For Immediate Release
MathType 6 for Windows Now Shipping
New version adds Microsoft Office
2007 and Windows Vista compatibility, plus TeX/LaTeX input and Wikipedia
LONG BEACH, Calif. — September 12, 2007 —
Design Science today announced the release of MathType™ 6 for Windows, a major
upgrade that is compatible with Microsoft Office 2007 and Windows Vista.
New features include TeX input, the ability
to copy equations to and from Wikipedia, and more.
MathType is the full-featured, professional version of the Equation Editor in
Microsoft Office and many other products, and is used by math and science
educators, engineers, research scientists, students and publishing professionals to
include mathematical notation in printed documents, presentations and web pages.
MathType 6 takes full advantage of Office 2007's
new Ribbon user interface by adding a new MathType tab in Word and PowerPoint to
do equation operations in documents and presentations, and introduces new
equation numbering and browse features that work with all Word 2007 equation
types. "I can see already that 6.0 is going to cut my preparation time down
considerably. The new ribbon interface is so much clearer." said William F. Shughart II, F.A.P. Barnard Distinguished
Professor of Economics, Editor in Chief, Public Choice, The University of
Mississippi, Department of Economics.
MathType 6 enables the user to copy equations
from existing TeX documents, and scientists who already know the TeX
typesetting language can now type expressions directly into MathType. "The new
LaTeX-to-MathType feature is marvelous. Instead of having to retype all my
equations again to use in a PowerPoint presentation, I now can just cut and
paste. This is the best software purchase I have made in a long time." said
Alfonso Limon, Chief Scientist, A&A Consulting Ca.
MathType 6 now works with Wikipedia, the popular
online encyclopedia that contains thousands of pages with mathematical
equations. Users can do research on Wikipedia and copy relevant equations for use in their own work. MathType
equations can also be copied
into Wikipedia's page editor to create new pages, or edit existing ones.
MathType is US $57 for academic users, $97 for
non-academic users; upgrades are US $37 for academic users, $49 for non-academic
About Design Science
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Long Beach,
California, Design Science develops software used by educators, scientists and
publishing professionals, including MathType, Equation Editor in Microsoft
Office, WebEQ, MathFlow, MathPlayer and TeXaide, to communicate on the web and
in print. For more information please visit
Vice President, Sales
+1 (562) 432-2920
Design Science, Inc.
140 Pine Avenue, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802