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Scientific Workplace is a commercial "front end" for LaTeX.

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Unicode and Scientific Word/Workplace

I am working in a group whose leader uses Scientific Workplace (SWP) 5.5. Most other people in the group do not use this software and since MacKichan (spelling?) went bankrupt, there is no way to ...
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SWP5.5 LaTeX Error: File "`tcislid2." tex' not found [duplicate]

I am compiling a LaTeX file created with SWP 5.5. But I was stuck by LaTeX Error: File "`tcislid2." tex' not found. How can I solve it? Some information: I do know there are two ways to ...
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Why does Scientific Workplace 5.5 not work with Windows 11?

I installed Scientific Workplace 5.5 in both Windows 10 and 11. There were no troubles during installation. Once installed, the software runs smoothly on Windows 10, but in Windows 11 it does not ...
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TexField in Scientific Workplace

I am trying to put a page number on a specific page and then an author name centered on that same page. I am using Scientific Workplace and inserted a TexField to do this. I tried \begin{center}Author\...
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Best alternative to Scientific Workplace 5.5

The company has gone out of business-sadly for me! I am now very used to typesetting documents on Scientific Workplace 5.5. I am looking for a software package that combines the ability to edit ...
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What is a shortcut for "save file" in Scientific Word 5.5?

This is about scientific word editor (Scientific Word LaTeX editor + MacKichan going out of business) I would like to understand whether a user can create a keyboard shortcut for SW5.5 In particular I ...
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SWP 6.0 TeX compilation error

I had a working version of Scientific Workplace 6 (SWP 6) on my old laptop. I just got a new laptop and I installed SWP 6 on it. The version was downloadable for free from a legit site. I then added ...
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Scientific Word LaTeX editor + MacKichan going out of business

It appears that MacKichan, the company behind the Scientific Word LaTeX editor, is going out of business (source: https://www.mackichan.com/) As a number of people using this software might be in this ...
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How to rotate a picture in Scientific Word

I would be thankful if someone can help me to know how to import and rotate a picture in Scientific Word v 5.5. I wanna use TeX codes to import pictures but I face an error.
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Scientific Work Place 6.0 problem of pdf compilation

I have just bought and installed Scientific Workplace 6. To gain time, I have translated my french file (sci) into english using google translate by now I can not compile the text into PDF file... It ...
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(Scientific WorkPlace 6.0) Missing style for Typeset PDF preview

[New user of Scientific WorkPlace 6.0] Program sends me an error when attempting to preview the PDF file. Error-> Unable to create a PDF file. ! LaTeX Error: File `ragged2e.sty' not found. ! ...
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How to retrieve lost tex documents from bak files?

a friend of mine using an old version of scientific workplace software lost his tex file , i was able to recover files but with the extension bak so i'm wondering how to get back the tex files from ...
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JabRef bibliography in SWP error

Hey I have problem with Jabref and SWP 5.5. I add 2 books to bibliography and I have error like this when I'm compiling: Whats going on?
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How to write "càdlàg" and "Lévy" in Scientific workplace [closed]

I have two problems: When I copy "càdlàg" and try to paste it to the scientific workplace, I get "cŕdlŕg" I have bibliography written in JabRef but when I use it in Scientific ...
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Scientific Workplace how to do $\mathbb{P}, \mathcal{F}$

how to do $\mathbb{P}, \mathcal{F}$ in this program?
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Why figure number is not known in scientific word?

I am using the scientific word to write my document. I inserted a photo with .tif format. In its properties, Labeling> Key, I have entered "fig:path" and use it for cross-referencing. ...
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latex shell for article style svjour3

Does anyone have/is willing to send me/can point me to a latex shell file in Scientific Workplace 5.0 (or maybe 5.5 or 6.0) for the style svjour3, from Springer? I'm writing the (math) paper in swp 5....
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How do I create Tex file in Chinese

I'd like to know how to create a .tex file including Chinese characters. Preferably, is there a way to enter Chinese characters in Scientific Workplace?
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Is LaTeX a notable skill (for example in your CV?) [closed]

I‘m a student in engineering and in the last few years I really fell in love with LaTeX. I‘d even go as far as to say that it‘s some kind of a hobby to read about new packages or possibilities here on ...
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How to find a Nature Communications LaTeX template?

Unfortunately, I do not succeed to find the Nature Communications template on internet. May be I am not looking in the right place, but only find indications on "how" to write. Of course, I read ...
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SWP - Right column misaligned in table

Although this is a SWP question, it is very LaTeX related, since it deals with a lot of TeX fields. I have a table in Scientific Workplace (v 5.5), originally created in Stata and exported using the ...
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How to add horizontal lines between (single or multiple) figures?

I don't understand how to insert these lines above and below the figure, also how to adjust the size of the figures?
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Error in beamer: \QTR{frametitle}{Title Here}

I am trying to compile a beamer document that was originally written in scientific workplace. I am using WinEdt instead. There are several things that do not seem portable from one compiler to the ...
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Using \PSTricks in Scientific Workplace

Is there any way to use graphs generated with PSTricks in Scientific Workplace (which uses MikTeX to produce pdf files)?
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How to integrate Tikz code in SW?

I'd like to know how to insert Tikz code in Scientific Workplace tex file. Since SW doesn't support Tikz directly, now I just create Tikz code in another tex editor and export as pdf. Then I convert ...
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Are there any journal that does not accept Scientific Workplace tex files [closed]

Scientific Workplace is a LaTeX-based word processor. The pro is that it is much easier to type in math symbols and virtually is WYSIWYG. The con is that it does not support some of important LaTeX ...
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How do I create image directly from latex [duplicate]

I want to include some figures that are created by tikz package. The figures are in pdf files. Then I convert them to images and include images in other tex files. The reason is that I only need to ...
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Horizontal Line In Scientific work Place

How To Insert Horizontal Line In Scientific Work Place ? like This
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Convert old(uncompilable) .tex files that are exported from Scientific Workplace to new(compilable) .tex files?

My question is a little bit odd. So I have .tex files that are created by Scientific Workplace's old version (version available in 2014). When I try to use them in Texmaker for Mac I encounter with ...
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Table using Longtable/threeparttable/landscape in Scientific Workplace and Miktex

I am really struggling with a situation where the following code of mine works in Miktex, but my colleague who uses Scientific Workplace gets the formatting completely wrong (in particular, the table ...
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TeX to ScientificWorkplace and back

I use TeXWorks while coauthors are stuck with ScientificWorkplace. They are not (even) able to save the document as Portable LaTeX. Is there a "standard" preamble I could add to the .tex document to ...
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Unknown graphics extension [closed]

I have inserted a .wmf (Windows Metafile) into a Scientific Workplace document. Then I tried to convert it to pdf using MikTex 2.9. I am getting this error message: ! LaTeX Error: Unknown graphics ...
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Make LyX Configuration Emulate to Scientific Workplace Workspace [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a customization of LyX (or similar program) that emulates the workspace found in Scientific Workplace. So, for instance, similar colors, toolbar locations, ways of ...
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Scientific word - beamer [closed]

I have always used latex. However now one of my co-author asked me to work with scientific word. I could not find any reference for it. What are the main differences? Is it free? can I use all the ...
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LaTeX Figures in Scientific Workplace

I'm trying to use Scientific Workplace to compile a document that was written in LaTeX. Everything is fine but the figures. In the LaTeX file I wrote \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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LaTeX from Scientific Workplace

I am using this program "Scientific Workplace", which seems to have a proprietary-non-standard version of LaTeX, i.e., a version that cannot be readily interpreted by standard Latex readers; I ...
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