Our favourite new features in version 6.0
25 Years Product Experience

Version 6.0 New Features

for Scientific Word/WorkPlace/Notebook

 

Here's our list of favourite new features in version 6.0 – apart from the obvious benefits of running on the Mac and having multiple levels of Undo available. Enjoy the videos below!
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Don't forget the system specs. for running v6.0 are undemanding – see our April 2015 mailing Item 1. And our Installation Instructions are available here


HTML export

Our top favourite is the ability to publish your maths/science papers directly to the web as an .xhtml document. That's why we documented it first in our December 2015 mailing Item 7. Why not go there now to see how, and click the link to see the result! Beautiful, or what?


HTML export in Scientific Word/WorkPlace v6 – from Dr Christopher Mabb

This demo shows the settings to use and pitfalls to avoid when creating a web document using Scientific Word/WorkPlace 6. The video lasts 5 minutes – please watch in HD.
Please don't forget to watch the videos on our Scientific Word and Scientific WorkPlace pages.


Choose your own fonts

We also love the fact that you're no longer tied to Computer Modern. We mentioned this in our June 2016 mailing Item 4, and we recommend you go there next. Doesn't changefont4.pdf makes you smile?


Choosing other fonts in Scientific Word/WorkPlace v6 – from Dr Christopher Mabb

This demo shows how easy it is to use your own fonts when producing PDFs using XƎTEX in Scientific Word/WorkPlace 6. The video lasts 3 minutes – please watch in HD.
Please don't forget to watch the videos on our Scientific Word and Scientific WorkPlace pages.


Changing the page layout

It's easy in version 6.0 to change things like:


Page layout in Scientific Word/WorkPlace v6 – from Dr Christopher Mabb

How to change the layout – margins, landscape/portrait, number of columns – using Scientific Word/WorkPlace 6. Two videos lasting a total of 8 minutes – please watch in HD.
Please don't forget to watch the videos on our Scientific Word and Scientific WorkPlace pages.


Customizing the toolbars

This very welcome return of the ability to edit the Symbol Cache in earlier versions is covered in our June 2016 mailing Item 7. It's not something you'd probably find by yourself – we're sure it will be as useful now as it was in v4.1 and v5.0!


Customising the toolbars in Scientific Word/WorkPlace v6 – from Dr Christopher Mabb

This demo shows how easy it is to select the buttons you want for your toolbars in Scientific Word/WorkPlace 6. The video lasts 2½ minutes – please watch in HD.
Please don't forget to watch the videos on our Scientific Word and Scientific WorkPlace pages.




And if you'd like even more detail of the new features, then here is the official list, together with the video from MacKichan Software (first minute, audio only):


Scientific Word/WorkPlace, version 6 – "New Features" from Barry MacKichan.

This screencast runs through some of the major new, or significantly enhanced, features in Scientific WorkPlace and Scientific Word version 6.0. It lasts about 22 minutes; please note that the first minute is audio only. Plese watch in HD. The first screencast, "The Basics", is here.

 

Last Updated: 18th August 2017