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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
41   
42PostScript printing requires PostScript-capable printer (pscript.drv).
43
44
45To see a full list of features and enhancements consult the Lucide TRAC at:
46
47  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/
48
49If you encounter any bugs register them in the TRAC as well, see:
50
51  http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/newticket
52
53Please make sure you select the correct version and component for your ticket.
54
55
56:: Known problems/limitations ::
57
58General: even/odd printing unavailable for postscript printing.
59          ( http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ticket/87#comment:4 )
60
61
62:: Pipe commands ::
63
64The first instance of Lucide will create a named pipe \PIPE\LUCIDE.
65You may send following commands to this pipe:
66
67$prev              - will switch to the previous page
68$next              - will switch to the next page
69$presentation      - will switch to presentation (even if minimized)
70$minimize          - will mimimize Lucide (even if fullscreen)
71$rotate            - will rotate 90ø CW
72$zoomin            - will zoom in
73$zoomout           - will zoom out
74$zoomoriginal      - will zoom to actual size
75
76This can be useful for presentations with a remote control.
77
78
79:: License till version 1.21 ::
80
81Lucide version 1.21 and earlier are licensed for use with eComStation only.
82You are not allowed to distribute the product by uploading it to public
83Internet servers or make it publicly available by any other means.
84
85
86:: License for version 1.3.0 and better ::
87
88Starting with version 1.3.0 Mensys BV and Serenity Systems International
89have agreed in opensourcing Lucide, while still investing in the product.
90Netlabs.org would like to express it's gratitude toward Mensys BV and
91Serenity Systems International.
92
93Lucide as of version 1.3.0 is released and distributed under CDDL/LGPL.
94
95
96:: Plugin License ::
97The plugins are released under CDDL/LGPL or GPL, depending on the plugin. See
98http://svn.netlabs.org/lucide/ for more information and source code.
99
100
101:: Links ::
102
103http://www.netlabs.org
104http://www.ecomstation.com
105
106
107:: Copyright ::
108
109(c) 2006-2007 by Eugene Romanenko, netlabs.org
110(c) 2010 by Dmitry A. Kuminov, netlabs.org
111    in co-operation with Serenity Systems International
112
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