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Articles tagged with "PostScript"

  1. Drawing with PostScript

    PostScript (in the form of ghostscript) was for me the first way to generate vector graphics outside of a CAD program. I have several hundreds of figures written in PostScript for inclusion in e.g. LaTeX document.

    Later I’ve started using other programs like metapost and asymptote. But in a sense, I’ve always been dissatisfied with them.

    When the book Mathematical Illustrations was mentioned on hacker news, this re-kindled my interest in PostScript. And I learned some valuable lessons from it.

  2. Converting PostScript and PDF images to SVG format

    As a long-time UNIX user I’m used to programs generating PostScript output, and I’m fluent enough in that language to produce graphics in it myself. Unfortunately PostScript is hard to display e.g. on the Web. Luckily another vector format, svg has arisen that is supported by modern …


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