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  Topic: AMS Fonts v3
TomK

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PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:09 am   Subject: AMS Fonts v3
The new AMS Fonts v3 should be made available for downloading as a PCTeX package; collection includes both cm and ams fonts, with some redesigned glyphs (e.g., wider arrowheads in cmsy*.pfb).
  Topic: Two Faults of DVI Viewer
TomK

Replies: 1
Views: 14650

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 2:20 am   Subject: Two Faults of DVI Viewer
The DVI viewer of v6 beta, dated 4 Jan 2008, exhibits two unpleasant
faults:

---Magnification Tool: a black rectangle shows up first, then the
underlying text is displayed; thereafter, a click ...
  Topic: Misformatting when exporting from dvi to pdf in PCTeX 6.0
TomK

Replies: 1
Views: 14462

PostForum: PCTeX 6   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:42 pm   Subject: Misformatting when exporting from dvi to pdf in PCTeX 6.0
Update to Beta version dated January 4, 2008. If the .dvi file is exported
via PDF button in View; I see no difference between the two.
  Topic: The 'Found' rectangle
TomK

Replies: 0
Views: 13446

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:25 am   Subject: The 'Found' rectangle
The delicately outlined Found rectangle is barely visible and tedious to
spot in a long document; sometimes it is even hidden behind the Find
Dialog Box. Please, make it more distinctive so that it ...
  Topic: Welcome to PCTeX 6 Support
TomK

Replies: 5
Views: 26935

PostForum: PCTeX 6   Posted: Thu May 17, 2007 1:18 pm   Subject: Welcome to PCTeX 6 Support
OK, thanks. It works, but I find it a bit inconvenient to have to click out of the dvi window, and then back again just to stop the typesetter. I found Help>PCTeX v6 Guide>Menus>Typeset un ...
  Topic: Welcome to PCTeX 6 Support
TomK

Replies: 5
Views: 26935

PostForum: PCTeX 6   Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 11:04 pm   Subject: Welcome to PCTeX 6 Support
Most of the time, after an error is encountered, the <Esc> Cancel Typesetting shortcut key of PCTeX v6 (Build Thu Apr 19 2007) does not work on two Win 2K Pro SP4 machines. Sometimes it does wor ...
  Topic: Beta release of January 25
TomK

Replies: 1
Views: 13746

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:48 am   Subject: Beta release of January 25
Scrolling of dvi files has improved lately, but still lags behind that of v5; in particular, it is coarse initially, and becomes finer after hitting 'u', 'd' keys.

Sometimes the viewer opens up wi ...
  Topic: File icons reset if v5 is removed after v6 is installed
TomK

Replies: 3
Views: 17810

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:24 pm   Subject: File icons reset if v5 is removed after v6 is installed
Is PCTeX v5.1 still being updated from time to time? Every four weeks or so the program prompts me to check for updates, but when I do, I am informed that "No updates are needed"; is this neccessary? ...
  Topic: Beta release of December 26
TomK

Replies: 6
Views: 22996

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:47 am   Subject: Beta release of December 26
I know that, but see no reason for such namings except possibly a
weak copyright claim.

Vertical scrolling of .dvi files has improved somewhat, but still lags
behind that of v5, in particular: t ...
  Topic: Beta release of December 26
TomK

Replies: 6
Views: 22996

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 1:09 pm   Subject: Beta release of December 26
Indeed it is; I got the Dec 27 update of PCTeX v6, and now IniTeX is running all right.

However, note that while the directory

\PCTeXv6\texmf-dist\fonts\type1\bluesky\latex

lists

30-A ...
  Topic: Beta release of December 26
TomK

Replies: 6
Views: 22996

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:52 am   Subject: Beta release of December 26
Download fails with error message "Couldn't retrieve file. Please try again later." Did, to no avail.
  Topic: Beta release of December 18
TomK

Replies: 6
Views: 25347

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 2:51 pm   Subject: Beta release of December 18
I installed the Dec 19 v6 update smoothly, but the behavior described in earlier post "Three bugs in v6 Beta" changed little; the most severe bug is, of course, that initexing a local format fil ...
  Topic: Three bugs in v6 beta
TomK

Replies: 2
Views: 47469

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 2:20 am   Subject: Three bugs in v6 beta
The following are some of the problems I have with PCTeX v6
(on two machines, Win 2K Pro SP4 with ATM De Luxe, Adobe PS
printer driver v5, and HP Laserjet 5MP printer).

(1) Initexing local forma ...
  Topic: Missing cmex7, 8, 9 fonts
TomK

Replies: 2
Views: 18921

PostForum: PCTeX v6 Beta   Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:30 pm   Subject: Missing cmex7, 8, 9 fonts
The cmex.tpm package file downloaded today (2006/12/12) didn't help; no wonder since part of its code reads:

...
<TPM:Date>2005/07/08 18:29:50</TPM:Date>
<TPM:Creator>ra ...
  Topic: LucidaBright kerning of uc letters
TomK

Replies: 3
Views: 22306

PostForum: Lucida Fonts   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:31 am   Subject: LucidaBright kerning of uc letters
In a private email, WaS suggested to me to have a look at TeX/LaTeX 'soul' package (found at CTAN's tex/macros/latex/contrib/soul); the document soul.pdf is an elaborate description of the kerning pr ...
 
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