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EnVision Publisher

"Desktop Publishing With Vision"




TUTORIAL

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Copyright (c) 1992, 1993 Software Vision Corporation
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Lesson Summary.............................................3
Introduction...............................................5
Glossary...................................................5
LESSON 1: The EnVision Publisher Screen....................7
LESSON 2: Opening a Publication............................9
LESSON 3: Working with a Headline.........................10
LESSON 4: Inserting and Deleting Text.....................12
LESSON 5: Cutting and Pasting Text........................13
LESSON 6: Copying and Pasting a Graphic...................15
LESSON 7: Creating a Text Block...........................18
LESSON 8: Importing Text..................................19
LESSON 9: Importing Graphics..............................21
LESSON 10: Drawing a Box..................................22
LESSON 11: Cleaning Up....................................23
LESSON 12: Saving your work...............................25
LESSON 13: Printing your work.............................26
LESSON 14: Just the Beginning.............................28
Conclusion................................................30
Benefits of Registration..................................30
ENVISION PUBLISHER PLUS - FEATURES AND BENEFITS.........30 <
ENVISION PUBLISHER PRO - FEATURES AND BENEFITS..........31 <
How To Register...........................................31
What Reviewers Have Said About EnVision Publisher.........32
Registration Form.........................................33 <
















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LESSON SUMMARY
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LESSON 1: The EnVision Publisher Screen
In this lesson you will get acquainted with the EnVision
Publisher screen.

LESSON 2: Opening a Publication
In this lesson you will learn how to open a publication file.
This is an incomplete file, and will be finished by you in
this tutorial.

LESSON 3: Working with a Headline
In this lesson you will type in a headline, choose its type
specifications, and center it.

LESSON 4: Inserting and Deleting Text
In this lesson you will learn how to highlight, insert, and
delete text.

LESSON 5: Cutting and Pasting Text
In this lesson you will learn how to highlight, cut, and
paste a paragraph.

LESSON 6: Copying and Pasting a Graphic
In this lesson you will learn how to use the Pointer tool
while copying, pasting, and moving a graphic.

LESSON 7: Creating a Text Block
In this lesson you will learn how to create a text block and
enter text.

LESSON 8: Importing Text
In this lesson you will import text from a text file.

LESSON 9: Importing Graphics.
In this lesson you will learn how to import a PCX image.

LESSON 10: Drawing a Box
In this lesson you will draw a box around the PCX image that
we imported in lesson 9.

LESSON 11: Cleaning Up
In this lesson we will go to the Right Master page and delete
our guides. We will also use the "Go to", "Object frames",
and the "View all" commands.
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LESSON 12: Saving your work
In this lesson you will learn how to save a publication file.

LESSON 13: Printing your work
In this lesson you will print the file that you worked on
throughout this tutorial.

LESSON 14: Just the Beginning
In this lesson you will take a look at much more advanced
publications provided on your disk, so you can get a feel of
the power and versatility of EnVision Publisher.



































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INTRODUCTION
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Welcome to the EnVision Publisher Tutorial. This tutorial
consists of 14 step-by-step lessons. You will learn how to
turn a plain publication file into a professional looking
flier.

Below is a Glossary of Terms that will be used throughout
this tutorial. Take a quick look at each one to help you
better understand the lessons that follow.

On your disks there is a file called MANUAL.DOC. This is the
EnVision Publisher Reference Guide. If you didn't print it
already, we recommend that you do so. Just like this tutorial,
the Reference Guide is a plain text file that you can print
from the DOS prompt with the COPY MANUAL.DOC PRN command.

When you register to receive EnVision Publisher Plus or
EnVision Publisher Pro, you will also receive a 305 page
illustrated and indexed professionally printed User's Guide.

Please note that this tutorial assumes that you have a mouse.
We recommend using EnVision Publisher with a mouse. However,
if you do not have a mouse, EnVision Publisher can emulate one
through the keyboard. To find out more about the keyboard
emulated mouse, please refer to the section "The Keyboard
Emulated Mouse" in the Reference Guide. If you do have a
mouse, but it is not being recognized by the program, please
refer to the section called "Troubleshooting: Answers to
Common Questions" in the Reference Guide (MANUAL.DOC).


Glossary of Terms
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Click - To press the left mouse button once.

Double click - To rapidly press the left mouse button twice.

Default - An option that is automatically used by EnVision
Publisher unless a different option is specified by the user.

Dialog Box - A window that is displayed on the screen when
EnVision Publisher needs more information to carry out a
command.
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Drag - To drag means to press down the mouse button and, while
still holding down the mouse button, to move the mouse. It is
used when highlighting text or moving objects.

Font - Any particular typeface, that includes all the
characters: uppercase, lowercase, and punctuation marks.

Graphic - A drawing made by one of EnVision Publisher's
drawing tools, or a PCX image.

Highlight - To select text while in Text Edit mode, by
dragging the mouse cursor horizontally, along the line of
text. Highlighted text is displayed in reversed video.

I-Beam - The shape the mouse cursor assumes when the Text Tool
from the Tool Panel is activated.

