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Patch Updates for Version 3.0
Free patch update files for Version 3.0 are available
for Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, or Scientific Notebook if
you currently have installed
- Version 3.0 build 1079 or 1069
The Scientific WorkPlace 30-day trial version of Build
1069 cannot be updated. Updates are also available for styles, shells,
fonts, and to address certain language issues. Documentation for Scientific
WorkPlace is also available on the SWP
1079B CD in the Manuals subdirectory.
Updates for Scientific WorkPlace & Word Version 3.0
Note: the order in which you update is not important,
but you should make all the recommended updates.
to distinguish the build
||Update to Build
||Update the TrueTeX
for Smart Heap
the Graphics Filter
This version is the same as Build 1079 except that the available updates
are preinstalled. A new CD is not necessary.
|The build number is clearly stated on
the CD in the middle right hand side. SW 1079B started shipping
July 99. SWP 1079B started shipping August 99.
No updates needed
||Build number is clearly stated on the
CD in the middle right hand side. SW shipped between March 98 and
July 99. SWP shipped between March 98 and August of 99.
|SWP 30-day trial version build 1069B
||This version is only available as a time
lock. It will run on Windows 95 or 98 with no patches needed. Build
1069B will be stated on the CD.
No updates needed
||No build number on CD. Shipped from November
97 to March 98.
|SWP 30-day trial version Build 1069
||All SWP trial versions shipped before
September 99 are build 1069. They have the ITP and Brooks Cole logo.
||Cannot be updated to build 1079
Updates for Scientific Notebook 3.0
Please note that the order in which you update is not important as
long as you make all updates.
||How to distinguish the build
||Patch for Smart
|SN 30-day trial version Build 939B
||Only available as the 30-day trial version. This is the
version that is currently available for download from our website and
on the 30-day trial versions that have the MacKichan Software logo on
them. The Build number is not stated, but look for the number PSW0012
in the middle right hand side.
||No updates needed
||All Scientific Notebooks being sold with the N on the front cover of
the box including labpaks and site licenses. Build number in the middle
left hand side. Also, all 30-day time locks with the TCI and ITP logos
||No Build number stated. Any package with the Pencil on
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Updates for styles, shells, and fonts
- Update for dcsubs.ini file
Solution to: In certain documents created with a Style Editor style,
Computer Modern Roman Bold fonts appear in blue in when the document is previewed from the
Typeset menu. The fonts may or may not print correctly.
- Updates for SIAM style
Solution to: Theorem objects appear as TeX fields in documents
created with the style for SIAM journal articles.
- Update for mitpress typesetting style
Solution to: Using the LaTeX object \eqnarray in a document causes a
LaTeX error. This object can be introduced into SW/SWP if you use a multiline display.
- Update for Linda Gilbert
book shell document
Solution to: A shell document for the Linda Gilbert Book style was
not provided in version 3.0, however, it was available in version 2.5. All the LaTeX style
files are included with version 3.0, so only the shell document is needed.
- New Computer Modern font
Solution to: A customer was trying to create a .dvi file that
selected only Computer Modern Roman (CMR) fonts. Even though the non-multilingual LaTeX
format file was selected, some DC fonts were being pulled into the .dvi file. To avoid
this problem, a set of font scheme files were created that use only CMR fonts.
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Updates for language issues
- Update for packgs.opt file
Solution to: The Danish language option for the Babel package can be
properly selected without generating a LaTeX error after applying this update.
- Update for unitofnt.efn
Solution to: This problem occurs only with a version of Windows that
uses multiple bytes to display characters, like Japanese Windows or Chinese Windows.
Certain punctuation characters do not display properly in the Scientific Word or
Scientific WorkPlace edit window. These happen to include all the characters on the
General Punctuation symbol panel.
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This document was created with Scientific WorkPlace.