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CTAN update: BaKoMa 7.80 - Word improvements.

Date: December 7, 2006 12:00:45 PM CET
On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Basil Malyshev submitted an update to the bakoma package. Location on CTAN: systems/win32/bakoma License: shareware > Most noticeable improvements (in short): > > * Added keyboard shortcuts for symbol panels. > It enables to insert math via keyboard. > Alt+G - lowercase greek, Shift+Alt+G uppercase greek. > Alt+Q - Big Operators. > Alt+N - Binary Operators. > Alt+R - Binary Relations. > Alt+M - Mics Math Symbols. > > * Also added one shortcut for text mode. > Alt+T - Text Symbols > \dots (d) \vdots (v) \S (q) \P (p) \copyright (c) > \textregistered (r) \texttrademark (t) > \textdagger (g) \textbullet (b) \textsterling (s) > \euro (e) > > * We have done pretest of BaKoMa TeX under VISTA beta. > Version 7.80 includes some performance improvements. > > * BaKoMa TeX Support Site (http://www.bakomatex.com) > is opened to provide News (RSS Feed) and > technical support via `Support Tickets'. > > More details about changes and another bug fixing see at: > > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/programs/changes7.html > > > > Bye. > Basil K. Malyshev > 4-Dec-2006 > > PS: Please send announce to appropriate mailing lists. > > -------------------- About BaKoMa TeX 7.80 ------------------ > > BaKoMa TeX 7.80 supports two coexisting IDE: > 1) BaKoMa TeX Word - Visual (True WYSIWYG) LaTeX Editor. > 2) Text Editor + DVI Viewer - Classical 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 as if you edit > your document immediately in DVI Viewer window. > 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: > PSTricks, PSFrag, graphics (psfig), draftcopy, > PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc. > > Most important application of BaKoMa TeX Word is > final step corrections of LaTeX papers before publishing. > > Editing slides in WYSIWYG interface > (with such packages as PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc.) > is another impressive feature of `BaKoMa TeX Word'. > > Beginner users of LaTeX may consider TeXWord as > good start point for learning LaTeX together with writing papers. > > TeXWord is transparent for cooperation. > TeXWord don't use additional macro packages. > So that documents made with TeXWord may be compiled > in any LaTeX setup without any adaptation. > In other side, TeXWord can handle arbitrary LaTeX documents. > So, that your coleagues may even don't know that you use > powerful WYSIWYG tool to edit your part of common work. > > 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 distribution is at: > <http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma/> > > ------------------------------------------------------------------ This package is located at http://dante.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/bakoma . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=bakoma (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
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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