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How to set up a home page in physics computer.
 
How to create a pdf file in a pc windows environment.
 
How to make a pdf file from a postscript file in unix environment.
mail
 
How to forward your mail to another mail account.
 
How to generate an automatic reply that you are on vacation.
 
 
netscape
 
How to setup/change a proxy in netscape.
 
How to clear disk space(cache) in netscape.
 
How to display hebrew in netscape.
 
 
printing
 
How to print a pdf file to postscript printers.
 
How to print 4 pages on one two sided page.
 
 

 

 

 


How to set up a home page in physics computer.
1. Apply to Riva for an account in the Physics computer.(if you don't have one already)
2. In your account do the following:
mkdir public_html
chmod +x ./
chmod +rx public_html

3. In public_html, create an html file with the name index.html, which will be your homepage.

4. When you have done all of the above, your url will be:
http://physics.technion.ac.il/~username

 

How to create a pdf file in a pc windows environment.
In order to create a pdf file in a pc windows environment, you need to have
"Adobe Acrobat" application installed(not "Adobe Acrobat Reader" application).


You can make a pdf file from a Word file, by using the following commands in the Word application:

File, Print... , Choose the printer: Acrobat Distiler
and press OK .

Your pdf file will be saved in the following directory:

C:\Program Files \Adobe\ Acrobat 4.05 ME\PDF Output\*.pdf

** Don't mark Print to file

 

 

How to make a pdf file from a postscript file in unix environment.

1. Transfer the postscript file to your unix account

2. Type:

ps2pdf file_name.ps file_name.pdf


 

MAIL

How to forward your mail to another mail account.
1. Enter your account in physics or any other unix machine.
2. pico .forward (open the file .forward with any editor)
3. Put your new address in the file .forward
4. save and exit

 

 

How to generate an automatic reply that you are on vacation.

In order to make your account in unix send an automatic reply, you should do 2 things IN the unix account :

1. Open a file called .vacation.msg and write the message that you
want to be sent to everyone that sends you a message.

for example: I am on vacation, I will be back on ...

2. Open a file called .forward and write in it :

\your_username, "|vacation your_username"

for example for username 'avron' you will write:

\avron, "|vacation avron"


In the command prompt type:

vacation -I

Good vacation !

 

 

 

 


How to setup/change a proxy in netscape.

1. Go into Netscape.
2. Click on Edit, Preference, double click on advanced, wich will open
a submenu. Choose Proxies
3. You will get a window like this :

4. Choose the Manual option and Click on View and setup the proxy like this :

How to clear disk space(cache) in netscape.

1. Go into Netscape.
Click on Edit, Preference, double click on advanced, which will open a submenu.
Choose - Cache
2. Click on : Clear Disk Cache

How to display Hebrew in netscape.

1. Go into Netscape
2. Click on View and choose : User Defined
3. Click on Edit, Preferences, Fonts

Choose the following

For the Encoding : User Defined
Variable Width Font: Web (Bitstream, iso8859-9)
Fixed Width Font: Webmono (Bitstream, iso8859-9)

 

 

 


Printing

 

 

 

How to print a pdf file to postscript printers.

1. When the pdf file is in your unix machine account, use :
acroread file_name .

This must be done in an Xwindow (Xterminal or pc with Go-Global)

2. To print it - in the acroread application click:
File, Print, which will open a submenu:

Printer Command:  



Next to Printer Command, you write: lpr -P lph3

( or to any some other printer, replacing "lph3d" with the printer name)

 


How to print 4 pages on two sided page.

You can send a postscript file to the printer using the command:

mpage -2 -P lph3d filename.ps

or to any some other printer, replacing "lph3d" with the printer name.

 

 

How to print an eps file.


1. Open a new file, for example print-eps.tex

2. Write in this file the following commands:

\documentstyle[12pt,epsf]{article}
\begin{document}
\begin{figure}
\centerline{\epsfysize 15cm \epsfbox{Fig3.eps}}
\end{figure}
\end{document}

(when Fig3.eps is the name of the eps file that you want to print)

3. Do: latex print-eps
dvips print-eps
lpr -Plph2 print-eps.ps