The original question: "There were a lot of messages on the server on how to make slides on the SGI lately. Does anybody know if there is an easy way to toggle off/on the textwindow & menu window on the ESV? And -- are there possibly tools for getting the image off the screen (like snapshot) available for the ESV?"
Andy Sheppard replied: "It is fairly easy to get images off the ESV screen for printing or further manipulation. Either
He later added: "In response to several requests about using Imagery for ESV 'xwd' file to Mac file translation, here are some ftp locations for the latest version of this excellent free program:
For a similar program, but which does not handle the ESV 'xwd' files, try Graphic-Converter:
The ImageMagick programs are available from many ftp sites, including:
On a related note, I would recommend the HP DeskWriter 560c as a good cheap printer for getting hardcopy of your Mac slides on paper or transparency. One day I might try and connect the ESV to the DeskWriter..."