plas - (PLot ASsembler) deformat vector plot commands
plas < asciifile > binaryfile
Reads stdin; writes stdout. Complement to 'pldb'. Converts vplot-language files in ascii (human-readable) form into the hybrid ascii/binary form that the 'pen' filters understand.
A backslash at the end of a line of text allows multi-line text strings.
Note that these options apply to ALL geometric attributes, including line width and character height scale factors.
The default may be set within the file by having as the first line
#plas: X where X is one of V, C, or I for Vplot, Cm, or Inches
the vplot manpage,the pen manpage,the pldb manpage