Appendix D. Supported Devices
The following list shows the devices for which PGPLOT device handlers
are available, together with the names by which they are known to
PGPLOT. The names of the device types can be abbreviated so long as
there is no ambiguity; in most cases, this means the first two letters
are sufficient. Each installation of PGPLOT is configured with the
devices appropriate for that installation, so not every device is
available in every installation of PGPLOT. Not all devices are
available under all operating systems.
D.2 Available Devices
Common Graphics File Formats
The following device types are only available when PGPLOT is
installed on a computer of the appropriate type with the required
graphics hardware and software.
If you have a printer that supports PostScript, use the PostScript format in preference to any of the
The null device can be used to suppress graphical output from a
The following ``device'' drivers can be used to create PGPLOT
graphics within an application that uses either the X-window Motif
graphical user interface or a Tcl/Tk user interface. They cannot be
used in other applications.
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Tim Pearson, California Institute of Technology,
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