Software Release Information

 
 
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AuthorTec Tools for Office are a family of add-ins that each perform specific functions to increase productivity while working in Word. 


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version 2.0

Release Date: March 10, 2018

For all of the AuthorTec Tools for Office the following enhancements were made to 2.0 version

  1. Updated the AuthorTec logo image on all dialog boxes and forms
  2. Updated all install files with new great Circle Learning signing certificate

For AuthorTec Insert Pictures

  1. Enhanced the message that appears if running on a Mac to be more explicit about how to work with PowerPoint, which is to export the slides first as images and then insert them as picture files.

 
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History

 
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AuthorTec Accessibility

version 2.0

Release Date:  January 30, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Accessibility which loads onto Microsoft Word's Review tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Scan an entire document or just a portion of it to look for inserted objects that require Alternative Text. Search for all objects or just a subset of them

  2. Automatically generate Alternate Text from the data it has about the object(s)

  3. Review and Edit  - to move forward and back among the objects and improve the Alt Text 


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AuthorTec Extract

version 2.0

Release Date:  January 31, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Extract which loads onto Microsoft Word's Home tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Copy Charts, Equations, Images, Shapes, Grouped Shapes, SmartArt, Tables, Text Boxes and even Custom Selections of Content and transfer from the open active document to another document.


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AuthorTec File Doctor

version 2.0

Release Date:  February 16, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec File Doctor which loads onto Microsoft Word's Developer tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Rename Files

    1. Rename all files in a designated folder or just the files you individually select; works with all file types, not just Word

    2. Additional options when working with file names: Partial or Full file name replacement; Add a Prefix; Add a Suffix; Add an automatic numbering scheme; Replace/Remove the file extension; Remove a specified number of characters from the front or end of the file name

  2. Convert Word files to other document formats

    1. Convert the old binary (Word 97 – 2003) “doc” formatted files to the (Word 2007 and later) “docx” format.

    2. Convert “docx” formatted files to “PDF” files.

    3. Convert “docx” formatted files to “HTM” files

    4. Convert “docx” formatted files to “RTF” files

  3. Add Password Protection for opening and editing Word documents

    1. Apply new passwords; Update passwords; Remove passwords

    2. Additional options when working with Passwords: Add a Prefix or Suffix to the file name; Store the newly protected documents in a new sub-folder to the original location


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AuthorTec Insert Pictures

version 2.0 

Update Date:  February 16, 2018

The following change was made in the 2.0 version of AuthorTec Insert Pictures

  1. Added the ability to Caption and Label pictures as they are inserted.

version 2.0 

Release Date:  January 29, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Insert Pictures which loads onto Microsoft Word's Insert tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Import documents, pictures, or PowerPoint slide images into your Word document.
  2. The inserted object(s) are placed at your current insertion point in the active document.

  3. In addition to importing these objects, AuthorTec Insert allows you to immediately invoke other functions such as resizing the inserted images, putting borders around them, adding captions, or inserting only selective images from a PowerPoint file.


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AuthorTec Quick Styles

version 2.0 

Release Date:  January 29, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Quick Styles which loads onto Microsoft Word's Insert tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Rapidly customize the Quick Styles access panel on the Home tab of Microsoft Word. It draws the available styles, which you can add to your Quick Styles panel, from Word’s recommended styles list

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AuthorTec Resize Pictures

version 2.0 

Release Date:  January 29, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Resize Pictures which loads onto Microsoft Word's Insert tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Adjust the sizes of picture images that are either embedded or linked into the active document. It also adds or removes borders from those images. It works with inline pictures and pictures that have wrapping text. Images can be from PowerPoint or regular picture images inserted into the document.


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AuthorTec Save Pictures

version 2.0

Release Date:  February 16, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Insert Pictures which loads onto Microsoft Word's Home tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Extract from any Microsoft Word document embedded or linked objects such as Charts, SmartArt, Pictures, Equations, etc.
  2. Extracts all object types, or a selected range, or individually bookmarked items

  3. Creates .PNG formatted picture files of the extracted objects, which are added c in a sequential numbered list, and named "image"
  4. Places the .PNG files in a folder within the document file folder.

    1. The folder name begins with the letters "ATec_"
    2. Followed by your document's name
    3. "_images" is added to the end of the folder name

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AuthorTec Statistics

version 2.0

Release Date:  February 2, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Statistics which loads onto Microsoft Word's Review tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Gather data about an open Word document in one place; including data from text boxes, footnotes and end notes. 

  2. Data gathered for: Bookmarks; Charts; Characters No Spaces; Characters With Spaces; Comments; Equations; Foot/End Notes; Lines; Pages; Paragraphs; Pictures Embedded; Pictures Linked; Sections; Shapes; Shapes (grouped); SmartArt; Styles; Tables; Textboxes; Unresolved Changes; Video; Words;  Styles Used in the Document


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AuthorTec Tables

version 2.0

Release Date:  February 1, 2018

First public release of AuthorTec Tables which loads onto Microsoft Word's Insert tab and provides the ability to:

  1. Create or Customize Table Styles in Word to apply a set of formatting choices consistently throughout your document. The table styles you add into the AuthorTec Tables Style Guide document are always available to you.