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Document 1002

Updates for Version 6

Version 6 - Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, & Scientific Notebook

We will be constantly making improvements and will post updates on a regular basis.

Version 6.0.23 (01/17/2017)

Scientific WorkPlace 6 for Windows
Scientific WorkPlace 6 for Macintosh
Scientific Word 6 for Windows
Scientific Word 6 for Macintosh
Scientific Notebook 6 for Windows
Scientific Notebook 6 for Macintosh

Use the appropriate link above to download the installation file. When you run the installation, if you are using Scientific Word or Scientific WorkPlace, you will generally not need to update the TeX installation or the Ghostscript installation.

The OS X download for SWP and SW contain separate installers for the main program and TeX Live. If updating, it will be only necessary to run the main program installer. If installing on a new computer, the TeX Live installer will need to be run separately from the main program installer. El Capitan users: The security has been increased so use option+Click to start the installers to allow answering the security dialog to allow continuing the installation. Starting the installer only by clicking does not offer the option to continue when the security dialog appears.

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem where some font names were not getting initialized correctly when opening the Document Format dialog.

  • Fixed a problem importing when the filecontents environment was used.

  • Fixed a problem where expanding parentheses could become normal parentheses.

  • Fixed a problem importing where the spacing environment from the setspace package was not handled properly.

  • Fixed a problem where pressing the Tab key would clear the normal view window.

  • Removed the Ok button from the "Run external installers" dialog during installation.

Version 6.0.22 (01/05/2017)

Changes for this release:

  • When using OS X, changed method of running xelatex to eliminate use of Applescript.

  • Added LuaLaTeX as a TeX implementation option in the Document Format dialog.

  • Added `alwaysraised' to the dialog properties for some dialogs that tend to get hidden.

  • Added a checkbox for using the Hyperref package in the Document Format dialog.

  • introduced a new tag (nbspace) to handle non-breaking spaces correctly.

  • Added generating a \newline before displayed graphics and plots.

  • Moving by drag and drop now works correctly, instead of only copying.

  • Added Thai and Vietnamese to list of polyglossia languages.

  • Fixed problems with columns, column separation, and landscape/portrait in the Document Format dialog.

  • Fixed a problem where the plot intervals could not be changed.

  • Fixed an invalid-markup problem when a radical is in a superscript position and the radicand and then the radical is deleted using Backspace.

  • Fixed a problem adding certain new expressions to a plot.

  • Corrected ordering problems when using copy/paste of math expressions inside expanding brackets.

Version 6.0.21 (11/11/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed multicolumn settings in document format dialog and made some stylistic changes.

  • Keep settings synchronized where items appear on multiple panels in the document format dialog.

  • Selecting landscape in document format dialog now updates orientation of sample page layout in the dialog.

  • Fixed a computation problem in solving an equation involving d that sometimes caused confusion.

  • Fixed an import problem where accented characters in document preamble would come in as diamonds.

  • Fixed a problem after inserting fences that resulted in bad cursor positioning and inserting duplicate characters.

  • Fixed a problem with cursor position after selecting some math and inserting a radical.

  • Fixed a problem with cursor position after inserting a math decoration.

  • Fixed a problem with cursor positioning when moving through a math expression.

  • Improved cursor positioning after inserting a label decoration.

  • Fixed a problem entering a radical when in text mode.

  • Fixed a problem where the computation preferences were not being read from the profile.

  • Ignore old _work directory if it does not contain css subdirectory.

  • Fixed an import problem when an index entry was in math mode.

  • Fixed an import problem caused by a boxedverbatim environment.

  • Fixed an import problem revealed by the template file for Statistics in Medicine.

  • Fixed an import problem where native LaTeX commands for importing graphics were used.

  • Fixed a computation problem involving improper multiplication.

  • Fixed a computation problem when evaluating a meaningless limit caused a crash.

  • Fixed a computation problem involving a badly formed matrix as part of a math expression.

