CTAN update: BaKoMa TeX 8.0 - Unicode (UTF8) support, TeXWord: Handling TeX Errors, User Macros, etc.
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Sun Jun 17 13:21:08 CEST 2007
On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 at 16:08 +0400, Basil Malyshev submitted version
8.0 of the
Location on CTAN: systems/win32/bakoma
> Most important improvements:
> * BaKoMa TeX 8.0 supports Unicode (UTF8) input encoding.
> To edit UTF8 encoded documents you can choose 'UTF8'
> option among other encodings of the parameter 'Document Input Encoding'.
> BaKoMa TeX supports UTF8 via complete Unicode
> (there is no restrictions related with current code page).
> Also, many features in BaKoMa TeX 8.0 internally works via Unicode.
> It includes spell checker, search, keyboard input, displaying, etc.
> * TeX Word Improvements:
> + Handling TeX Errors - new feature.
> Buttons with red arrowsa are appeared at right bottom corner
> of main window when error messages exist in console window.
> These buttons allow browsing throght error messages and sources
> with accuracy of a single character.
> + User - new program menu with user defined macros.
> User/Manage User Macros - dialog for adding macros to User menu.
> + Search in Text Source Window
> It is available as option of context menu (when no selection)
> or via shortcut keys: F3, Alt+F3, Shift+F3.
> Search in Preview window is redesigned for more consistency.
> + Input focus in source window is now stable
> Focus is returned to source window after all operations
> (invoking menu, opening dialogs, clicking toolbar and panel buttons,
> and even after switching to another application.
> This feature enables using all TeXWord input tools
> at editing in source window.
> + Speller Dialog is redesigned and have two
> additional commands to install more dictionaries:
> 'Install from Internet', 'Install from Local Disk'.
> + Openning *.TEX files prompts to use TeXWord or Centaur.
> + Mouse wheel scrolls window under mouse cursor.
> + Menu and dialog accelerators work with any keyboard.
> More details about changes and another bug fixing see at:
> -------------------- About BaKoMa TeX 8.0 ------------------
> BaKoMa TeX 8.0 supports two coexisting IDE:
> 1) BaKoMa TeX Word - True WYSIWYG LaTeX Editor.
> 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:
> 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'.
> TeXWord dramatically simplifies editing complex formulas and tables.
> TeXWord is transparent for cooperation.
> TeXWord don't use additional macro packages.
> It uses only standard LaTeX packages, so that documents made up
> in 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.
> Beginner users of LaTeX may consider TeXWord as
> good start point for learning LaTeX together with writing papers.
> More information about `BaKoMa TeX Word' is at:
> Some snapshots are available at:
> Root of BaKoMa TeX distributions is at:
Thanks for the upload.
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