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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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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