  • Fixed a computation problem when a math name followed by a matrix was not correctly evaluated.

  • Fixed problems with plot snapshots when using Windows.

  • Fixed a problem installing limited time license files found on the clipboard.

  • Fixed problems that caused crashes in text fields when using vertical arrows.

  • Improved appearance of AMS-LaTeX and AMS-TeX by using the MathJax Calligraphic font.

Version 6.0.20 (09/21/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Added labels to the drop down tag lists on the standard toolbar.

  • Fixed problems related to cursor positioning when editing math name objects.

  • Fixed a problem that would allow creating a math display inside an existing math display.

  • Extended the range for zooming.

  • Improved selection of mathematics at the end of a line.

  • Fixed a cursor positioning problem when math was pasted next to math.

  • Improved behavior of typing spaces in math.

  • Made sure cursor is placed at the beginning of the document when loading a new document.

  • Added CSS rules to keep the cursor out of forbidden places in math displays.

  • Made changes to put the cursor in the right place after inserting mathnames and fences.

  • Fixed a computation problem where the wrong derivative was returned in some cases where D notation was used and the term began with a constant.

  • Fixed a problem where deleting an exponent in a computation result caused a crash.

  • Removed one instance of InvisibleTimes being inserted into computation results.

  • Rearranged fragments files.

  • Fixed a problem where entering a radical in the denominator of a fraction would cause a crash.

  • Working directory can now only be created when opening a .sci file.

  • Fixed an import problem when there were two blank lines in the author field.

  • Prevent import of obsolete LaTeX 2.09 documents.

  • Fixed a problem where there was an extra temporary input box when adding fences to the document.

  • Unchanged documents started from a shell document no longer trigger the save/cancel dialog when closed.

  • Initialize fragments in a way that should preserve user-defined fragments as well as updating any fragments we might provide.

Version 6.0.19 (08/23/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem on import caused by an encapsulated TeX field inside an align environment.

  • Fixed a problem where copy/cut/paste from the context menu did not work.

  • Fixed a problem on import where a fraction was imported as a \genfrac TeX field.

  • Removed msi-graphicx.sty to improve graphics import of non-SWP/SW/SNB .tex files.

  • Fixed a computation crash when evaluating an expression starting with nabla.

  • Fixed a computation problem where an incorrect derivative returned if D notation is used and term begins with a constant.

  • Improved CSS editor enough to do basics.

  • Fixed a display problem where math name objects were not always using upright fonts in gray.

  • Fixed an import problem caused by \strut.

  • Fixed an import problem where preamble commands appearing before any \usepackage statements were lost.

  • Added .nonum. and .renum. automatic substitution macros to unnumber and renumber section headings.

  • Fixed an import problem that had caused two separate paragraphs to become merged.

  • Fixed an import problem where some \renewcommand statements after an \appendix statement were lost.

  • TeX Live defaults to the 2015 version if no TeX Live installation was done.

Version 6.0.18 (08/11/2016)

Change for this release:

  • Several changes to improve Undo in mathematics.

  • Fixed a problem when the default document directory was specified in the preferences dialog.

  • Fixed a problem where lines did not appear when using direct print.

  • Fixed a problem where all plots were not being printed in certain documents.

  • When using Scientific Word, fix a problem that prevented using direct print.

  • Fixed a problem on import where a space was added before certain accented characters.

  • Updated the shell American_Economic_Review--Similar to compile with xelatex, to avoid a LaTeX error when using pdflatex.

  • Fixed a problem on import where "amp;" would appear at the beginning of cells of a matrix.

  • Changed the command file used to call Inkscape so it will be correct for 32-bit versions of Windows.

  • On the File menu, moved Recent Files to follow New Document and Open File.

  • Changed the context menu for Fragments sidebar to say "Create fragment from clipboard" instead of "Paste".

  • Fixed .bmp to .png graphics conversion.