Import - To bring in a text file, or a PCX image into EnVision
Publisher.

Pointer tool - This tool is accessible from the Tool Panel,
and is used to move, scale, and activate graphics and objects.

Publication - This refers to the document created in EnVision
Publisher.

Scale - In EnVision Publisher, it means to enlarge or reduce
any object (text block or graphic), by dragging on one of the
four outer control points.

Ready Mode - When no object is selected (text or graphic),
the status line will display "Ready" mode (in the far left
corner).

Text Cursor - This is a blinking vertical line that appears
after the I-Beam is clicked anywhere within a text block. It
signifies that you may start text entry at that particular
location.

Text Edit Mode - You are in this mode when the text tool is
activated, and you have clicked within a text block.

Pick List - A list of items that has a scroll bar located to
the right of it. You scroll through the list of items by
clicking on either arrow button located within the scroll bar.

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LESSON 1: The EnVision Publisher Screen
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Summary: In this lesson you will get acquainted with the
EnVision Publisher screen.

Objective: To learn where and what are the:
(a) Menu Panel
(b) Tool Panel
(c) Instant Save Button
(d) Status Line
(e) Rulers
(f) Quick-Access Panel
(g) Publication Page
(h) Page Scroll Bars
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Starting from top to bottom:
(a) The "Menu Panel" is located at the top left of the
screen, and contains six menu buttons: File,
Edit, Page, Text, Options, and Help. When
selected, each of these menu items drops a pull-
down menu containing its own set of commands.

(b) The "Tool Panel" is located to the right of the
"Menu Panel" and contains these tools (from left to
right): Text tool, Pointer tool, Line tool, Polyline
tool, Box tool, Polygon tool, Bezier Curve tool, and
the Ellipse tool. The current tool is highlighted
(reverse video).

(c) The "Instant Save Button" is the button located in
the upper right corner of the screen. While in Ready
mode click on this button to save your publication.
This is the same as selecting "Save" from the File
menu. Note that the "Instant Save Button" shows the
name of the current publication file written in it (if
the file is a new file it shows "UNTITLED").

(d) The "Status Line" is below the menu panel extending
across the screen. It is divided into four sections:
(1) Program mode(2) Type information, (3) Leading
and Justification information, and (4) Fill specs
and Line specs. The information on the status line
changes as you use the program to reflect its current
state. Note that the "Program Mode" section is
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particularly important as it reflects the program
environment you are currently in.
The available program modes are:
Ready - you may access most of the menu commands or
you may select a tool to enter text, create
or edit an existing page object.
Text edit - you can enter or edit text in a text
block on the publication page.
Scale/Drag - you can scale or drag objects on the
publication page.
Edit nodes - this mode occurs after a new object
was drawn with one of the drawing tools, or
when an existing object was clicked on with
the pointer tool.
Draw object - this mode occurs when one of the
drawing tools is activated from the Tool
Panel and a new object is being drawn.

(e) The "Rulers" are located below the status line, and
can be set to inches, centimeters, or picas.

(f) The "Quick-Access Panel" is the vertical icon strip
located along the left side of the screen. It displays
15 icons, which are shortcuts to some menu commands.

(g) The "Publication Page" is the white rectangular area
between the rulers. Here you create your publication.
Depending on the magnification level, all or just a
portion of the page can be seen on the screen at one
time.

(h) The "Page Scroll Bars" are located along the Right
side of the screen and are used to scroll the
publication page up, down, left, or right. To use the
scroll bars, simply click on one of its arrow buttons,
or click on the elevator button (the small square),
and drag it in the direction desired. At some
magnification levels there are also horizontal "Page
Scroll Bars" on the bottom of the screen. (At "View
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LESSON 2: Opening a Publication
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Summary: You are about to open a publication file that was
already created in EnVision Publisher. This file
contains an unfinished flier For EnVision - you
will finish it in this tutorial.

Objective: To learn how to open an existing publication file.
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1. Click on the "File" menu in the menu panel.

2. When the "File" menu pulls-down, select the "Open"
command by clicking on it once. (You can also select
"Open" by pressing letter "O" on your keyboard).

3. When the "Open" dialog box pops-up, click on the
button next to "Template". This tells the program that
you wish to load a template, not a publication.

4. Now position the mouse cursor over the file named
"TUTOR.EVT" in the "Files" pick list, and click
with the left mouse button. The name "TUTOR.EVT"
will become highlighted. (If TUTOR.EVT is already
highlighted, go to the next step.)

5. Next, click on the "Open" button. The dialog box
will close, and the template file will be loaded.
You will see the name "UNTITLED" showing in the Instant
Save Button. This is because we opened a template, so
that we may assign a new filename to it without
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LESSON 3: Working with a Headline
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Summary: In this lesson we will type a centered text
headline into text block number 1.

