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MacKichan Software documentation errata

Version: 5.5 - Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, & Scientific Notebook

Please note these corrections and changes to our Version 5.5 manuals. See also corrections and changes for Version 5.0 manuals and corrections and changes for Calculus: Understanding Its Concepts and Methods

Getting Started with Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, and Scientific Notebook, Version 5

Chapter 1

P. 5: Table should appear as follows:

System Requirements SWP or SW SNB SV
Available disk space 85–300 MB*
35–200 MB* 5–35 MB*
Windows XP, 2000, NT, x x x
Me, or 98**
CD-ROM drive x
x
* Depending on the type of hard drive and installation options
**Windows Me and 98 require Windows Multilanguage Support

Creating Documents with Scientific WorkPlace and Scientific Word, Version 5

Chapter 2

P. 28, after step 3: Remove "... and places the insertion point at the beginning of the first document you specified."

Chapter 4

P. 94, bullet under step 2: In the second sentence, change "... type ukW for kilowatts...." to "... type ukWa for kilowatts...."

Chapter 9

P. 272, first sentence of last paragraph: The sentence should read as follows: "The program applies all document information of the master document to all the subdocuments."

Appendix B

P. 367, Power table: Change line 3, column 3 from "ukW" to "ukWa".

P. 374, Arrows, leadsto arrow: Note that this symbol requires the latexsym package.

Typesetting Documents in Scientific WorkPlace and Scientific Word

Chapter 1

P. 18, line 3: Replace "heading" with "headings".

P. 24, step 5d: Change to "On a new line at the end of the preamble, add \makenomenclature (in Version 5.5) or \makeglossary (in earlier versions)."

P. 24, insert a new step after 5d:

     5.e Add these new lines:

     \makeindex

     \renewcommand{\nomname}{Author Index}

     \renewcommand{\indexname}{Subject Index}

P. 25, step 6c: Change "\printglossary" to "\printnomenclature (in Version 5.5) or \printglossary (in earlier versions)."

P. 25, step 8b, WIth Version 5.5: Change "c:\swp55\docs\filename.gls -s" to "c:\swp55\docs\filename.nls -s" and change "c:\swp55\docs\filename.glo" to "c:\swp55\docs\filename.nlo."

P. 25, step 9: Change "the compiler won't find the .gls file" to "the compiler won't find the .gls or .nls file."

P. 26. step 1: Add this note:

NOTEThe package works for documents created with standard LaTeX article, book, and report shells. If the package isn't listed as available, it will not work for your document; don't attempt to go native to add the package.

P. 37, step 3: Replace \renewcommand{\footnote}{\endnote} with \let\footnote=\endnote.

P. 40, step 3 of "To set theorems in upright fonts": Change the entire step to read as follows:

     If you want to set all theorem environments in an upright font, place the insertion point on a new line at the beginning of the preamble, before any \newtheorem statements.

     or

     If you want to set a specific theorem environment in an upright font, place the insertion point on a new line immediately before the \newtheorem statement for that environment.

P. 42, line 10: Replace "define" with "defines"; add a colon at the end of the paragraph.

P. 55, after line 25: Add two lines to the table:
   Crop
   Print crop marks.   Crop

P. 56, after line 8: Add a line to the table "Produce commutative diagrams" and "AMSCD".

P. 60, line 14: Change "Subfigure" to "Subfig".

Chapter 2

P. 65, last paragraph: Change "a4" to "A4".

P. 74, step 2b: Change "...and press RETURN" to "...and press ENTER".

P. 74, step 2d, line 4: Change "option name" to "optionname".

P. 81, step5: Change "Save as type" to "Export type".

P. 82, step 3: Last sentence should read "Thus, the first attempt to import a given file will result in a file named filename-tmp0.tex; the second attempt will yield filename-tmp1.tex; and so on."

P. 82, line 22: Change "...such as the CTAN." to "...such as CTAN."

P. 88, step 2: Change "...and press RETURN" to "...and press ENTER".

P. 88, step 4, line 4: Change "option name" to "optionname".

P. 88, step 4, line 5: Change "Options for package dialog box" to "Options for documentclass dialog box".

Chapter 3

P. 106, line6: Change "latex209/contrib/misc" to "LaTeX/contrib/misc".

P. 123, line 25: Add this note: "Because pdfLaTeX and the Portable LaTeX output filter bypass the FRAME macro, the float package can't be used to control the placement of floating objects in PDF or portable LaTeX files. The placeins package provides an option."

P. 136, line 25: Change "TCITeX/TeX/LaTeX/required/mathtime directory" to "TCITeX/TeX/LaTeX/mathtime directory".

P. 141: For correct instructions for creating a nomenclature list, please see the LaTeX nomencl package on our website.

P. 154, step 1. Add this note:

NOTEThe package works for documents created with standard LaTeX article, book, and report shells. If the package isn't listed as available, it will not work for your document; don't attempt to go native to add the package.

P. 154, last paragraph: Change first sentence to "...a font shape, such as \itshape or \scshape...."

P. 155, line 5: Last sentence should end "..., changing their appearance from the one shown on this page to the one shown on page 156."

P. 162: Step 8 should read "Repeat steps 5–7....".

P. 163: Step 13 should read "Create the subtable:"

P. 163, step 13d: Change "subfigure." to "subtable."

P. 163: Step 14 should read "Repeat steps 11–13...."

P. 169, step 4 at top: Change "...to specify the format the division headings." to "...to specify the format for the division headings."

P. 169: Remove step 2 in Titletoc section.

P. 171, line 3: Step 3 should read "Apply the Emphasized tag."

Chapter 4

P. 178, line 26: Change "\renewcommand statements" to "\newcommand statements".

P. 185: Step 4a should read "From the SWP or SW submenu on the Windows Programs list, choose TrueTeX Formatter."

P. 191, lines 1 and 5: Change "{ #1.}" to "{#1.}".

P. 198: Renumber step 3 as step 2b. Renumber step 4 as step 3.

P. 199, step 3e: Change "C:\swp50\TCITeX\SpanishSUBS.ini" to "c:\swp50\TCITeX\SpanishSUBS.ini".

P. 199: Renumber step 5 at the top as step 4.

P. 199: In "To specify the graphics output format for subdocuments," insert a new step between steps 3 and 4:

     4. Save the master document.

P. 199, step 6: Change "steps 4–5" to "steps 5–6."

P. 202, line 4: Delete "/95".

P. 205, line 10: Change "you've" to "You've".

P. 209, "Plots don't preview or print": Remove "SW" from product and version line.

P. 210, line 4: Change "Note the filename...." to "Note the file name...."


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Last revised 09/12/07

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