In the "CAD" environment on PCs, you should try:
A converter HPGL - DXF for both DOS and Windows
You could buy (but why) a similar program:
When running Unix, Markus is correct:
Finally, I do not agree with Victor's response
that most printers can understand or emulate HPGL.
Sorry Victor, but I think you a wrong.
> Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 19:51:25 +1000
> To: email@example.com
> From: Hamish Hawthorn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Off Topic: Printing HPGL files
> I have an old programme that prints out HPGL (plotter) files on an old
> inkjet - unfortunately the printer has just given up the ghost and my new
> printer does not work with the old software.
> Does anyone know of a utility that will allow me to convert old HPGL files
> to something that I can print out?
> Thanks in advance,
> Hamish Hawthorn
> > Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 12:26:26 +0200
> > From: Markus Hitter <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: Off Topic: Printing HPGL files
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > To: Hamish Hawthorn <email@example.com>
> > On UNIX, you may want to look for "hp2xx".
> > For the Macintosh, GraphicConverter does a good job, once the "pens" are calibrated.
> > Markus Hitter
> > > From: "vto" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > To: <email@example.com>
> > > Subject: RE: PRINT HPGL
> > > Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 14:44:38 +0200
> > >
> > > You can try with PRINTGLW.EXE but most printers can understand or emulate
> > > HPGL also old ones.
> > >
> > > Rgds,
> > > Víctor
> > >
> > >
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