Objective: How to choose the Text Tool.
What is the I-Beam, and some of its uses.
How to Enter Text.
How to Center Text.
How to open the "Type specs" dialog box.
How to select a font, its size, and style.
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1. Move your mouse cursor over to the "Tool Panel",
located on top of the screen, next to the "Menu
panel". Click on the "Text Tool" (this is the tool
that has a capital letter "T" on it). (You could have
also selected the text tool by pressing ALT-F1.)

Choosing this tool will cause your mouse cursor to
change its shape into an I-Beam when it is within the
page area.

2. Position the I-Beam within text block number 1 and
click (this is the first box on the top of the page
with the number 1 to the left of it).

Note: the dotted magenta boxes around the page objects are
the "object frames." They serve as guidelines so
that you know where to click to select the object.
The object frames can be toggled on or off by
choosing "Object frames" from the "Options" menu.
For the purpose of this tutorial we recommend that
you leave them on -- we will instruct you when to
turn them off.

3. When the text cursor appears (a blinking vertical
line), go to the Menu Panel and click once on the
"Text" menu selection. When the "Text" menu opens,
select the "Center" command by clicking on it.

4. The next step is to choose the type style and size of
our text before we type it in. Now click on the
"Text" menu, when it opens click on the "Type Specs"
command. Choosing this command will open the "Type
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Specs" dialog box.

5. Let's select a font for our headline text from
the "Font" pick list. Select "Helvetique" by clicking
on it once. (The font name will become highlighted when
selected.) If Helvetique is not showing in the "Font"
pick list, click on the pick's arrow buttons to scroll
the font names.

6. Next click on the down-arrow button of the "Size" pick
list. Keep clicking on this down-arrow button, until
you see the number "32". This will be the size (in
points) of our intended headline text. Click once on
the number "32" to highlight it.

7. Now move your mouse over to the "Style" option and
click once in the "Bold" checkbox (a checkmark will
appear when selected).

8. Click on the "OK" button to exit the "Type specs"
dialog box and accept the selections you've made. Any
text that you type in next, will have the text
attributes that we selected in the previous steps.

9. Now we are ready to type in the headline text. Type in
the following words: "Introducing EnVision Publisher"

Note: When typing the above sentence, please enter it
exactly as it appears (upper and lower case
characters). Do NOT enter it in capital
letters because it will overflow the predefined
text block that is provided for the headline.

10. At this point the word "Introducing" should be on the
first line, and "EnVision Publisher" should be
on the second line. We now finished creating the
headline in text block number 1. Click the RIGHT button
on the mouse or press the ESC key to exit Text-Edit
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LESSON 4: Inserting and Deleting Text
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Summary: In this lesson we will be working with text block
number 2.

Objective: How to Insert text.
How to Highlight a word.
How to Delete text.
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1. Position your I-Beam in text block number 2 and click
once to select it. A blinking text cursor will appear
in the text block. Now move the I-Beam over to the
first line of the second paragraph, right in front of
the word "graphical", and click once. The blinking text
cursor will now show at that position. (If it does not
appear in that location, click there again).

2. Next, type in the word: "modern", and press spacebar.

3. We will now highlight the word "liking" on the third
line of the third paragraph to replace with
"preference". Move the I-Beam over to the front of the
word "liking", and press and hold down the LEFT mouse
button. While holding the button pressed, drag the
I-Beam to the right along the text line, until the
entire word "liking" is highlighted (highlighted text
is shown in reverse video).

4. Next press the Delete key or choose "Clear" from the
"Edit" menu to delete the highlighted text. Now that
the word "liking" was deleted, type in the word
"preference".

Note: We could have bypassed the pressing of the Delete
key in step 4 by simply typing the word "preference"
while the word "liking" was highlighted, because the
program automatically deletes highlighted text when new
text is typed in. You will find this to be a handy
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LESSON 5: Cutting and Pasting Text
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Summary: In this lesson we will learn how to use the "Cut"
and "Paste" commands. We will be working with text
blocks number 2 and 3.

Objective: Highlighting a paragraph.
How to Cut text.
How to Paste text.
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1. Position your I-Beam anywhere in the last paragraph
(in text block number 2). (Note that this paragraph
contains only one line). Now, double-click anywhere on
the line. The whole paragraph should become
highlighted. If it is not, repeat this step again.

Since this sentence seems to be a little out
of place here, we will "Cut" it, and then "Paste" it
into text block number 3.

Note: On slower computers, double clicking may not
work. Instead, you can highlight text by dragging
the mouse cursor, while pressing the left button,
over the text to highlight.

2. While the paragraph remains highlighted, click on
the "Edit" menu. When the menu opens, click on
the "Cut" command.
The highlighted paragraph will be removed from text
block number 2 and stored in EnVision Publisher's
internal clipboard.

3. Next, position the I-Beam within text block number 3,
on the empty line to the right of the small black
square (bullet). Click two times. The blinking text
cursor should appear where you clicked.

NOTE: If you have a non-VGA display (EGA, CGA, or
Hercules), the screen is shorter, and therefore
you may not see text block number 3 unless you
scroll down the page. To scroll the page, click
on the vertical scroll bar's down-arrow button
until the text block is visible.

