We're including this for interest and information, though, as we noted in our thanks to Robin, the further we'd get away from our WYSIWYG interface the less true we’d be to our Unique Selling Point of enabling professional typeset output from straight-forward point-and-click input..."there are quite a few listed at http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=poster
the examples possibly don't "flow well" with sciwo*, but comments are
personally i would go for flowfram with jpegfdraw, but i doubt the
combination would please your clientele."
With some diagnostic help from MacKichan Software it turned out that there were permission restrictions (presumably imposed by the University for security) preventing Scientific WorkPlace from writing to the c:\swp55\temp folder. The solution in this situation is simply to start Scientific WorkPlace each time by right-clicking on the desktop icon and selecting "Run as Administrator"."Anything i open with version 5.5 <snip> - is followed by "The text database failed to load file c:\swp55\temp\swt0000.aaa"
Then it does not allow to open anything."