COMGRAFIX DEBUTS RAGTIME 5 BUSINESS PUBLISHING APPLICATION.ComGrafix, Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has announced the U.S. release of RagTime ragtime: see jazz.
U.S. popular music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries distinguished by its heavily syncopated rhythm. Ragtime found its characteristic expression in formally structured piano compositions, the accented left-hand 5.0 for Windows and Macintosh. RagTime is the "Swiss Army Knife" of office software. It is the only business publishing application that allows users to create spreadsheets, annual reports; generate catalogues and price lists; perform calculations, and display them in graphical form using one program. Over 250,000 users worldwide rely on RagTime for professional business publishing.
RagTime's key features include seamless integration An addition of a new application, routine or device that works smoothly with the existing system. It implies that the new feature or program can be installed and used without problems. Contrast with "transparent," which implies that there is no discernible change after installation. of spreadsheet data with page layout : templates (no importing or cut and pasting). Intelligent Page layout is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement and style treatment of elements (content) on a page.
templates help simplify repetitive tasks and share information company-wide. Mail merge features allow users to personalize documents for each individual recipient.
RagTime is also a fully loaded DTP See desktop publishing.
DTP - desktop publishing toolbox allowing for free positioning of all elements on a page including rotation of objects, free-form text flows, color selection with optional CMYK (Cyan Magenta Yellow blacK) The color space used for commercial printing and most color computer printers. In theory, cyan, magenta and yellow (CMY) can print all colors, but inks are not pure and black comes out muddy. support and compatibility with standard picture formats such as EPSF (Encapsulated PostScript File) The full name of an EPS file. It is used for EPS file extensions in non-DOS and Windows platforms that can handle more than three characters. See EPS. , TIFF, JPEG JPEG
in full Joint Photographic Experts Group
Standard computer file format for storing graphic images in a compressed form for general use. JPEG images are compressed using a mathematical algorithm. and more.
RagTime features pinpoint page positioning including paragraph and font style sheets that can read Excel tables. It has more than 200 calculation
and evaluation functions. When the user changes numbers or calculations, pages automatically update themselves. Layouts calculate discount schedules or update conditions according to customer categories. 3-D spreadsheets include options for 16,000 rows, columns and planes. A full range of typographic options is also available.
A Graphs gallery includes wide selection of style sheets; 2-D and 3-D view point and light point graphs; line, pie and XYZ XYZ
Used to indicate to someone that the zipper of his or her pants is open.
[ex(amine) y(our) z(ipper).] (scatter) graphs, bubble and polar charts and combinations.
Sophisticated text handling includes flow within and around free forms, baseline grids and variable units of measure, non-printing test for comments, small caps, kerning capabilities and more. An optional CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). includes hyphenation Breaking words that extend beyond the right margin. Software hyphenates words by matching them against a hyphenation dictionary or by using a built-in set of rules, or both. See discretionary hyphen. and spell checkers for 12 additional languages.
RagTime offers direct scanning via Photoshop Plugins or TWAIN. Pictures can be cropped, scaled, rotated or distorted.
What the press says about RagTime...
"RagTime has a blend of functionality that covers business needs better than any integrated application I know. It is QuarkXPress with Word, Excel and Canvas embedded within. However, the big pay back is that you can use RagTime for virtually every need in the office." -- Paul Stary, Video Engineering
486-compatible instruction set running Windows 95 with 24 MB RAM, 30 MB free hard disk Space, and a CD-ROM drive. Or, pentium processor running Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows NT 4 with 32 MB Ram, 65 MB free hard disk space, and a CD-ROM drive.
Power Macintosh running Mac OS 7.1.2 with 16 MB RAM, 30 MB free hard disk space, and a CD-ROM Drive. Or, Power Macintosh running Mac OS 8 with 32 MB RAM, 73 MB free hard disk space, and a CD-ROM drive.
$495-$695 for single copy. $395 ea for 5 pack. Site licenses available.
For more information call 800-448-6277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. or write to ComGrafix, Inc., 1765 Carnegie Ave., Clearwater, FL 33756.