[XeTeX] Free download: Microsoft Office 2007 beta 2
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Mon May 29 20:38:31 CEST 2006
Microsoft published a public beta version of their new Office 2007 suite
One interesting point is that Office 2007 includes a new set of
high-quality OpenType fonts from the Microsoft ClearType collection
(http://www.microsoft.com/resources/design/ClearType.html ): Calibri,
Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia, Corbel, as well as Segoe UI,
Microsoft's new user interface font. All the fonts include Latin,
Cyrillic and Greek characters with advanced typographic OpenType
features, some include characters from additional scripts.
One highlight of Office 2007 is the new math typesetting engine in Word.
It consists of the Cambria font that has a large mathematical character
set, and a fully new "equation editor" which is seamlessly integrated
into new Office applications and allows mathematical input using various
text encoding schemes, including a syntax very similar to TeX.
The current beta version of Office 2007 will run until February 2007 and
is available free of charge to anyone interested:
(The download is rather large though, at least 450 MB).
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