-james.comp.vuw.ac.nz>,
>Thomas <Thomas.Buckley at vuw.ac.nz> wrote:
>>I am running PHYLIP on a 486 IBM PC with a HP desk-jet printer. I have
>>been unable to get output from DRAWTREE and DRAWGRAM to print.
>>Apparently Files from DRAWTREE and DRAWGRAM will not print on a desk-
>>jet printer. However, I have heard that such files can by imported into
>>a PC draw program, edited, and printed from there. Could anyone who
>>knows of such a program, and how to do this, please contact me.
>>Deskjets can't handle the PCL we generate, apparently because of a
>context switch that we do at the beginning and end of the plot file. We
>Hope top correct that. Anyone who can recompile out programs could ask
>me for the fix, and that would be a good test of it.
>>The PCX file format which we have in these programs would be readable into
>many raster-oriented paint programs. PICT might work too on some vector
>oriented drawing programs. But I am not aware of a draw or paint program
>that reads PCL.
>Joe Felsenstein joe at genetics.washington.edu (IP No. 220.127.116.11)
> Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Box 357360, Seattle, WA 98195-7360 USA
I rename and save the outfile as a .txt file, import to MS Word and edit
the file as a document (I use Courier font). Printing is then a piece of
cake. This, of course, does not produce publication quality graphics,
but it at least allows you to print.