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4. Click on the "Edit" menu, and choose the "Paste"
command. The one-line paragraph we cut from text block
number 2 should now appear in text block number 3,
and there should be a blank line between the next
paragraph.

5. Since the original paragraph that we cut from text
block number 2 had a 1/2 inch tab as its first
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LESSON 6: Copying and Pasting a Graphic
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Summary: In this lesson we will be placing square bullets
next to each paragraph in text block number 3.

Objective: Learning how to use the Pointer tool.
Copying a Graphic.
Pasting a Graphic.
Moving a Graphic.
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1. Click on the "Pointer Tool" located in the "Tool
Panel" (it's the one that looks like an arrow
pointing up). The mouse cursor will turn into the
Pointer arrow, when within the page area.

REMINDER: In case you forgot, the "Tool Panel" is
located at the top of the screen, to the
right of the Menu Panel. The "Tool Panel"
contains eight buttons: the big letter "T",
the circle, the square, etc. The "Pointer
Tool" is the one that has an arrow on it.
For more information about the "Tool Panel"
read Chapter 4 in EnVision Publisher's User's
Guide, or the "Reference Guide" on your disk.
(The 305 page indexed and illustrated User's
Guide is only available in print with the
registered versions of EnVision Publisher.)

2. Look at the first paragraph in text block number 3 (the
one you just pasted from text block number 2), to the
left of it you should see a small square -- click on
it once. The square's edit nodes will appear and the
mode section on the status line will show "Edit nodes".

3. Click on the "Edit" menu and then click on the "Copy"
command. A copy of the square will be placed in
EnVision Publisher's clipboard.

4. Now that the square was copied, click the RIGHT mouse
button (or press the ESC key) to unselect the square.
If you do not unselect the square, the "Paste command
will NOT be available (it will show as grayed out) in
the "Edit" menu. At this point the mode section on the
status line will change to "READY".
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5. Next select the "Edit" menu again, but this time
click on the "Paste" command. At this point, a copy
of the square in the clipboard will be pasted on top of
the original square. (Because the pasted square will
completely overlap the original square, they will
appear only as one square).

6. Before we continue, click on the down-arrow of the
vertical scroll bar several times, so that a few of the
paragraphs in text block number 3 as well as our square
are visible.

7. Now position the Pointer arrow in the center of the
square. Click once to select the square. The square's
edit nodes will show (and the status line will change
to "Edit nodes"). Click again to bring up the object's
Scale/Drag nodes (the status line will change to
Scale/Drag).

8. Look at the square now. In the center of the square you
will see a small rectangle showing in reversed color;
this is the Drag control point, and it is used to move
objects. The other four control points (one in each
corner of our rectangle) are used for resizing the
object, but we do not need to worry about them now.

9. Position the Pointer arrow in the center of the
square, over the Drag control point. The Pointer arrow
should change into the shape of a bull's eye. (Make
sure that you are over the Drag control point and not
over one of the Scale control points).

10. Now press the LEFT mouse button and hold it down. The
mouse cursor will change into a Grabber Hand.

Note: If the mouse cursor changes into a four-arrow
cross instead, this means that you did not place
the mouse over the Drag control point but rather
over one of the Scale control points. In such a
case press the RIGHT mouse button or press ESC to
undo, and repeat the process starting from Step 7
above.

11. While still holding down the LEFT mouse button, drag
the square down, so that it aligns with the first line
of the second paragraph in text block number 3. Try to
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align your square with the thick vertical line as well
as with the first line of the second paragraph. (The
vertical line serves as a guideline -- we will delete
it later on).

12. Repeat steps 5 through 11, until all the paragraphs in
text block number 3 have a square next to them. But
remember that everytime you select the "Paste" command,
the object will be pasted on top of the first square
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LESSON 7: Creating a Text Block
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Summary: In this lesson we will create a text block
in the dotted rectangle labeled number 4.

Objective: Creating a text block.
Entering text into a NEW text block.
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1. Before we proceed, click on the down-arrow of the
vertical scroll bar several times, until you reach
the bottom of the page.

2. Now let's select the "Text Tool" from the "Tool Panel",
by clicking on the button with the letter "T" in
it. At this point the mouse cursor will turn into
an I-Beam.

3. Locate the dotted red rectangle labeled as number 4.
This is your guide-rectangle.
Position the I-Beam in the upper left corner of
rectangle number 4.

4. Click and hold down the LEFT mouse button. While
holding the left mouse button pressed, drag the I-Beam
to the lower right corner of the rectangle. You will
see an outline of a box stretching as you drag the
I-beam -- this is the text block that you are creating.
Release the mouse button when you fitted your text
block within the guide-rectangle.
Note: If you are not satisfied with the size of your
text block, press the RIGHT mouse button or the
ESC key to undo it, and repeat the directions
given in the first paragraph of this step.

5. When you are done creating your text block as outlined
in step 4, a blinking text cursor will appear inside
it. This signals you that you may now start entering
text. Let's type in the following words:

"To register with Visa or MC call:"

Press ENTER when you are finished entering the text.


