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RE: [vox-tech] graph paper



Cool, print range did the trick.  I had to do some math and a little tiral
and error to get the various sizes working, but this is what I ended up
with if anybody cares: http://gaia.ecs.csus.edu/~margolid/gp/

Thanks to all who offered a tip.  I now have cheap/easy graphpaper.

Dave

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Trevor M. Lango wrote:

>
>
> |-----Original Message-----
> |From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org [mailto:vox-tech-
> |admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Dave Margolis
> |Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 3:08 PM
> |To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> |Subject: Re: [vox-tech] graph paper
> |
> |
> |
> |On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> |
> |> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 12:58:47PM -0800, Dave Margolis wrote:
> |> Hrm.  I have a little script I downloaded for printing envelopes.
> |> All it does is dump PostScript.  So perhaps a PS expert around here might
> |> be willing to throw something similar together, for generating
> |> arbitarily-shaped graphs on arbitrary paper sizes ;)
> |
> |OK, _dump postscript_ was exactly the route I was thinking too.  Using the
> |spreadsheet method doesn't seem to be working since I've yet to produce
> |any printed output when attempting to print empty cells.  I've been
> |through all the OO settings 6 or 7 times, but I'm still probably printing
> |something obivous...  If anybody has any advice there, let me know.
>
>
> You need to define the print range if the spreadsheet is entirely empty.
>
>
> |Either way, a little shell script really is what I was going for.
> |
> |>
> |> [La]TeX might be the way to go, too.  Either way, I'd imagine something
> |like:
> |>
> |>   graphpaper --paper letter --gridsize 0.5inch | lpr
> |>
> |
> |Ha! Perhaps this is my next project...
> |
> |>
> |> I love Unix.
> |
> |me too!
> |
> |>
> |> -bill!
> |> bill@newbreedsoftware.com           "Hey Shatner, ya remember that
> |episode of
> |> http://newbreedsoftware.com/bill/   Space Trek where your show got
> |cancelled?"
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