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Re: Word - Mathematica connection

  • To: mathgroup at christensen.cybernetics.net
  • Subject: [mg739] Re: Word - Mathematica connection
  • From: OZ014PEN at mokos.srce.hr
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 95 11:12:25 MET
  • Organization: IBM VM/ESA 9000 SRCE Zagrb Croatia

In article <3m4qeo$e47 at news0.cybernetics.net>
Richard Mercer <richard at seuss.math.wright.edu> writes:
 
>
>In the latest issue of The Mathematica Journal (vol 5 no 2) there is a brief
>note indicating that WRI is developing an interface between Mathematica and
>Microsoft Word 6.0. The note leaves the impression that version 6.0 is required
>and the interface will not work with earlier versions.
>
>While the possibility of using Mathematica from within a word processor is very
>interesting. But why select a bloated, undesirable product like Word 6.0?!
>There are many, many Word users who have decided not to "downgrade" to Word
>6.0, and the prospect of paying for 6.0 PLUS the product being prepared by WRI
>is not very appealing.
>
>
>Perhaps there are technical reasons why Word 6.0 is the only possibility, but
>otherwise PLEASE consider doing something compatible with Word 5.x or Word
>Perfect.
>
>How do others feel about this?
>
>Richard Mercer
>
 
Hi !!!!
My opinion is that WRI want to use OLE2 interface for "communication" and
only word processor which have relativ good and stabil imlementation of
OLE2 is Word 6.0. I also had chance to install WordPerfect 6.1 for Win and
my experience ISNT good.
 
Dubravko Penezic
 
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