Creating Documents with Scientific WorkPlace® & Scientific Word® Version 6

Cover of Creating Documents with Clint Hicks
©2011
115 pages
ISBN: 0-97466806-2-9
Available for download as a PDF file.

Table of Contents

1  Getting Started  1

          For Existing Users  2

               Cross-platform capability  2

               New look  3

               Seamless TEX in an XML environment  3

               Create XHTML web files with ease  3

               Mathematics in MATHML  3

               Display options  4

               Document production options  4

               Easy sharing of documents   4

               Copy selections to other applications  5

               Context-sensitive status bar  5

               Define automatic substitution sequences  5

               Speed document formatting   5

               Enter content quickly with fragments  6

               Change your mind   6

               Enter tables precisely  6

               Work faster from the keyboard  6

               Edit efficiently  6

               Check your spelling in realtime   6

               Search from the keyboard   6

               Use improved and scalable fonts  6

               Create AS-LATEX documents  7

               Produce documents using REVTEX   7

               Create and operate on matrices  7

               Operate with the names of functions  7

               Make use of user-defined functions   7

          For New Users   7

               Arrange your workplace  9

               Configure the symbol panels  9

               Choose document shells   9

               Use the program with non-Roman languages  10

               Get help  10

          Before You Begin  10

          Conventions  10

               General  10

               Keyboard  11

               Mouse  11

2  Basics  13

          Menus  14

               File Menu  15

               Edit Menu  21

               Insert Menu  24

               View Menu  28

               Go Menu  30

               Tag Menu  31

               Typeset Menu  32

               Tools Menu  32

               Compute Menu  34

               Window Menu  34

               Help Menu  35

          Toolbars  36

          Sidebars  37

          Display Modes  37

          Status Bar  37

          Additional Information  38

3  Creating a Simple Document  39

          About Document Shells  40

               Standard document shell  41

               Opening a new document  41

          Opening Existing Documents  43

          Saving Documents in Other Formats and Location  45

          Information for Power Users  48

               Setting program options  48

          Shortcuts  48

4  Editing Documents  51

          Before You Begin  51

               Text vs. Mathematics  52

               Tagging  53

          Basic Text Editing  54

               Entering symbols  54

               Non-Roman character sets  55

               Typing special punctuation  55

          Entering Text with Special Tools  56

               Text with fragments  56

               Text with automatic substitution  57

          Enhancing Text  59

          Creating Section Headings  60

          Creating Lists  61

          Adding Non-Text Elements  62

               Lines  62

               Tables  63

               Images  63

               Frames  64

               Notes  64

          Information for Power Users  65

               Hints and tips  65

          Shortcuts  66

5  Working with Mathematics  67

           Before You Begin  67

               Text vs. Mathematics  68

               Tagging  68

          Entering and Editing Symbols and Characters  69

          Tagging Mathematics  70

          Entering and Editing Mathematical Objects  71

               Objects with templates  71

               Fractions and binomials  72

               Radicals  72

               Subscripts and superscripts  73

               Operators and limits  73

               Brackets  75

               Matrices and vectors  75

               Math names  76

               Decorations and labeled expressions  78

               Horizontal space in mathematics  79

               Units of measure  79

               Mathematical displays  80

               Theorem statements  82

               Using fragments  83

               Automatic substitution  84

          Information for Power Users  84

               Hints and suggestions  84

          Shortcuts  84

6  Final Touches: Document Production  8

          Understanding Differences in Document Production  85

               Typesetting   86

               Direct production   86

               Differences in the final product  87

          Readying a Document for Production  87

               Adding typeset objects  87

                Adjusting a document's appearance   95

          Previewing and Printing a Document  99

               Direct preview and print  99

               Typeset preview and print   100

          Creating Documents for the Web  100

               Creating hypertext links  100

          Information for Power Users  103

               Hints and suggestions  103

          Shortcuts  104

A Shortcut Reference  105

          Document Creation  105

          Document Editing  106

          Math Editing  106

          Document Production  107

Index  109



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