Thanks everyone for the helpful comments! I'll go with exporting to Origin.
A final question. I am now a Mac user, is there a good alternative to Origin?

Best,

- Eva

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> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:13:17 -0400
> From: Eva Vanamee <eva.vana...@mssm.edu>
> To: ifeffit@millenia.cars.aps.anl.gov
> Subject: [Ifeffit] generating high res figures
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> Hi,
> 
> I'm in the happy stages of making figures. 
> I'd like to know how to change figure legends, make high resolution figures 
> from a fit, etc.
> 
> For instance:
> I saved the session file. Can I go back to a particular fit to make a figure 
> or do I need to rerun it?
> Can I change the figure legends? I used sample 1 and I want to give it a 
> different name
> Can I use special characters (e.g. Greek letters)?
> Can I adjust the resolution for different formats (talk vs. publication)?
> 
> I am running Demeter 0.9.9.9 under XP. 
> 
> Thanks in advance for the help!
> 
> - Eva
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:25:01 -0400
> From: Scott Calvin <scal...@sarahlawrence.edu>
> To: XAFS Analysis using Ifeffit <ifeffit@millenia.cars.aps.anl.gov>
> Subject: Re: [Ifeffit] generating high res figures
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> Hi Eva,
> 
> Demeter is not intended to be used to produce publication-quality figures. 
> It's best to export the data, fits, etc., and then use a proper graphing 
> program to generate figures. Even a spreadsheet will do in a pinch, although 
> most of us use dedicated scientific graphing software.
> 
> --Scott Calvin
> Sarah Lawrence College
> 
> On Mar 26, 2013, at 1:13 PM, Eva Vanamee <eva.vana...@mssm.edu> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm in the happy stages of making figures. 
>> I'd like to know how to change figure legends, make high resolution figures 
>> from a fit, etc.
>> 
>> For instance:
>> I saved the session file. Can I go back to a particular fit to make a figure 
>> or do I need to rerun it?
>> Can I change the figure legends? I used sample 1 and I want to give it a 
>> different name
>> Can I use special characters (e.g. Greek letters)?
>> Can I adjust the resolution for different formats (talk vs. publication)?
>> 
>> I am running Demeter 0.9.9.9 under XP. 
>> 
>> Thanks in advance for the help!
>> 
>> - Eva
>> 
>> 
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:51:36 -0400
> From: Jason Gaudet <jason.r.gau...@gmail.com>
> To: XAFS Analysis using Ifeffit <ifeffit@millenia.cars.aps.anl.gov>
> Subject: Re: [Ifeffit] generating high res figures
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> And to do this, use the Artemis Plot dialog box to generate the chart you
> want (e.g. the data and fit in magnitude R-space), click the "Save Next
> Plot to File" button at the very bottom of the dialog box, and click the
> correct plot button at the top (e.g. R). This lets you save the plot as an
> ASCII file.
> 
> -Jason
> 
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Scott Calvin 
> <scal...@sarahlawrence.edu>wrote:
> 
>> Hi Eva,
>> 
>> Demeter is not intended to be used to produce publication-quality figures.
>> It's best to export the data, fits, etc., and then use a proper graphing
>> program to generate figures. Even a spreadsheet will do in a pinch,
>> although most of us use dedicated scientific graphing software.
>> 
>> --Scott Calvin
>> Sarah Lawrence College
>> 
>> On Mar 26, 2013, at 1:13 PM, Eva Vanamee <eva.vana...@mssm.edu> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I'm in the happy stages of making figures.
>>> I'd like to know how to change figure legends, make high resolution
>> figures from a fit, etc.
>>> 
>>> For instance:
>>> I saved the session file. Can I go back to a particular fit to make a
>> figure or do I need to rerun it?
>>> Can I change the figure legends? I used sample 1 and I want to give it a
>> different name
>>> Can I use special characters (e.g. Greek letters)?
>>> Can I adjust the resolution for different formats (talk vs. publication)?
>>> 
>>> I am running Demeter 0.9.9.9 under XP.
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance for the help!
>>> 
>>> - Eva
>>> 
>>> 
>>> _______________________________________________
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> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:25:34 -0400
> From: Christopher Patridge <patri...@buffalo.edu>
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> Eva,
> 
> I don't how flexible would consider exporting the fits you have 
> completed and using a plotting software (Excel, Origin, Qplot, 
> sigmaplot, Igor) to generate the number of adjustments you require.
> 
> Chris
> 
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> Naval Research Laboratory
> Washington, DC 20375
> Cell: 315-529-0501
> 
> On 3/26/2013 1:13 PM, Eva Vanamee wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm in the happy stages of making figures.
>> I'd like to know how to change figure legends, make high resolution figures 
>> from a fit, etc.
>> 
>> For instance:
>> I saved the session file. Can I go back to a particular fit to make a figure 
>> or do I need to rerun it?
>> Can I change the figure legends? I used sample 1 and I want to give it a 
>> different name
>> Can I use special characters (e.g. Greek letters)?
>> Can I adjust the resolution for different formats (talk vs. publication)?
>> 
>> I am running Demeter 0.9.9.9 under XP.
>> 
>> Thanks in advance for the help!
>> 
>> - Eva
>> 
>> 
>> _______________________________________________
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:45:19 +0000
> From: "Ravel, Bruce" <bra...@bnl.gov>
> To: XAFS Analysis using Ifeffit <ifeffit@millenia.cars.aps.anl.gov>
> Subject: Re: [Ifeffit] generating high res figures
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> 
> As others said, it is not my intention that A&A be used for publication 
> quality plots, although part of the motivation to make Demeter, as compared 
> to the earlier version, was not make prettier plots.  I, in fact, use screen 
> captures of the plot window regularly in presentations and posters.  But I 
> also do as the others advised -- I export the data to ascii column files and 
> make dedicated plots for my publications.
> 
> Even aside from the fact that I chose not to make Demeter into a fully 
> featured scientific plotting tool, it is wise to spend some time thinking 
> hard about your plots for publication.  Figures are part of the story you are 
> telling in your paper.  It is good for you and good for your reader if you 
> spend the time to make beautiful, expressive plots using a highly capable 
> plotting tool.
> 
>> Can I change the figure legends? I used sample 1 and I want to give it a 
>> different name
> 
> Yes.  That's easy.  Group menu -> Rename current group.  Or Shift-ctrl-l.  Or 
> double click on the data group in the group list.
> 
>> Can I use special characters (e.g. Greek letters)?
> 
> Not conveniently.  Strictly speaking, if you observe the weird formatting 
> rules of the underlying plotting tool, you can do so.  For example, if you 
> you change "Sample 1" to "Sample {/Symbol a}" it will be printed in the 
> legend of the plot as "Sample ?".  But then you will have a weirdly named 
> data group in the group list.  (The rest of the Greek characters are made in 
> the same way.  "Sample {/Symbol S}" = "Sample ?" and so on.)
> 
> I have never actually thought about how to make it possible to give a group a 
> sensible name and have special characters plotted in the legend.  It doesn't 
> seem like a high priority, but I could be persuaded.
> 
>> Can I adjust the resolution for different formats (talk vs. publication)?
> 
> Your best bet by FAR is to export the data as ascii column files and use your 
> favorite plotting tool to export into a vector format, such as PDF or SVG.  
> The beauty of vector formats is that they can rescale without loss of quality.
> 
>> I am running Demeter 0.9.9.9 under XP.
> 
> You might consider upgrading.  There have been a lot of bug fixes and new 
> features since then.   One such feature is the ability to export the most 
> recent plot as a PNG or PDF file.
> 
> B
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