  • Fixed a problem where keyboard shortcuts for copy, cut, and paste would not work in certain text fields in dialog boxes.

  • Fixed a problem with the cursor position when the cursor is in a superscript and the right arrow is pressed.

  • Fixed a problem on import where a capital D followed by a subscript was translated to a blackboard bold D.

  • Fixed a problem where the BIBINPUTS directory was not being found, used by BibTeX.

  • Fixed problems with revising bibliography and citation tags.

  • Fixed a problem with the modification count on saving, correcting a problem where a previously saved PDF file was displayed that did not include the newest changed to the document.

  • Fixed a problem on import when an encapsulated TeX field included a backslash in the name field.

  • Fixed problems importing found in certain specific documents.

  • Fixed a problem importing when using the setspace package.

  • Fixed a problem where modifying the source view would not mark the document as modified after returning to normal view.

  • Fixed a problem where texhash was not run after product install without installing TeX Live.

Version 6.0.17 (06/28/2016)

Change for this release:

  • Fixed a problem importing .tex files where graphics were not correctly imported.

Version 6.0.16 (06/23/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem importing an encapsulated TeX field in math mode.

  • Fixed a problem where characters inside a TeX field were being exported as Unicode hexadecimal characters.

  • Fixed a problem importing where indentation at the beginning of a paragraph was lost.

  • Math will print as black when using direct print.

  • Copy, cut, and paste toolbar icons now work in source view.

  • Fixed a problem importing graphics from SW documents saved using the Portable LaTeX file type.

  • Fixed a problem importing where "&" was used in a marker name.

  • Fixed a problem typesetting a negative thin space in math mode.

  • Fixed a problem typesetting the characters <, >, and \.

  • Changed keyboard shortcuts so if Alt is added it will work for shortcuts that don't otherwise work. For example, Ctrl+Alt+- will add an arrow accent.

  • Fixed a problem importing certain characters with accents.

  • Added processing for Unicode combining long bar. Had been done for short bar, but the decorations dialog now generates the long bar.

  • Fixed a problem importing a BibTeX field.

  • Fixed a problem importing where there are TeX fields at the end of a display.

  • Fixed a problem typesetting valid LaTeX commands inside TeX fields in math mode.

  • TeX fields can now be revised using Edit, Properties.

  • Added a status line message when converting graphics (usually so fast it will not show).

  • Updated installer to use current TeX Live release rather than a year specific TeX Live release.

Version 6.0.15 (05/27/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem that caused Undo to fail.

  • Fixed a problem importing math displays that contained boxed objects.

  • Fixed a problem importing when a LaTeX .sty file is in the same directory as the imported .tex file.

  • Changed \smallfrown, \shortmid, \shortparallel, \thickapprox,\thicksim, \nshortmid, and \nshortparallel to import as TeX fields. Separate corresponding Unicode characters do not exist. These characters can't be directly created with V6 and should not be transformed if imported from existing documents.

  • Fixed the import of \backepsilion.

  • Change &SuchThat; character to be the same as &ni; because Unicode says they are the same.

  • Fixed a problem importing Version 5.5 .tex files that contained HTML fields.

  • Improved behavior of cursor exiting a matrix and displayed math.

  • Fixed problems importing \lneqq, \gneqq, \varsubsetneq, \varsupsetneq, \varsubsetneqq, \varsupsetneqq, \nsubseteq, and \nsupseteq.

  • Fixed a problem with copy/paste in math mode where the order of certain characters was changed.

  • Fixed a problem exporting \Leftarrow, \Rightarrow, and \Leftrightarrow.

  • Make \impliedby=\Longleftarrow, \implies=\Longrightarrow, and \iff=\Longleftrightarrow to match what is done in amsmath.sty.

  • More changes with using the 'any' key modifier to make keyboard shortcuts more locale friendly.

  • Fix Unicode character assignment for \ddots.

