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Re: Re: Technical Publishing Made Easy with New Wolfram Publicon Software

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  • Subject: [mg50734] Re: [mg50695] Re: Technical Publishing Made Easy with New Wolfram Publicon Software
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 05:48:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <cg20f3$od7$1@smc.vnet.net> <cgcicp$eo7$1@smc.vnet.net> <200408241022.GAA06691@smc.vnet.net> <cghfq0$je1$1@smc.vnet.net> <cgkg35$g8u$1@smc.vnet.net> <ci9aun$i30$1@smc.vnet.net> <200409170516.BAA11783@smc.vnet.net>
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You may want to take a look at the utility Referee, from MediaComm 
Software (http://mc1soft.com/software.htm).  It's a $15 tool that allows 
you to juggle several programs associated with the same extension on files.

Steve Luttrell wrote:

> I had wondered about that possible solution myself. However, it's a bit 
> disconcerting that the same icon is used for both document types.
> 
> Interestingly, on my PC the Publicon installation has made all my 
> Mathematica/Publicons icons display as the Mathematica version 4 icons (i.e. 
> the old purple icon rather than the current orange icon). Why they set it up 
> this way I don't know. I have tried to override it without success.
> 
>  Steve Luttrell
> 
> "StupendousMan" <Stup at ndou.man.doesnt.want.email.thank.you> wrote in message 
> news:ci9aun$i30$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> 
>>Well, since the same company authored the two programs, it's easy enough
>> to have the program examine the notebook and decide whether to handle
>>it or pass it off to the other.  All this can be done quite quickly and
>>long before the user sees anything.
>>
>>Rick
>>
>>
>>
>>Steve Luttrell wrote:
>>
>>>I wondered about that as well. I don't know how it is done in Windows.
>>>
>>>Steve Luttrell
>>>
>>>"Murray Eisenberg" <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote in message
>>>news:cghfq0$je1$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>>>
>>>
>>>>I confirmed that.  But on a Windows machine, how do Publicon and
>>>>Mathematica possibly accomplish that trick?  I thought the extension
>>>>alone (.nb) determined what program opened a file whose type is
>>>>registered in Windows.
>>>>
>>>>Steve Luttrell wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>... it seems that a notebook created using Publicon knows
>>>>>that it originated there, so that double-clicking on it (in Windows)
>>>
>>>fires
>>>
>>>
>>>>>up Publicon rather than Mathematica (and vice versa for a notebook
>>>
>>>created
>>>
>>>
>>>>>in Mathematica).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>-- 
>>>>Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
>>>>Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
>>>>Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
>>>>University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
>>>>710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
>>>>Amherst, MA 01003-9305
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
> 
> 
> 

-- 
Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
Amherst, MA 01003-9305


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