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LESSON 8: Importing Text
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Summary: In this lesson we will import some text into the
text block we just created.

Objective: How to Import text from a text file.
Changing the font and font size of the imported
text.
How to center text.
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1. Click with the I-Beam under the first line, in the text
block we've created in the previous lesson. A blinking
text cursor should appear. If it does not, click in the
same location again.(If the cursor is already on the
second line as it should be if you've just completed
lesson 7, you can skip this step).

2. Click on the "Text" menu, and select the "Type specs"
command. We are going to select the font and the font
size before we import text, so that the newly imported
text will take on our new type specifications. You
may also change the type specifications for your text
after your import it. For more information on
importing text, read Chapter 5 and 6 in EnVision
Publisher's User's Guide, or the "Reference Guide" on
your disk. (Due to disk space limitation, the 305 page
indexed User's Guide is only available in print with
the registered version of EnVision Publisher.)

3. Now click in the "Font" pick list, and select the
font named "Modern-Stamp", by clicking on it once.

4. Next, let's select the size of our font: click on
"30" in the "Size" pick list. If the "30" is not
immediately visible, click on one of the arrow
buttons to scroll through the available sizes. When
you see the number "30" -- click on it once to
highlight it.

5. Now click on the "OK" button. This will close the "Type
specs" dialog box and activate our changes.

6. Now we are ready to import text. Click on the
"File" menu, and then click again on the "Import"
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command. The "Import Text" dialog box will open.

7. Click on the file named "IMPORT.TXT" in the "Files"
pick list. You know that the file is selected when it
is highlighted. Look to the right of the "Filters"
button, make sure that it says "Plain Text". If it does
not, click on the "Filter" button and then click on the
"Plain Text" selection.

8. Click on the "Import" button when your are finished
with the above instructions. At this point the
"Import" dialog box will close and a telephone
number will import into your text block.

9. Now, click on the "Text" menu and select the "Center"
command to center our telephone number.

By the way, that is our real number, just in case you
want to register now to receive EnVision Publisher Plus
or EnVision Publisher Pro.



























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LESSON 9: Importing Graphics
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Summary: In this lesson we will import a PCX bit-mapped
image into the guide-rectangle number 5.

Objective: How to Import Graphics
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1. Click on the "Pointer Tool" in the "Tool Panel".
As you'll recall, this is the one with the arrow
pointing up. Your mouse cursor will turn into the
Pointer arrow. This will also put you in "Ready mode"
(as shown in the status line).

2. Click on the "File" menu, and choose the "Import"
command. The "Import Graphics" dialog box should
open.

3. Click on the file named: "BUGLE.PCX" in the "Files"
pick list. The name should become highlighted when
clicked on.

Note: The image that we will import is a monochrome PCX
image, and it was created using a paint program.
Practically all paint, draw, illustration, or
screen capture programs produce images in PCX
format that are compatible with EnVision
Publisher.

4. Next click on the "Import" button. The dialog box
will close, your page view will set itself to "View
all" (the entire page will be visible at one time),
and the mouse cursor will turn into a little camera.

5. Position the little camera in the upper left corner of
the guide-rectangle number 5, and click. The BUGLE.PCX
will import and show on the page. You can later drag it
or scale it using the Pointer tool and the five control
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LESSON 10: Drawing a Box
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Summary: In this lesson we will draw a box around the PCX
image we imported in Lesson 9.

Objective: How to draw a box.
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1. Click on the Box tool in the Tool Panel. The Box tool
is the fifth tool from the left, and it has a small
rectangle drawn on it. The mouse cursor will change
into a cross while within the page area.

2. Click on the "Page" menu, and choose "100% size".
Click on the arrow buttons of the vertical page scroll
bar to scroll the page until the entire PCX image and
the guide-rectangle (number 5) around it is shown on
the screen.

3. Position the mouse cursor in the upper left corner of
the guide-rectangle (number 5).

4. Now click and hold down the LEFT mouse button. While
still pressing the mouse button, drag it over to the
lower right corner of the guide-rectangle number 5.
The outline of a rectangle will appear as you drag the
mouse. Once you are satisfied with the appearance of
the rectangle, release the mouse button.
Note: If you made a mistake while drawing the
rectangle, or if you are not satisfied with it
press the RIGHT mouse button or the ESC key to
undo, and then repeat steps 3 and 4.

5. Click twice away from the rectangle you've just drawn
to return to READY mode. The rectangle should now be
nicely enclosing the PCX image.

Besides boxes, EnVision Publisher can also draw lines, circles
and ellipses, polylines, polygons, and Bezier curves. These
can be drawn with any of the available 18 different line
patterns , and can be filled with any of the 18 fill patterns,
including "paper-white" which can be used to cover objects or
portions of objects you do not want to be shown or printed.
These are advanced features and are beyond the scope of this
tutorial. For further information, please refer to Chapter 2,
Chapter 4, and Chapter 7 in the registered User's Guide.
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LESSON 11: Cleaning Up
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Summary: In this lesson we will Delete all the guide
rectangles, lines, and numbers from the Right
Master page.

Objective: How to access the Master Pages.
How to clear all items from a page.
How to access the "Go to" command.
How to turn off object frames.
What is the "View all" command.
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1. Make sure that the "Pointer" tool is selected and that
you are in READY mode.

2. Click on the "Page" menu, and then click on the
"Right master" command. This command will open the
Right Master page.

Note: The master pages, just like the style sheets,
character kerning, line leading, filled and
rotated text, as well as many other advanced
EnVision Publisher features can greatly simplify,
automate, and enhance document creation. The
master pages enable you to have automatic page
numbers, headers, footers, and global object
placement in your publications. The style sheets
enable you to define your own standards for text,
line, and paragraph formatting that you can use
across many documents for much easier and faster
desktop publishing and page layout jobs.
However, these are advanced features, and they
are beyond the scope of this tutorial. For more
information on master pages, read Chapter 8 in
EnVision Publisher's User's Guide, or the
"Reference Guide" on your disk. (The 305 page
indexed and illustrated User's Guide is only
available in print with the registered versions
of EnVision Publisher.)

3. Next click on the "Page" menu again, and then click
on the "Clear" command. A "verify" dialog box will
prompt you if you are sure that you want to delete all
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the objects on the page. Click "Yes".
At this point all the items on our Right Master page

have been deleted.

4. Now we want to go back to our publication page. Click
on the "Page" menu and select the "Go to" command.
Click on the "OK" button to go to page 1.

5. At this point we would also like to turn off the object
frames (the thin dotted lines surrounding the objects
on the page) so that we can get a clean view of our
page. Click on the "Options" menu, and then select the
"Object frame" command.

To put the frames on - just click on this command
again, but for now let's leave them off.

6. Now click on the "Page" menu, and select the "View
all" command. The purpose of this is to see the
entire page at one time, in order to ensure that all
objects on the page look good prior to printing.
You may also move objects around in this view if you
need to.

Note: You may edit your publication in any of the four
EnVision Publisher page views (View All, 100%,
200%, 400%). For more information on the
different magnification levels, please see
Chapter 8 in EnVision Publisher's User's Guide,
or the "Reference Guide" on your disk. (The 305
page indexed and illustrated User's Guide is only
available in print with the registered version of
EnVision Publisher.)














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LESSON 12: Saving Your Work
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Summary: In this lesson we will Save our publication to
a disk file.

Objective: How to Save a publication.
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1. While in READY mode, click on the "File" menu, and
select the "Save" command. The "Save as" dialog box
will open.

2. Next, click in the "Filename" text entry box (or press
the letter "F" which is the letter that selects the
"Filename" text entry box). A blinking text cursor will
appear.

3. The "Filename" text entry box has the "*.EVP"
characters in it. We want to delete them and enter the
name of our publication file.
Press the backspace key until all the characters in the
text entry box have been deleted. You are now ready to
type in a filename, it may be up to 8 characters long.
Let's type in:

"FLIER"

You don't need to assign an extension since
EnVision Publisher automatically assigns an ".EVP"
extension to all "publication" files (or ".EVT" for
templates).

4. Click on the "Save" button to save your publication.


Note: If you properly followed all the lessons so far, your
flier should look like the file FLIER2.EVP on your disk
you can open that file and compare it with yours. (On
your disk there are other sample publication files, so
you may later want to take a look at these too). But
for now, let's get to the most important part of this
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LESSON 13: Printing your work
............................................................
Summary: In this lesson we will print our "FLIER"
publication that we have created thus far.

Objective: How to print your publication.
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1. While in READY mode, click on the "File" menu located
in the Menu Panel.

2. When the menu opens click on the "Print" command.
Choosing this command will pop-up the "Print"
dialog box.

3. The "From" and "to" text entry boxes should have a "1"
showing in each. This means that we only want to
print from page 1 to page 1. We want to leave this
as is, because we only have a one page flier, anyway.

4. The number of copies should also be set to "1".

5. The "Scale" is usually set to 100%, we want to
leave this value as is.

6. The "Options" section will also remain unchanged. We
are only printing one page, therefore none of those
apply.

7. If you know what printer standard your own printer
emulates, you may now choose it from the "Printer
emulation & DPI or Bitmap image" pick list. To select a
printer emulation, just scroll up and down the list, by
clicking on the UpArrow or DownArrow buttons.
When you find the emulation that matches your printer,
click on it to highlight it, then skip to Step 8. If
you do not know your printer's emulation, continue
reading the remainder of this step.

If you are not sure what standard your printer
emulates, click on the "Find Printer" button.
This will cause the "Find Printer" dialog box to
appear. This dialog lists several hundred different
printers and models in alphabetical order, with the
various emulations that each one supports. (Some
printers support more than one emulation).
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Scroll down the list to find your printer. When you
see your printer model showing in the pick list,
click on it once to highlight it. This will cause the
available emulations for that printer to show in the
"Emulates" section of this dialog. Click on one of the
buttons to the left of the listed emulation, to select
that emulation. Now click "OK" to close the "Find
printer" dialog and accept your printer selection.