  • Unicode assignments for \diagup and \diagdown are x27cb and 27cd.

  • Add fragments minpasses2 ... minpasses5 as an alternative to directly modifying the fragment object.

  • Fixed a copy/paste problem of certain math objects copied out of a math display.

  • Fixed a copy/paste problem when pasting certain math containing superscripts into a fraction.

  • When using Windows, change the command line when converting graphics to solve a double quoting problem.

  • Correctly update the sw-meta information to show the current version being used to save a document.

  • Fixed an import problem where and array object followed an index entry.

  • Corrected characters used for certain stretched arrows.

  • Fixed a problem where docdir was not always correctly defined.

  • When using OS X, change the display method for the TeX file, TeX log, and TeX errors.

Version 6.0.14 (04/29/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Changed the -moz-user-select attribute for buttons in the content, to keep the cursor out of them.

  • Fixed a problem to allow more than one label on a plot.

  • Fixed a problem deleting too much when selected math was inside a brackets object.

  • Fixed a problem where an unwanted space was being added before a \ref in the generated LaTeX.

  • Fixed a problem on OS X where compute in place did not work.

  • Fixed the mapping of certain operators to LaTeX.

  • Fixed a problem importing with certain special characters used in cross reference key names.

  • Fixed a problem where the simplify and evaluate numeric operations would cause a crash.

  • Fixed a problem where compute in place in a numerator would delete the numerator.

  • Updated certain shell documents to remove <sw-meta> tag so it would be properly generated for new documents.

  • Fixed a problem when evaluating expressions using the Hertz or Becquerel units to translate to 1/s (inverse seconds).

  • Changed the "Work in progress" dialog to use the prompt service, so it now appears mid-screen.

  • Fixed a problem deleting certain highlighted text in math mode.

  • Fixed a problem when using units in certain math operations.

  • Fixed a problem where units would typeset in italics.

  • Fixed a problem where the micrometer unit would not typeset correctly.

  • Fixed a problem importing caused by certain text in an index entry.

  • Fixed a problem importing where certain mathematics in a display was not being imported.

  • Fixed a problem with accented \imath characters.

  • Fixed a problem importing custom operator names.

  • Fixed incorrect cursor movements in certain displayed math and matrices.

  • Added relsize package to the installed packages. It was part of the misc set of packages with Version 5.5, but now it is a separate package.

  • Improve handling of spaces in the verbatim environment.

Version 6.0.13 (04/01/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem importing where math was inside a \text macro.

  • Fixed a problem importing where there was a problem with the special appearance portion of an index entry.

  • Fixed a specific import problem.

  • Fixed a problem importing Version 5.5 or earlier documents where plots were being imported as graphics instead of as plots.

  • Changed to not put a frame in the TeX output unless it is visible (border or background color non-white); when needed output wraptable instead of wrapfigure.

  • Changed the table preferences to align with those for plots and images.

  • Changed 'Extra column width' to 'Column width' in the table dialog, because that's what it is.

  • Fixed a problem with arrow generation and added the corrections for generating left arrows.

  • Fixed a problem importing a complicated title page environment.

  • Fixed a problem importing where spaces in label names were removed.

  • Changes to avoid command failure dialog "Error executing command 'pdfpreviewmode'".

  • Fixed a problem caused by a blank line in a caption, causing the caption to be typeset twice.

  • Fixed a problem where defining certain MuPAD names would cause a crash.

  • Fixed up the .sub. auto substitute.

  • Made hard line break symbols non-selectable.

  • Fixed a problem where front matter elements were rearranged when edited. If not fixed, avoid the problem a lot better now.

  • Changes with using the 'any' key modifier to make keyboard shortcuts more locale friendly.

  • A change to let successive hard line breaks appear in the typeset results.

  • Fixed up the behavior of <author> tag. Removed <address> tag. For address and institution for an author, use shift+return. For multiple authors, put in multiple <author> tags.

