Creating Documents with Scientific WorkPlace® & Scientific Word® Version Version 5

Cover of Creating Documents with
Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word Susan Bagby
©2005
448 pages
ISBN: 0-97141652-5-5

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Table of Contents

What's New in Version 5  xvii

1. Understanding the Workplace  1

  Using the Menus  2

  Using the Dialog Boxes  3

  Using the Toolbars  6

  Moving Around  14

  Making Selections  17

2. Creating Documents  19

  Opening Documents  19

    Understanding Document Shells  19

    Working in the Start-up Document  20

    Opening New Documents  21

    Opening Existing Documents  22

    Opening Documents with a Different Format  23

    Opening Several Documents at Once  28

    Opening Internet Locations  29

  Importing Information  30

    Importing One Document into Another  30

    Importing Data from Graphing Calculators  31

  Saving Documents  31

    Saving New, Untitled Documents  32

    Saving Existing Documents  33

    Saving Documents as Portable LaTeX Files  33

    Saving Documents as Quick-Load Files  36

    Saving Documents as Wrapped Files  37

    Saving All Open Documents  37

    Saving a Copy of an Open Document  37

    Setting the Save Options  38

  Exporting Documents  39

    Exporting Documents as HTML Files  39

    Exporting Documents as RTF Files  40

    Exporting Documents as Shells  42

    Exporting Documents as Wrapped Files  43

  Preserving Documents  43

    Using the Read-Only Option  43

    Backing Up at Regular Intervals  44

    Creating Automatic Backups  45

    Restoring Documents  46

  Closing Documents  46

  Leaving the Program  47

3. Creating Text  49

   Understanding Text and Mathematics  49

    Understanding the Differences  49

    Toggling Between Text and Mathematics  50

  Entering and Editing Text  50

    Typing Special Characters  51

    Typing ANSI Characters  52

    Typing Accented Characters  52

    Typing Punctuation  53

    Typing Numbers Using the Numeric Keypad  54

  Entering Text with Fragments  55

    Importing Fragments  55

    Creating Fragments  56

    Deleting Fragments  56

  Using Tags with Text  57

    Applying Tags  58

    Adding Emphasis with Text Tags  59

    Adding Structure with Section and Body Tags  60

    Creating Lists with Item Tags  62

4. Creating Mathematics  67

  Understanding Mathematics and Text  67

    Understanding the Differences  67

    Toggling Between Mathematics and Text  68

    Understanding In-Line and Displayed Mathematics  69

  Entering and Editing Symbols and Characters  69

    Entering Symbols and Characters  69

    Editing Symbol and Character Properties  71

  Entering and Editing Mathematical Objects  73

    Entering Objects with Templates  73

    Editing Mathematical Objects  75

    Entering Fractions and Binomials  76

    Entering Radicals  78

    Entering Subscripts and Superscripts  79

    Entering Operators and Limits  80

    Entering Brackets  82

    Entering Matrices and Vectors  83

    Entering Case Expressions  87

    Entering and Creating Math Names  87

    Entering Labeled Expressions  90

    Entering Decorations  91

    Entering Horizontal Spaces in Mathematics  92

    Entering Units of Measure  93

  Entering Mathematics with Fragments  94

  Entering Mathematics with Automatic Substitution  96

  Creating and Editing Mathematical Displays  98

    Adding Automatic Equation Numbers  100

    Adding Custom Equation Numbers and Labels  101

    Using Letters in Line Numbers of a Multiline Display  101

    Aligning a Multiline Display  102

    Adding Keys to Displayed Mathematics  103

  Using Tags with Mathematics  104

    Adding Emphasis with Text Tags  105

    Adding Structure with the Body Math Tag  106

    Adding Theorem Statements with Item Tags  106

5. Using Graphics and Tables  109

  Working with Graphics  109

    Importing Graphics  109

    Pasting Graphics  110

    Working with Frames  111

    Editing the Frame Properties  112

    Resizing, Cropping, and Moving Graphic Images  118

    Exporting Graphics  124

    Creating More Portable Graphics  126

  Creating Tables  127

    Creating In-Line Tables  127

    Creating Tables That Can Float  129

    Moving Around in Tables  131

    Editing Table Dimensions  131

    Editing Table Properties  133

    Working with Imported Tables  136

6. Using Editing Techniques and Tools  139

  Editing Operations and Techniques  139

    Deleting and Reinserting Information  139

    Using Cut, Copy, and Paste Operations  140

    Using Paste Special  142

    Using Drag-and-Drop Techniques  143

    Using the Context Menu  145

  Using Find and Replace  146

    Specifying Search and Replacement Patterns  147

    Specifying the Search Area  149

    Finding and Replacing  149

  Using Spell Check  151

    Using the Spell Check Options  151

    Starting Spell Check  152

    Specifying a Spell Check Language  154

    Installing a Language Dictionary  154

    Modifying the User Dictionary  155

    Counting the Words in a Selection or Document  156

7. Previewing and Printing  157

  Understanding Document Production  157

