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MacKichan Software has moved from our Bainbridge Island offices to larger offices in Poulsbo, Washington. Here's how to reach us now:
|Address:||19689 7th Avenue NE, Suite 183 #238
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Our email addresses remain the same. This new office site doubles our shipping and storage space, and will allow us to serve your better.
When we moved our offices, our DNS changed, but an out-of-date DNS host record remained on Network Solutions' server. We apologize for any difficulties you may have experienced while trying to access our website at www.machickan.com during this time. We have now updated the record and expect no further problems. The host names used for online licensing and email did not experience any problems and have functioned correctly since the move.
You can easily maintain the link structure you've created for your .tex documents when you export them to HTML. If you have a web of .tex documents that link to one another, changing a single setting in your documents converts the .tex extension in your links to an .htm extension. Read more.
MacKichan Software maintains a single location for unmoderated online discussions using conferencing software from WebBoard. You can customize your use of the message areas, using only the Web interface, receiving email notifications that new messages have been posted, or using only email to read and post messages. If you only want to view messages, you can log in as a guest. If you also want to post messages, you must complete a simple registration with WebBoard.
Visit the forums at Tips from our users: How to draw grids
If you need blank grids for your course materials, you can use the Plot 2D Rectangular feature in Scientific WorkPlace or Scientific Notebook to plot a grid. Then, you can save the grid as a fragment that you can import to any document. Instructions for creating blank grids are on our website and in the Help files.
User John Gresham from Ranger College in Texas has provided two blank grids that you can download as fragments for use in Version 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1 installations:
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The information in Typesetting Documents with Scientific WorkPlace® & Scientific Word® Version 4.0, a new manual with Version 4.0, is now available in the Technical Support section of our website. The information includes basic and advanced information about typesetting documents with LaTeX in Scientific WorkPlace and Scientific Word. Much of the information also pertains to earlier releases of the software. Topics include how to choose an appropriate document shell and how to tailor the shell to meet your typesetting requirements. Additional topics describe LaTeX packages included with the software and explain how to add typesetting specifications obtained from outside sources.
We've added to the technical information on our website with answers to questions asked frequently by our users. Be sure to read this new information:
We have worked with Additive, our German distributor, and Lightstone, our Japanese distributor, to localize Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, and Scientific Notebook. For more information or to purchase a localized product, please visit Additive's website for the German translation and Lightstone's website for the Japanese translation.
From the MacKichan Software ftp site, you can download patch update files for the German translation of Version 4.1 of Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, and Scientific Notebook.
We will exhibit our products at these conferences in the coming months. If you're planning to attend, please drop by our booth.
|Allied Social Science Association Annual Meeting||Washington, D.C.||January 3--5, 2003|
|Joint Mathematics Meeting||Baltimore, MD||January 15--18, 2003|
|American Physical Society 2003 Annual March Meeting||Austin, TX||March 3--5, 2003|
|Joint Statistical Meetings||San Francisco, CA||August 3--6, 2003|
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