  • Fixed a location error in pdflatex.bash when using OS X.

  • Fixed a problem where in a system of ODEs, y'(0) was interpreted wrong.

  • Fixed a problem importing where \thispagestyle and \pagestyle were not being imported correctly.

  • Improved the screen appearance for space types.

  • When importing, improved the handling of tables and graphics found in math mode.

  • Fixed a problem when typesetting the \centerdot symbol.

  • Improved the screen appearance for graphics objects.

  • Improved the screen appearance for some of negated characters.

  • Fixed the mapping of certain operators to LaTeX.

Version 6.0.12 (02/23/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem when using OS X to allow spaces in document names when creating PDF.

  • Fixed a problem importing where an empty \mbox was not handled properly.

  • Fixed a problem importing where encapsulated TeX fields surrounded text.

  • Changed Windows cmd files to import msitex.cmd via the MSIPATHS environment variable, and to pause command windows when SWPDEBUG is defined in the environment.

  • Reworked details of graphics conversion. Do not do graphics conversion when a document is loaded if it is not necessary. This also allows reading documents on the Macintosh that come from Windows and use WMFs or EMFs.

  • Changes when using OS X to account for Ghostscript creating read-only files.

  • When using OS X, put /usr/local/bin in the path where it belongs.

  • Fixed a problem importing when a required space is followed by a TeX field.

  • Fixed a problem importing when markers used special symbols like < and > in the marker names.

  • Fixed a problem where an auto-expanding table would overwrite surrounding text.

  • Changed the '->' automatic substitution to work in both text and math.modes.

Version 6.0.11 (02/05/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • Updated help files to show Ctrl+Alt+= as the New Definition keyboard shortcut.

  • Fixed a problem importing where certain special characters in label names caused an import failure.

  • Fixed a problem importing where the hyperlink address included certain special characters.

  • Fixed a problem importing where the longtable environment wasn't handled properly.

  • Fixed a problem importing front matter elements in an afthesis document.

  • Fixed a problem importing upright tagged text in math mode.

  • Improved cursor movement in getting out of displays.

  • Changed css style to improve cursor position locations.

  • Changed source view to prevent extra white space characters from added (except where it exists in the verbatim environment).

  • Added View, TeX Errors menu item to help identify LaTeX compile errors when using PDF Preview in SW and SWP.

  • Improvements to importing eps and wmf graphics conversions when using Windows.

  • Updated ReadMe file for OS X installer to improve line wraps and include advise to use control+click to open the TeX Live and SW or SWP installers.

  • Added signed version of the wmf2epsc printer driver files to the installation when using Windows.

  • Internal changes to saving files to correct an occasional problem where the css directory inside the .sci file was removed.

  • Restored shift+return and shift+enter as the keyboard shortcuts for linebreak.

  • Added instrumentation to help diagnose occasional failure to produce PDF when using OS X.

  • Added alternative script to install TeX Live when using OS X El Capitan if the installer fails.

  • Improved being able to enter text between two consecutive displayed equations.

Version 6.0.10 (01/04/2016)

Changes for this release:

  • When using OS X, fixed a display problem where phi and varphi were reversed.

  • Improved spacing of text subscripts and superscripts.

  • Fixed a problem where characters accented using the LaTeX command \= were not being imported correctly.

  • Added flushleft and flushright to the list of available paragraph tags.

  • Detect a license file on the clipboard and install it to activate the program.

  • Fixed a problem where sidebars would return after having been closed.

  • Prevent allowing files to be named using "untitled" followed by a number. This will help prevent unwanted untitled document files on the local hard disk.

  • Fixed a problem introduced with a font change in the last update that caused bad displays of certain stretchy characters, like expanding braces.

  • Fixed a problem where certain front matter fields would not typeset bold or other text tags.

  • Fixed a problem where the tilde character in math mode was not being typeset.