    Differences in Document Production Methods  157

    Differences in the Final Product  159

  Producing Documents without Typesetting  161

    Previewing Documents without Typesetting  161

    Printing Documents without Typesetting  162

    Setting Print Options  163

  Producing Documents with Typesetting  164

    Typeset Compiling Documents  166

    Typeset Previewing Documents  168

    Printing Documents  169

  Working with LaTeX and pdfLaTeX  172

    Using the LaTeX and pdfLaTeX Windows  172

    Correcting Compilation Errors  173

    Using TeX Directly  174

    Using External Processing  175

  Changing the TeX Formatter Settings  175

  Changing the Preview and Print Driver Settings  177

  Typesetting International Documents  180

8. Formatting Documents  183

  Understanding the Appearance of Documents  183

  Understanding Formatting Tasks  185

  Making Final Formatting Adjustments  192

    Adjusting Horizontal Space  193

    Adjusting Vertical Space  195

    Adjusting Breaks in Mathematical Expressions  196

    Adjusting Line and Page Breaks  197

    Adding Lines  198

  Formatting Documents for Production without Typesetting  199

    Understanding the Style (.cst) File  199

    Understanding Tag Properties  200

    Modifying the Current Style (.cst) File  202

    Changing to a Different Style  218

    Modifying the Page Setup  219

    Modifying the Print Options  222

  Formatting Documents for Production with Typesetting  222

    Understanding the Typesetting Specifications  223

    Modifying the Class Options  224

    Using LaTeX Packages  226

    Modifying the Preamble  232

    Using the Style Editor  233

9. Structuring Documents for Typesetting  235

  Understanding Predefined Fields  236

  Creating and Editing the Front Matter  238

    Creating a Title Area or Title Page  239

    Creating a Table of Contents  241

    Creating a List of Figures  242

    Creating a List of Tables  243

    Creating an Abstract  244

  Structuring the Body of the Document  244

    Creating Section Headings  245

    Creating Theorem and Theorem-Like Statements  246

    Creating Cross-References  248

    Creating Notes  252

    Creating TeX Fields  256

    Creating Other Fields in the Body of the Document  256

  Creating the Back Matter  257

    Creating Appendixes  258

    Creating Manual Bibliographies  258

    Creating BibTeX Bibliographies  262

    Creating Indexes  267

  Managing Large Documents  271

    Creating Master Documents  272

    Creating Subdocuments  273

    Previewing and Printing Master Documents and Subdocuments  275

    Making a Subdocument into a Document  277

10. Creating Documents for Online Use  279

  Using Hypertext Links  279

    Creating Hypertext Links  279

    Jumping with Hypertext Links  281

    Making Typesetting Adjustments for Hypertext Links  282

  Creating HTML Documents  284

  Creating PDF Documents  288

    Specifying PDF Output Settings  288

    Using the Hyperref Package  288

  Using .tex and .rap Documents Online  291

    Creating Popup Notes  291

    Creating Related Documents  293

11. Managing Documents  297

  Maintaining Document Information  297

  Using the Document Manager  298

    Using Directory and File Lists  301

    Copying Documents  305

    Deleting Documents  306

    Renaming Files  306

    Cleaning Up Generated Files  307

    Viewing the ASCII Form of a File  307

    Wrapping and Unwrapping Documents  308

  Sending Documents by Email  310

12. Customizing the Program  313

  Customizing the Program Window  313

    Sizing the Program Window  313

    Using the Toolbars  314

    Displaying and Modifying the Symbol Panels  315

    Tailoring the Symbol Cache Toolbar  316

  Customizing Document Windows  316

    Sizing Document Windows  317

    Arranging Multiple Windows  318

    Changing the Magnification in a Document Window  318

    Modifying the Characteristics of the View  319

  Customizing the Assignment of Function Keys to Tags  320

  Customizing the Program Defaults  322

    Customizing General Defaults  322

    Customizing Edit Defaults  324

    Customizing Start-up Document Defaults  326

    Customizing Graphics Defaults  326

    Customizing Files Defaults  328

    Customizing Math Defaults  330

    Customizing Font Mapping Defaults  332

  Customizing the Export Defaults  334

    Setting the Export as RTF Document Export Options  334

    Setting the HTML Document Export Options  335

    Setting the Export as Picture Options  335

  Customizing the Typesetting Defaults  337

    Specifying the General Settings  337

    Setting the PDF Options  338

    Setting the Portable LaTeX Options  339

    Specifying the Expert Settings  340

  Customizing the Computational Defaults  340

    Customizing the Computation Setup Defaults  341

    Specifying the Engine Setup Defaults  346

  Saving and Restoring User Preferences  346

A. Toolbar Buttons and Menu Commands  349

B. Keyboard Shortcuts  357

  Scrolling and Editing  357

  Entering Mathematics and Text  359

  Entering Units of Measure  364

  Entering TeX Commands  369

C. Commands in Version 5  377

Index  387



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