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Re: thick = 2 and postscript output

Christopher W. O'Dell (odell@cmb.physics.wisc.edu) writes:
> I'm trying to make some postscript files of simple graphs; I
> have gotten color and fonts to work, but
> the command
> plot, x, y, thick = 2
> fails to make a thick line in the postscript output file.
> Anyone know why, and how to remedy this?

Oh, I think it is working. It is just that a line in a 
PostScript file is *very* thin. A two pixel line is *still*
very thin, depending upon the resolution of your PostScript
device. I find I have to bump thicknesses up by a factor
of about 5 or so to see noticeable differences on my printer.


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