  • When using Windows, restore display of line and column numbers of current cursor position in the TeX File and TeX Log dialogs.

  • Fixed a problem with the Typeset, Options and Packages dialog that caused a problem in selecting and saving certain class options.

  • Improved import of document preamble.

  • Fixed a problem importing encapsulated TeX fields using & in the Name field.

  • Fixed a problem importing \to, \ne, \le, and \ge that are equivalent forms of other macros.

  • Fixed a problem with the proper display of large objects in math displays.

Version 6.0.9 (12/11/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Improved display of plots in direct print.

  • Fixed a cursor positioning problem in math after typing (. and then a digit.

  • Fixed a cursor positioning problem in math after typing a decimal number in a superscript.

  • Set View, TeX File uses UTF-8. When using XeTeX, the high order characters display correctly.

  • Changed the default document font to one of several that support OpenType and TrueType more completely than the previous default font, Georgia, did.

  • When using Windows, Ctrl+Alt+= is the keyboard shortcut for a new definition (SWP and SNB). Ctrl++ is now the keyboard shortcut for View, Zoom, Enlarge.

  • Revise the sample text in the shell documents to use paragraph and subparagraph instead of subsubsubsection and subsubsubsubsection, matching the division tags used in Version 6. Some other minor wording clean up in various shell documents.

  • Fixed a problem where dotless i and dotless j were not typesetting correctly.

  • Fixed a problem generating plot snapshots for direct print so snapshots appear the first time.

  • Fixed a problem when using a Beamer document with the alertstepnumberedlist tag.

  • Fixed a problem when using any the the SW Report or SW Book shells where the package order was incorrect, causing LaTeX errors when compiling.

  • Fixed the drop down label for A4 paper in the Document Format dialog.

  • Added improvements to TeX generation for many TeX sysmbols.

  • Added support for text superscript.

  • Revised licensing checking to avoid certain cases where the activation is lost.

  • Fixed a problem with certain accents on the letters z and Z where they wouldn't typeset correctly.

  • Fixed a problem where math names entered using automatic substitution following a fraction would jump into the fraction denominator.

  • Fixed a problem where units entered using automatic substitution following a string of digits places the unit after the first digit of the string.

Version 6.0.8 (11/16/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem resizing plots.

  • Fixed a problem where deleting a sub or super script in a display moves the math out of the display.

  • Fixed a problem where an automatic substitution sometimes didn't erase the original string.

  • Improved pretty printing of source view.

  • Fixed a problem that prevented entering a description list item. Now, press right arrow after entering the label.

  • Improve the behavior of the cursor in displays.

  • When exporting to web and including MathJax, use canonical URL.

  • When using OS X, modifications to account for changed locations of MSITeX.bash and pdflatex.bash.

  • Fix a problem that prevented changing the default shell.

  • When using OS X, there has been a problem with entering macros using ctrl+space. It should be cmd+space, but that keyboard shortcut defaults to Spotlight, the OS X system search. Many utilities like Alfred and Launchbar will use ctrl+space. Up until now ctrl+space has been used, but that is frequently already taken so the macro feature is unavailable. Now, the following keyboard shortcuts will work if they are available:

    ctrl+space

    ctrl+alt+space

    ctrl+alt+cmd+space

    shift+ctrl+alt+cmd+space

    All the modifier keys are near each other, so these combinations are actually accessible. When using OS X, try ctrl+space and if that doesn't work, go down this list until you find something that does. The escape key exits the macro tool.

  • For SW and SWP, the LaTeX Passes dialog will automatically close on completion of the LaTeX compile, automatically opening the PDF typeset results.

  • For SW and SWP, PDF Preview or PDF Print copies the PDF file from the working directory to the directory containing the .sci document, with the .pdf file extension.

  • Fixed a problem with Version 6.0.7 where the Mackichan web site would not appear when selected from the help menu.

  • Fixed a problem when revising parts of a display caused a crash.

