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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  - poppler library needs to be installed to view PDFs:
33    - "yum install poppler", can be installed from netlabs.org repository
34
35
36Optional: to place unicode text to the clipboard in OpenOffice.org-compatible
37format you need to install UClip package (enhanced OS/2 clipboard support,
38installed by default in eComStation 2.0 RC1 and up):
39
40  - http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=UClip
41
42Optional: to have japanese fonts working you need poppler-data pack.
43
44  - extract the 4 directories from the package found on http://poppler.freedesktop.org
45    to your %unixroot%/usr/local/share/poppler or to the dir where lucide.exe is installed
46  - take care that the "Times New Roman WT J" font is installed. This font is used
47    as a fallback
48   
49PostScript printing requires PostScript-capable printer (pscript.drv).
50
51
52To see a full list of features and enhancements consult the Lucide TRAC at:
53
54  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/
55
56If you encounter any bugs register them in the TRAC as well, see:
57
58  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/newticket
59
60Please make sure you select the correct version and component for your ticket.
61
62
63:: Known problems/limitations ::
64
65General: even/odd printing unavailable for postscript printing.
66          ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/87#comment:4 )
67
68
69:: Pipe commands ::
70
71The first instance of Lucide will create a named pipe \PIPE\LUCIDE.
72You may send following commands to this pipe:
73
74$prev              - will switch to the previous page
75$next              - will switch to the next page
76$presentation      - will switch to presentation (even if minimized)
77$minimize          - will mimimize Lucide (even if fullscreen)
78$rotate            - will rotate 90ï¿œ CW
79$zoomin            - will zoom in
80$zoomout           - will zoom out
81$zoomoriginal      - will zoom to actual size
82
83This can be useful for presentations with a remote control.
84
85
86:: License till version 1.21 ::
87
88Lucide version 1.21 and earlier are licensed for use with eComStation only.
89You are not allowed to distribute the product by uploading it to public
90Internet servers or make it publicly available by any other means.
91
92
93:: License for version 1.3.0 and better ::
94
95Starting with version 1.3.0 Mensys BV and Serenity Systems International
96have agreed in opensourcing Lucide, while still investing in the product.
97Netlabs.org would like to express it's gratitude toward Mensys BV and
98Serenity Systems International.
99
100Lucide as of version 1.3.0 is released and distributed under CDDL/LGPL.
101
102
103:: Plugin License ::
104The plugins are released under CDDL/LGPL or GPL, depending on the plugin. See
105http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ for more information and source code.
106
107
108:: Links ::
109
110http://www.netlabs.org
111http://www.ecomstation.com
112
113
114:: Copyright ::
115
116(c) 2006-2007 by Eugene Romanenko, netlabs.org
117(c) 2010-2011 by Dmitriy Kuminov, netlabs.org
118    in co-operation with Serenity Systems International
119
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