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Since there seems to be some general interest in this, here is a slightly modified version of mail I sent to Larry Riddle: Larry, First, thanks for letting us have a look at these. You can use command line options to modify the way xv loads images. For example I loaded the surface difax chart using the command: xv -rv -rot -90 sfc.pcx - -rv tells xv to reverse color table, and -rot -90 tells it to rotate the image -90 degrees.Another useful command is: display -inv -rot 90 sfc.pcx
display is part of the "ImageMagick" public domain software package. display allows you do easily display the image in full resolution and pan around in it. To convert to postscript I used: convert -inv -page 792x1224 sfc.pcx ps:test.ps Again, convert is part of the ImageMagick package available via ftp from export.lcs.mit.edu (in the contrib directory I believe). Now I guess I need to find out about a 30 day trial ... David David Knight Tel: (518)-442-4204 Department of Atmospheric Science Fax: (518)-442-4494 SUNYA ES-228 Bitnet: dk962@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Albany, NY 12222 Internet: knight@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx