Unformatted text preview: printer, it would also send its commands to a plotter. The user tells the computer what position they want the graphic to be placed on the paper, and from there, the most efficient path of pen is calculated and performed using the programming language of that machine. There is also another type of plotter, called a cutting plotter. It works almost the same way that a pen plotter does. They replace the pen with a knife. Instead of drawing graphics, it cuts out the object to be seen. You can see the work of these plotters everyday while driving; on billboards, posters, and things of that sort....
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- Spring '11
- Plotter, output device, pen plotter, Shadia Williams