If you cannot find your printer in this list, and
you don't know what standard it emulates, refer to
your printer's manual. Your printer's manual should
list your printer's emulation. Otherwise, call your
printer's manufacturer or the dealer from where you
bought it. We would not be familiar with printers that
are not listed there, therefore we cannot offer
technical support on this topic.

8. If your printer is connected to the LPT1 parallel port
on your computer (this is the general case for most
users) then you are now ready to print. Make sure that
your printer is turned on and on-line, and it has at
least one sheet of paper. Click "OK" to start printing
and skip the remainder of this step.

This only applies to users whose printer is NOT
connected to the LPT1 port, or users using serial
printers. In this case, you will have to click on the
"Printer setup" button to bring up the "Printer setup"
dialog. In this dialog you can specify several
parameters for your printer. If you are using a serial
printer make sure that you set the "Port" to COM1 or
COM2, and that the "Baud", "Parity", "Handshake",
"Databits", and "Stopbits" are matching your printer's
requirements. (The default settings will usually work
with most serial printers). The "PostScript fonts"
checkbox only applies to PostScript printers, and it
normally should be left as checked. Click "OK" to close
the "Printer setup" dialog, then click "OK" in the
"Print" dialog to print the publication.

9. During printing, a print progress window will appear on
the screen.
Note: Depending on your computer configuration, you
may be able to significantly improve the print
speed. See "Print speedup" in Help Topics for
more details.
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LESSON 14: Just the Beginning
............................................................
Summary: In this lesson you will take a look at much more
advanced publications provided on your disk, so you
can get a feel of the power and versatility of
EnVision Publisher.

Objective: To show EnVision Publisher's advanced capabilities.
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1. While in READY mode, click on the "File" menu located
in the Menu Panel.

2. When the menu opens, click on the "Open" command.
Choosing this command will pop-up the "Open"
dialog box.

3. Click on the "SHOW_ME.EVP" file shown in the "Files"
pick list. The SHOW_ME.EVP file will become
highlighted.

4. Click on the "Open" button to open the publication.

5. Just enjoy the view: rotated text, filled text, knock-
out type (the white text on top of the black polygon),
text filled with a various fill patterns and colors.

6. Now, press the PageDown key to scroll down the page.

7. Look at the text "SANDWICHED" between an oval and a
rectangle. Remember, EnVision Publisher is an object-
oriented program, so you can stack objects on top of
one another.

8. Next click on the "File" menu and choose "Open" again.

9. When the "Open" dialog appears, click on the file
"NEWS.EVP" in the "Files" pick list. The NEWS.EVP file
will now become highlighted. Next, click the "Open"
button to open the NEWS.EVP publication.

10. This is the first page of the September 1992 issue of
the Software Vision Newsletter, which you will receive
when you register. Look at the rotated knock-out type
along the left side of the page -- this comes from the
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right master page, and it will appear on every right-
sided page in the publication. You won't be able to
edit this text here -- you will have to go to the Right
Master Page in order to get access to it. This shows
you the power of master pages.

11. Now let's let's look at one more impressive publication
on your disk: click on the "File" menu and choose
"Open" again.

12. When the "Open" dialog appears, click on the file
"FONTS.EVP" in the "Files" pick list. The FONTS.EVP
file will now become highlighted. Next, click on the
"Open" button to open the FONTS.EVP publication.

13. These are the scalable font families you will receive
when you register. Each of these font families comes
in four font styles, for a total of 124 fonts!

14. Now, press the PageDown key to scroll down the page.
Even more fonts will appear!

15. Let's print this font page: click on the "File" menu
and choose "Print". The "Print" dialog will appear.

16. Make sure that your printer is turned on, and it has
paper in it.

17. Click on the "OK" button to start printing.

18. During printing, a print progress window will appear on
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Conclusion
----------

This concludes our tutorial, we hope you enjoyed working with
EnVision Publisher. By now you should be familiar with the
general operation of EnVision Publisher, and you should be
able to start creating publications on your own.

Don't forget: EnVision Publisher has comprehensive help
available at the touch of a key. To get help press F1 at
anytime. The help system is fully indexed and it is context-
sensitive, which means that when you press F1 you will receive
help on your current action.

With what you now know, after following this tutorial, you
should be able to successfully evaluate the shareware version
of EnVision Publisher to determine whether or not the program
fits your needs. If it does, and you decide to continue using
it, then you MUST register to receive EnVision Publisher Plus
or EnVision Publisher Pro. See below for a detailed
description of the benefits of registration.


BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION
========================

When you register you will receive the latest version of
EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision Publisher Pro:

EnVision Publisher Plus - Features and Benefits
-----------------------------------------------

* 68 scalable fonts: these fonts can be scaled from 4 points
to 108 points, in one point increments, and can be
rotated and filled with a fill pattern. These fonts are
shown in the FONTS.EVP publication file on your disk.
* User's Guide: professionally printed 305 page indexed
User's Guide with hundreds of figures and step-by-step
instructions, covering every feature of the program.
* Word processor import filters.
* Print drivers for printing an EnVision Publisher document
to a PCX, TIFF, or IMG bit-mapped file. These files can
then be imported into other programs, or used with a
fax/modem.
* Ability to import color PCX images. The unregistered
shareware version only imports monochrome PCX images.
* Clipart: a collection of PCX clipart images that you can
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import into EnVision Publisher.
* Templates: a collection of publication templates to make
your work much easier when designing items such as menus,
letterheads, invoices, envelopes, reports, etc.
* Technical Support: when registered users need assistance
with EnVision Publisher, they can call our knowledgeable
support staff directly. Unregistered users will receive
limited support by mail, FAX, or CompuServe only.
Unregistered users will not receive telephone support.
* Newsletter: a subscription to the quarterly EnVision
Publisher Newsletter, containing articles covering EnVision
Publisher, desktop publishing and page layout topics, as
well as special offers for fonts, clipart, and new EnVision
Publisher program versions.
* Software License, allowing you to LEGALLY use EnVision
Publisher beyond the trial period. Unregistered users
should only use EnVision Publisher for up to 30 days.
Continued use of the unregistered program after the 30 day
trial period is a violation of our license.
* Discounts on future EnVision Publisher versions.
* EnVision Publisher Plus does not show the registration
reminder screen upon program startup, and the registration
reminder messages do not appear anywhere in the program or
in the documentation.

EnVision Publisher Pro - Features and Benefits
----------------------------------------------

The "Pro" version of EnVision Publisher offers all the above
benefits available with the "Plus", but in addition it comes
with 124 scalable fonts, it has more clipart, more templates,
and it has the ability to create very large documents - up to
2500 pages per document. (EnVision Publisher Plus supports
documents of up to 120 pages per document).


How To Register
---------------

To register and receive EnVision Publisher Plus or EnVision
Publisher Pro, select "Registration form" from the Help menu,
fill out the form, then click on the "Print registration form"
button at the bottom of the order form. You will then be asked
whether you are using a PostScript printer. Click "Yes" if you
do, or "No" if you do not (most users do NOT use PostScript).
Make sure that your printer is turned on before you print.
Finally, mail the form to the address printed on it. We accept
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VISA, Master Card, checks drawn on a U.S.A. bank, or
international postal money orders drawn in U.S.A. currency.

Alternatively, you can also print the registration form below,
fill it out, and mail it to us together with your payment.
If you pay for the registration with a Visa or MasterCard, you
can also register by calling our order desk toll free at
1-800-388-8474. You can also fax your order form to us at
813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe user, you can also
E-mail your order to us at account number: 70304,64

We have international representatives in Europe, Australia,
and New Zealand. If you live outside U.S.A. or Canada, please
see "International sales" in the Help menu, or print the text
file REGISTER.DOC on your disk, for a listing of these
representatives.

If you plan to use EnVision Publisher in a multiuser
environment, please call us for site license details.

Thank you for evaluating EnVision Publisher, and thank you for
registering!


What Reviewers Have Said About EnVision Publisher
-------------------------------------------------

"This is an excellent program that's full of features that
simply haven't been available in Shareware until now. Because
of the program's excellence, I'm giving it the Shareware
Magazine Editor's Choice Award."
Michael E. Callahan (a.k.a. Dr. File Finder)
SHAREWARE MAGAZINE, Nov/Dec 1992 issue

"There are few layouts that you could not create with EnVision
Publisher. One way or another, this program gives you the
tools to place text and graphics anywhere on your page with
all the styling options most of us will ever need, and that's
what desktop publishing is all about."
Steven Enzer
SHAREWARE UPDATE MAGAZINE, October 1992 issue.

"If you're looking to assemble a newsletter, publication, or
other similar document, this is the best piece of shareware
for the task. You'd do well to give EnVision Publisher a spin."
Preston Gralla
COMPUTER SHOPPER, April 1993 issue.
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EnVision Publisher Registration Form
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Name:____________________________ Company:________________

Address:___________________________________________________

City:______________________________________________________

State/Province:________________ ZIP/Postal code:__________

Country:_______________________ Telephone:________________
============================================================
PRODUCT QUANTITY TOTAL

EnVision Publisher Plus..........$69 _____ _______

EnVision Publisher Pro...........$169 _____ _______
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Subtotal (add the TOTAL column above)---------->_______

7% Florida sales tax (if applicable)----------->_______

Shipping ($5 USA & Canada, $12 international)-->_______

TOTAL (add the Subtotal, Tax, and Shipping)====>_______
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============================================================
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Mail this form to: Software Vision Corp.
PO Box 1734, Pinellas Park, FL 34664-1734, USA
Telephone: 813-545-4354
============================================================
Credit card holders can also register by calling our toll free
order desk at: 1-800-388-8474. You can also fax this order
form to us at 813-541-5616. If you are a CompuServe user, you
can also E-mail your order to us at account number: 70304,64
International orders see "International sales" in Help menu.
THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING! (Reference: 1.54)
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