[Ipe-discuss] Viewing postscript results from ipe drawing
dtopham at ohlone.edu
Tue Jul 28 19:53:12 CEST 2015
This is mostly for educational purposes. I want to better understand the
postscript language by observing what ipe produces for simple drawings.
On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Zhengdao Wang <zhengdao at iastate.edu>
> I am not sure exactly what you want. But if you take a
> look at the .ipe or .xml file that is saved by Ipe, you
> will see some primitive drawing commands.
> -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Topham <dtopham at gmail.com>
> > Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:56:39 -0700
> > To: ipe-discuss at lists.science.uu.nl
> > Subject: [Ipe-discuss] Viewing postscript results from ipe drawing
> > Hmmmm...no replies...perhaps not an interesting topic?
> > I did some more research and experiments and have one possible
> > solution in case anyone else is interested some day...
> > Generate eps file using ipe
> > use pstoedit to convert eps to mp
> > use mpost to generate ps
> > This solves my original problem of how to view
> > results of ipe drawing as simple postscript with
> > no added binary information and no shortcut
> > definitions!
> > -Dave
> > On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 9:33 AM, David Topham <dtopham at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello, I am a newbie to IPE and like what I see so far! I thought my
> > > first few questions could be found by searching these archives, but
> > > see how to do that? Is there a way besides browsing random "threads"?
> > > I did try google searches and have read the manual...
> > >
> > > Question:
> > > I saved my first drawing as EPS and then opened that in a editor. I see
> > > lots of "def"s in there which make it pretty hard to see the raw
> > > produced. Is there any way to convert the eps that ipe produces into
> > > something more like you might write manually using postscript directly?
> > >
> > > i.e. No unreadable binary and no defs for typical ops.
> > > e.g. Here is a postscript file to draw a line:
> > >
> > > newpath
> > > 144 72 moveto
> > > 144 432 lineto
> > > stroke
> > > showpage
> > >
> > > but this is not what I see if I let IPE produce a line drawing...
> > >
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