The Interactive Scientific Publishing group at
IBM Research is pleased to announce that the
IBM techexplorer Hypermedia Browser Version 2.0
Preview Release 2 is now available at no charge
for Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, AIX 4.1, and
Sun Solaris 2.5.
IBM's techexplorer Hypermedia Browser dynamically
formats and displays expressions and documents
containing mathematical, technical, and scientific
techexplorer is a Netscape Navigator plug-in that
processes a large subset of TeX and LaTeX,
the flexible, concise and pervasive markup languages
used for publishing in education, mathematics and
many of the sciences.
Tuned for on-screen readability, techexplorer
provides many end-user options for formatting
Please visit IBM alphaWorks at
to download techexplorer.
Note that for plug-in support on AIX, Netscape
requires version 4.1 or higher of the operating system
and requires Navigator or Communicator versions 4.03
or higher. An HTML readme file on alphaWorks gives
extensive version and installation information.
Other UNIX versions are in our plans, but are not
available at this time.
Some features in the Windows version are not yet in
this UNIX version, but many have been added since PR 1.
New features include improved UNIX fonts and many
cross-platform improvements, including new
TeX and*features and Netscape frame support.
This version also contains basic support for some
of the presentation tags in the working draft of
the W3C Mathematical Marup Language proposal.
Please direct comments and questions to
Robert S. Sutor
Manager, Interactive Scientific Publishing
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
techexplorer on IBM alphaWorks:
techexplorer web site: