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October 2015

Christopher MabbFrom: Dr Christopher Mabb, Scientific Word Ltd.
To: Our Scientific Word/WorkPlace/Notebook Technical Typesetting list


    Please find below the information for Scientific Word/WorkPlace/Notebook version 6.0.7. We recommend that you update to version 6.0.7 when convenient, following the Installation instructions below.


  1. Version 6.0.7:    Changes in this v6.0.7 release include:

  2. New Installation Instructions:    The latest versions are available from our Download page. You can then install as follows, accepting the default answer to the installation questions unless you are updating a (fault-free) earlier version 6.0.x, in which case you can skip the "TeX Live" installation [Correction – we now recommend re-installing TeXLive and selecting Skip to create a new installation]:
    Windows    Follow the screen prompts to start the install program after the download is complete. These screen prompts can depend on the browser you are using. Usually a run option is available. Alternatively, you can browse to the directory containing the download file and double-click the file to begin the installation.
    Mac OSX    The downloads for Scientific WorkPlace and Scientific Word contain separate installers for the main program and TeX Live. Each installer must be run separately; the order doesn't matter, though we recommend running the TeX Live installer first.
    El Capitan users  The security has been increased; you may need to use option/alt + Click to start the installers to allow answering the security dialog so as to continue the installation. Starting the installer by clicking (without the option/alt key) may not offer the option to continue when the security dialog appears.

  3. Retiring the demon:    We mentioned in our June 2015 mailing (Item 9) that we were migrating our original website and Email address from 1993 to our alternative domain www.sciword.co.uk, with Email address christopher@sciword.co.uk .
    We're now letting you know that the old Email address will start sending bouncebacks shortly, although we will still receive your Emails for a while. This is in preparation for finally retiring the demon account some time next year. Please check your Address Book and other records now, and lose the demon!


Now is the time to upgrade to v6.0 if you haven't already – just click here for the new-user and upgrade pricing.

This software is way too good to keep to yourself! Why not tell your friends...

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Christopher Mabb, Scientific Word Ltd., UK
Tel: +44 (0)345 766 0340; Fax: +44 (0)345 603 9443
Email: christopher@sciword.co.uk
Web: https://www.sciword.co.uk/