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CTAN update: Bakoma 7.20

Date: May 16, 2005 4:33:45 PM CEST
On Wed, 11 May 2005, Basil Malyshev uploaded an update to the bakoma package. > Most important improvements are: > > + `Options/Install DVIPS font MAP file' command > lets to setup packages of Type1 fonts preconfigured for DVIPS program. > + `Lat1-7' keyboard mapper lets to convenient way to convert input > eight-bit character codes into TeX's seven-bit codes like to \"U. > + Numerous improvements in graphics engine: > Robust extraction of bounding box from EPSF figures. > Importing PDF files with embedded TrueType/CID fonts. > Added processcolors key in statusdict to force use colors. > Added ScaleMatrix and OrigFont keys in font dict. > Added Predictor = 2, for Flate and LZW Decode filters. > PDF Generation Changes: > Version of generated PDF is 1.3 (gradient patterns). > Added `Embed even Base Fonts' option into generation dialog. > Enabled CMYK output option in PDF generation from TeXWord. > > More details about changes and another bug fixing see at: > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/programs/changes7.html> > > > -------------------- About BaKoMa TeX 7.20 ------------------ > > BaKoMa TeX 7.20 supports two coexisting IDE: > 1) BaKoMa TeX Word - True WYSIWYG LaTeX Editor [New in V 7.0]. > 2) Text Editor + DVI Viewer - Clasical IDE. > > About BaKoMa TeX Word. > > BaKoMa TeX Word is True WYSIWYG LaTeX Editor. > > The word `True' is used to highlight two following facts: > > 1) It is True WYSIWYG Editor. > It means that display shows precisely the same what will be printed. > It looks such that you edit your document immediately in DVI Viewer. > 2) It is True LaTeX Editor. > It edits LaTeX source text without any import/export procedure. > It means that you can load and edit any LaTeX 2e document. > > BaKoMa TeX Word is built on top of BaKoMa TeX graphic engine and > consequently it inherits all features of BaKoMa TeX related > with import graphics, font support, and document export. > > It supports processors: > (1) Standard TeX and (2) e-TeX. > Other processors such as Omega may be added in future. > > It imports: > EPS, PDF, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, PCX, > MSP, BMP, WMF, EMF, FIG, HPGL, and DXY. > It supports fonts: > OpenType (OTF/TTF), TrueType, PostScript Type1 (including MM), > PostScript Type 3, and TeX PK/VF. > It exports: > DVI, PDF, SVG, PS, PNG (with HTML wrapper), and HTML (TeX4HT). > > It includes built-in PostScript interpreter accessible via DVIPS > compatible special interface that supports such macro packages as: > Prosper, PSTricks, PSFrag, graphics (psfig), draftcopy, etc. > > Most important application of BaKoMa TeX Word is > final step corrections of LaTeX papers before publishing. > > Editing Prosper's slides in WYSIWYG interface > is another impressive feature of `BaKoMa TeX Word'. > > More information about `BaKoMa TeX Word' is at: > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/programs/texword.html> > > Some snapshots are available at: > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/snapshots/> > > Root of BaKoMa TeX distributions is at: > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/> > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks for the update. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

bakoma – A distribution for MS-Windows VISTA/XP/2000

BaKoMa supports two compatible user interfaces: (1) BaKoMa Word - Visual (True WYSIWYG) Editor; (2) Text Editor + DVI Viewer - Clasical IDE. The system supports the use of scalable fonts (OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 and Type 3). It supports import of EPS, PDF, FIG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, HPGL, DXY, PCX, MSP, BMP, and WMF graphical formats. In advance, PostScript enabled graphics engine handles such packages as PSTricks, PSfrag, PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc. The system supports generation of PDF, SVG, PNG, HTML, PS, and printing on any printer supported by a driver under MS-Windows.

MaintainerBasil Malyshev (deceased)



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