Posts tagged ‘ghostscript’

Gnuplot details

Yesterday’s post about accelerometers included two plots, both of which were made with Gnuplot. I thought I’d do a short explanation of the techniques I used and why I usually make my plots a different way. Except for the functions themselves and the ranges, the plots were made with the same set of commands, so…


Maintaining the BoundingBox in ps2pdf

I have a bunch of Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) graphics that I’ve accumulated over the years—logos, letterheads, and other little image/text combinations that I use for company documents. Most of these were written directly in PostScript and have a BoundingBox set in the document header, like this: %!PS-Adobe-3.0 EPSF-3.0 %%Title: Letterhead %%BoundingBox: 0 0 534 72…


More automated plots

Three years ago I wrote a post describing how I used Gnuplot to generate monthly Iraq (and now Afghanistan) casualty charts. With a newer version on Gnuplot and my recent eps2png script, the system is now more streamlined, and I thought it was worth a brief description. I’m not doing this because I think you’re…


Converting Gnuplot graphs with Ghostscript

I have to generate graphs quite often, and in the last week or so I spent some time thinking about how I could make the process go more smoothly. After going down a few blind alleys, I came up with two scripts that do what I want. Before we look at the scripts, you should…