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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
22
23:: Requirements ::
24
25Lucide requires the following:
26
27  - libc 0.6.3:
28    - ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0.6.3-csd3.zip (zip format)
29      or ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0_6_3-csd3.wpi (WarpIn format)
30  - gcc442.dll:
31    - http://download.smedley.info/gcc442.zip (zip format)
32      or ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/qt4/gcc-lib-4_4_2-20091204.wpi (WarpIn format)
33
34
35Optional: to place unicode text to the clipboard in OpenOffice.org-compatible
36format you need to install UClip package (enhanced OS/2 clipboard support,
37installed by default in eComStation 2.0 RC1 and up):
38
39  - http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=UClip
40
41Optional: to have japanese fonts working you need poppler-data pack.
42
43  - extract the 4 directories from the package found on http://poppler.freedesktop.org
44    to your %unixroot%/usr/local/share/poppler
45  - take care that the "Times New Roman WT J" font is installed. This font is used
46    as a fallback
47   
48PostScript printing requires PostScript-capable printer (pscript.drv).
49
50
51To see a full list of features and enhancements consult the Lucide TRAC at:
52
53  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/
54
55If you encounter any bugs register them in the TRAC as well, see:
56
57  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/newticket
58
59Please make sure you select the correct version and component for your ticket.
60
61
62:: Known problems/limitations ::
63
64General: even/odd printing unavailable for postscript printing.
65          ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/87#comment:4 )
66
67
68:: Pipe commands ::
69
70The first instance of Lucide will create a named pipe \PIPE\LUCIDE.
71You may send following commands to this pipe:
72
73$prev              - will switch to the previous page
74$next              - will switch to the next page
75$presentation      - will switch to presentation (even if minimized)
76$minimize          - will mimimize Lucide (even if fullscreen)
77$rotate            - will rotate 90ø CW
78$zoomin            - will zoom in
79$zoomout           - will zoom out
80$zoomoriginal      - will zoom to actual size
81
82This can be useful for presentations with a remote control.
83
84
85:: License till version 1.21 ::
86
87Lucide version 1.21 and earlier are licensed for use with eComStation only.
88You are not allowed to distribute the product by uploading it to public
89Internet servers or make it publicly available by any other means.
90
91
92:: License for version 1.3.0 and better ::
93
94Starting with version 1.3.0 Mensys BV and Serenity Systems International
95have agreed in opensourcing Lucide, while still investing in the product.
96Netlabs.org would like to express it's gratitude toward Mensys BV and
97Serenity Systems International.
98
99Lucide as of version 1.3.0 is released and distributed under CDDL/LGPL.
100
101
102:: Plugin License ::
103The plugins are released under CDDL/LGPL or GPL, depending on the plugin. See
104http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ for more information and source code.
105
106
107:: Links ::
108
109http://www.netlabs.org
110http://www.ecomstation.com
111
112
113:: Copyright ::
114
115(c) 2006-2007 by Eugene Romanenko, netlabs.org
116(c) 2010 by Dmitry A. Kuminov, netlabs.org
117    in co-operation with Serenity Systems International
118
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