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1:: About Lucide ::
2
3Lucide is a plugin-based document viewer with support for various file formats.
4
5It provides a SOM based plugin architecture which allows 3rd party programmers
6to easily add more plugins.
7
8
9:: Plugins ::
10
11   Supported file type         Supported features
12  --------------------------------------------------------------------------
13         PDF                   Scaling, Rotation, Navigation, Text
14                               selection, Searching, Asynchronous rendering,
15                               PostScript printing
16
17         DJVU                  Scaling, PostScript printing
18
19         JPG                   Scaling
20  --------------------------------------------------------------------------
21
22DJVU plugin requires Innotek LIBC 0.6.3:
23 
24  - ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0.6.3-csd3.zip (zip format)
25    or ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0_6_3-csd3.wpi (WarpIn format)
26
27Optional: to place unicode text to clipboard in OpenOffice.org-compatible
28format you need to install UClip package (enhanced OS/2 clipboard support):
29
30  - http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=UClip
31
32   
33PostScript printing requires PostScript-capable printer (pscript.drv).
34
35
36To see a full list of features and enhancements consult the Lucide TRAC at:
37
38  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/
39
40If you encounter any bugs register them in the TRAC as well, see:
41
42  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/newticket
43
44Please make sure you select the correct version and component for your ticket.
45
46
47:: Known problems/limitations ::
48
49General: even/odd printing unavailable for postscript printing.
50          ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/87#comment:4 )
51
52PDF plugin: text selection in multicolumn documents may work incorrectly
53            and Lucide may even crash. It's a problem of poppler PDF rendering
54            library.
55             ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/98 )
56             ( https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4006#c1 )
57
58
59:: Pipe commands ::
60
61First instance of Lucide will create named pipe \PIPE\LUCIDE. You may
62send following commands to pipe:
63
64$prev              - will switch to previous page
65$next              - will switch to next page
66$switchfullscreen  - will switch to fullscreen (even if minimized)
67$minimize          - will mimimize Lucide (even if fullscreen)
68
69This may be useful for presentations with remote control.
70
71
72:: License ::
73
74Lucide is licensed for use with eComStation only. You are not allowed to
75distribute the product by uploading it to public Internet servers or by any
76other means make it publicly available.
77
78The plugins are released under CDDL/LGPL or GPL, depending on the plugin. See
79http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ for more information and source code.
80
81
82:: Links ::
83
84http://www.netlabs.org
85http://www.ecomstation.com
86
87
88:: Copyright ::
89
90(c) 2006-2007 by Eugene Romanenko, netlabs.org
91    in co-operation with Serenity Systems International
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