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Lucide 1.3.5 GA

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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 0.6.5:
28    - ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0.6.5-csd5.zip (zip format)
29      or ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0_6_5-csd5.wpi (WarpIn format)
30  - gcc446.dll:
31    - ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/gcc4core-1_2_1.wpi (WarpIn format)
32
33
34Optional: to place unicode text to the clipboard in OpenOffice.org-compatible
35format you need to install UClip package (enhanced OS/2 clipboard support,
36installed by default in eComStation 2.0 RC1 and up):
37
38  - http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=UClip
39
40Optional: to have japanese fonts working you need poppler-data pack.
41
42  - extract the 4 directories from the package found on http://poppler.freedesktop.org
43    to your %unixroot%/usr/local/share/poppler or to the dir where lucide.exe is installed
44  - take care that the "Times New Roman WT J" font is installed. This font is used
45    as a fallback
46   
47PostScript printing requires PostScript-capable printer (pscript.drv).
48
49
50To see a full list of features and enhancements consult the Lucide TRAC at:
51
52  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/
53
54If you encounter any bugs register them in the TRAC as well, see:
55
56  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/newticket
57
58Please make sure you select the correct version and component for your ticket.
59
60
61:: Known problems/limitations ::
62
63General: even/odd printing unavailable for postscript printing.
64          ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/87#comment:4 )
65
66
67:: Pipe commands ::
68
69The first instance of Lucide will create a named pipe \PIPE\LUCIDE.
70You may send following commands to this pipe:
71
72$prev              - will switch to the previous page
73$next              - will switch to the next page
74$presentation      - will switch to presentation (even if minimized)
75$minimize          - will mimimize Lucide (even if fullscreen)
76$rotate            - will rotate 90ø CW
77$zoomin            - will zoom in
78$zoomout           - will zoom out
79$zoomoriginal      - will zoom to actual size
80
81This can be useful for presentations with a remote control.
82
83
84:: License till version 1.21 ::
85
86Lucide version 1.21 and earlier are licensed for use with eComStation only.
87You are not allowed to distribute the product by uploading it to public
88Internet servers or make it publicly available by any other means.
89
90
91:: License for version 1.3.0 and better ::
92
93Starting with version 1.3.0 Mensys BV and Serenity Systems International
94have agreed in opensourcing Lucide, while still investing in the product.
95Netlabs.org would like to express it's gratitude toward Mensys BV and
96Serenity Systems International.
97
98Lucide as of version 1.3.0 is released and distributed under CDDL/LGPL.
99
100
101:: Plugin License ::
102The plugins are released under CDDL/LGPL or GPL, depending on the plugin. See
103http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ for more information and source code.
104
105
106:: Links ::
107
108http://www.netlabs.org
109http://www.ecomstation.com
110
111
112:: Copyright ::
113
114(c) 2006-2007 by Eugene Romanenko, netlabs.org
115(c) 2010-2011 by Dmitriy Kuminov, netlabs.org
116    in co-operation with Serenity Systems International
117
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