CTAN update: BaKoMa TeX 7.90 - VISTA, TeXWord improvements, Font Setup.
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Tue Mar 20 14:43:05 CET 2007
On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Basil Malyshev submitted an update to the
Location on CTAN: systems/win32/bakoma
> Most important improvements:
> * More improvements for running under VISTA,
> that includes more correct support of standard windows directories.
> * TeX Word Improvements:
> + 'Window/Docking Source.../Free' - new menu option.
> It makes Source and console windows freely posionable.
> + 'Options/Source Text Colors ...' - new dialog.
> It enables to customize colors of console and TeX source window.
> + 'Math Spaces' - new button in math toolbar which opens a menu.
> It includes such commands as \thinspace, \medspace, \thickspace, etc.
> * Font Setup Improvement:
> + Make both procedures of font setup more consistent.
> The same fonts may be setup in both ways without conflicts.
> It includes using the same font mapping parameters,
> storing them into the same location.
> + Fixing too long family names (> 32 chars).
> More details about changes and another bug fixing see at:
> -------------------- About BaKoMa TeX 7.90 ------------------
> BaKoMa TeX 7.90 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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