  • A help/documentation change to clarify that the equation numbering for displays can default to left or right.

  • Fix a problem when using OS X that prevented proper import of .eps and .pdf graphics.

  • For SW and SWP, fixed a problem with bibtex not being run during the LaTeX compile.

  • Fixed a problem with a summation that caused a crash.

  • For SW and SWP, add fontenc to the list of packages.

Version 6.0.7 (10/20/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed a problem importing that resulted in the error, "The fileresource://app/res/shells/-Standard_LaTeX/Standard_LaTeX_Article.sci cannot be found."

  • Fixed a problem importing nested tables.

  • Fixed a problem importing table lines.

  • Fixed a problem importing related to cross referencing equations.

  • Fixed a problem where the Image dialog could be used only once (a problem in Scientific Word only).

  • Changed TeX Live install to be for all users instead of user doing the install.

  • Use https protocol to update the MSI What's New sidebar.

  • Fixed a problem with the advanced edit dialog in the image dialog.

  • Fixed a problem importing a tabular object in math mode.

  • Fixed problems saving plot snapshots and having the plots be "active".

  • Fixed a problem importing where the author field contained a tabular.

  • Fixed a problem with the placement of a tabular and text that should typeset before the tabular.

  • Improve importing stretch space in math mode.

  • Fixed a problem importing where a paragraph start was lost for a new paragraph that followed a theorem-like environment.

  • Fixed a problem where an imported document that had a paragraph starting with a zero space would prevent being able to select the contents of the paragraph.

  • A change to make sure MuPAD finished before SWP or SNB would continue.

  • Fixed problems where evaluating a large limit caused a crash.

  • Modified installation program to allow correct installation of TeX Live when using El Capitan version of OS X.

Version 6.0.6 (09/16/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Fixed adding new expressions to plots (a problem in Scientific Notebook only).

  • Fixed a problem where the character & was imported as "&amp;".

  • Fixed a problem where mathematics containing cube roots were imported as "invalid-markup".

  • Fixed a problem where a paragraph that begins with a 2-em space could not be selected.

  • Fixed a problem where stretch spaces were not imported correctly.

  • Corrected a typo in the help system (Ctrl+k is used to activate the symbol keyboard).

  • Fixed a problem where spaces and other special characters in file paths would cause compile errors on OS X.

  • Updated the Slides_Beamer shell to add the minpasses fragment.

  • Fixed using preference values to select BibTeX directories. BibTeX bibliographies can be used in documents.

  • Fixed problems with the computation of Bessel functions.

  • Improved wording displayed when importing .tex, so that status messages will not be confused with errors.

  • Fixed a problem where it was difficult to add text following a plot.

  • Fixed a problem importing when \normalsize was in the document preamble.

  • Fixed a problem importing related to a specific use of \overset in the .tex file.

  • Added a setting in the preferences for the default directory to use for documents.

  • Enabled pressing F1 on Windows (CMD+? on the Mac) to bring up Help.

  • Added a Beamer fragment directory for SWP and SW for items from Version 5.5 not already included in the Version 6 interface.

  • Updated the installer program which should help dialog appearance for certain high resolution displays.

Version 6.0.5 (08/21/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • A problem where content to a table cell and to lists could not be added.

  • Improved appearance of footnotes when displayed.

  • When a subdocument is selected to be imported, instead import the master document instead of doing nothing.

  • A problem where plots could not be created when using a non-English locale.

  • Improve behavior of paste and drag and drop problems that were seen when using subscripts and superscripts.

  • A problem where math characters with accents and tags would not import with the tag.

  • A problem where applying a section tag produced a subsection.

  • A problem where automatic substitutions would jump from the main line into a superscript.

  • The bowtie character was being used instead of the Join character.

  • Add the smallsetminus character to the Binary operations symbol panel.

  • The Windows installer now uses Ghostscript version 9.16.

