Last updated: 18-Oct-95
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Here is a fairly simple way to use S+ graphics on quads. It
depends on using a terminal emulation program such as NCSA Telnet to access
quads from a Macintosh computer. Any terminal program that
emulates a Tektronix graphics terminal (as NCSA Telnet does) will do just
as well. The example is written for use from a Macintosh computer
If you do not already have a copy of a suitable terminal emulation
program, obtain one from Networking Services via ftp to
roomservice.uchicago.edu. Most of the Macs in the public
clusters already have NCSA Telnet loaded.
Launch NCSA Telnet
Under the FILE menu, select OPEN CONNECTION...
In the dialog box that comes up, type quads.uchicago.edu, then
click on the CONNECT button.
Login as usual to quads.
When you have the standard UNIX prompt, enter Splus as usual.
Type tek4014(). This initializes the Tektronix driver in S.
Test whether this works by typing plot(1:10,10:1)
If this works successfully, you should get the a screen that looks
something like this in a separate window:
This image can then be cut or pasted into other Macintosh documents,
printed, etc. Each time that you give a plot command, Splus will
draw the graph in a new window.