[GRASSLIST:2764] Re: Error message: creating ps files in grass

Roger S. Miller rgrmill at rt66.com
Thu Dec 6 21:49:34 EST 2001

Gail Higginbottom wrote:

> I was trying to use ps.map yesterday and whilst it accepted the
> chosen postscript printer,  and error message endued, making me nelive I
> had left something out before using ps.map.
> The error message reads "ERROR (Then a symbol that looks like two tiny f's
> across a diagonal) : illegal request"
> What would this error mean?


ps.map looks for input either from a script file or from standard
input.  That input describes what will go into the postscript file and
how it will be rendered.  The error message means that the program
received an instruction that it can't interpret.

Roger Miller
Lee Wilson and Associates

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