Version 6.0.4 (08/07/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Improvements to File, TeX Import.

  • A problem where the abstract was typeset twice.

  • Inconsistencies between the modern and classic themes.

  • Remove the excessive narrowness of the polyglossia/babel language dropdowns.

  • Fix cursor position after using the Typeset, Document Format dialog.

  • A problem where a normal right parenthesis would be exported to LaTeX as an expanding right parenthesis.

  • Custom labels on displays were not typeset correctly.

  • A problem where list level selection was not being done correctly.

  • Allow correct selection of the starting shell document when using Windows.

  • Inorrect importing and exporting to LaTeX of certain symbols (\diamond, \Diamond, \epsilon, \varepsilon, \bigcirc, \setminus, \smallsetminus, \barwedge, \prep, \varphi, and \digamma)

  • The Negated Symbols symbol panel was using the incorrect character display for \lneq and \gneq.

  • Pre-tagging with blackboardBold, calligraphic, and fraktur was not working.

  • The placeins and breakcites packages were missing from the TeX installation.

  • Other TeX installation problems, especially on OS X.

  • Other bugs and cosmetic issues have also been fixed.

Version 6.0.3 (07/21/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • The installation problem of TeX Live has been solved. The problem was in the TeX Live installation on CTAN, but we now have been able to avoid that bug with our installation process.

  • Deleting a superscript or subscript inside of a fraction no longer causes a crash.

  • Copy/paste from a superscript or subscript no longer causes invalid markup.

  • Corrected a problem where entering a math name (or any automatic substitution) in a display removed the display.

  • Under-braces now imported correctly.

  • More graphics now imported correctly.

  • Corrected problems with importing footnotes in front matter.

  • Helper lines can be hidden on screen and using direct print.

  • Citation keys show up in the dropdown list in the Citation dialog.

  • The default for the BibTeX directories has been improved.

  • Improvements to package ordering.

  • A spurious window about one inch square that would sometimes appear will not longer appear.

  • Fix problem where section numbering was not being reset at the beginning of new chapters when using certain book shells.

Version 6.0.2 (07/02/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • Fix display of \vec (the vector character accent) on import.

  • Fix Import and Export of .tex when using Scientific Notebook.

  • Disable Import/Export TeX menu items when program has not been activated.

  • Improvements to importing LaTeX.

  • Fix Help, MacKichan Web Site menu item so the MacKichan home page is displayed in default browser.

  • Add name field to the activate dialog. This is used by the license administrators for home use licenses.

  • File, Page Setup now correctly opens the dialog.

  • Fix problem with the Display Properties dialog to allow changes to be saved.

  • Remove \input{tcilatex} from shells that do not reference other typesetting specification files only available with SW/SWP.

  • Update profile directory if files in install directory are newer.

  • Modifications to allow substituting MiKTeX for TeX Live during installation or afterwards appropriate direct modification to msitex.cmd (Windows only).

  • Improve window creation on OS X to prevent initial document from being hidden.

  • A problem with converting EPS to PDF that was fixed.

  • A problem installing TeX Live on OS X that was fixed.

  • Allow deleting symbols from the User tab of the Symbol sidebar.

Version 6.0.1 (06/13/2015)

Changes for this release:

  • The installation program now installs TeX Live 2015.

  • More spell check languages are available in Windows:

    • English/United Kingdom

    • English/United States

    • German/Germany

    • Hebrew/Israel

    • Italian

    • Spanish/Mexican

    • Spanish/Spain

  • Additional keyboard shortcuts are available on non-U.S. keyboards.

  • Roman tag is now active in both math and text.

  • Improvements to importing LaTeX:

    • Custom labels on theorem-type environments imported correctly.

    • The \renewenvironment macro is handled appropriately.

    • LaTeX files with ampersands (&) in their names can be imported

Version 6.0.1 (06/04/2015)

First release.

Revised 01/17/2017



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