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The TagWrite Interleaf™? Transformer Converts Interleaf (QuickSilver) files to RTF (MS Word, Frame), XML
TagWrite is software that converts all types of detailed engineering and technical documents and forms to the format that suits your needs.
Integrity of Your Data is Protected
TagWrite parses (reads) your original Interleaf data file and performs the conversion in computer memory without human intervention. It is very important to understand thatTagWrite is NOT a scanning or a key entry method. It is entirely a software solution. Human data errors are not introduced into your documents. For most customers, this eliminates the high cost of detailed proofing for content.
Since 1987, ZANDAR Corporation has specialized documents with critical content that demand precise conversion and rigorous quality control. Each TagWrite application is custom built for your specific job.
We have twenty-five years and millions of pages of experience with Interleaf (QuickSilver) conversion.
All work is performed by USA citizens in our Vermont and California offices. We do not subcontract any work.
The Highest Level of Document Formatting
TagWrite has been optimized to produce fully formatted Rich Text Format (RTF) for import to MS Word or FrameMaker. Inquire about XML and DITA
What is RTF?
"RTF" stands for Rich Text Format. RTF is the document interchange standard established by Microsoft Corporation.
Using all the resources of RTF, TagWrite provides deep formatting including all styles and dynamic references and cross references, equations, and other features built into products like Microsoft Word or Frame. All versions of Microsoft Word permit files to be imported from RTF and saved in either .RTF or .DOC format with all formatting preserved. Files are easily convertible to Adobe PDF. RTF provides optimal import from Interleaf to Adobe FrameMaker with graphics.
What is XML?
XML is an international standard for coding documents that may be published on the Web or in document management systems. Each XML project has its own "schema" or Document Type Definition (DTD). TagWrite can support virtually any DTD. Each XML application is unique. Please inquire.
Interleaf styles (classes) are converted to precisely styled paragraphs in Microsoft Word. The appearance of the original Interleaf document can be duplicated in the converted document. The TagWrite conversion process also is able to change the stylistic appearance to meet your current needs. Any document style and Windows compatible font can be supported.
Tables of any complexity in portrait (vertical) or Landscape (horizontal)
Automated References and Cross References throughout the documents.
Equations from Interleaf converted to fully editable format in Microsoft Word Equation Editor 3 or to the superior "MathType" program from Design Sciences. If your documents contain equations, please discuss this with us.
Graphics -- Editable vector and raster graphics; encapsulated Postscript; overlays, underlays, outline text, others.
All special characters and European languages.
levels or hard numbered.
Lists -- bulleted and simple sequentially auto-numbered lists
Highlighting anywhere in the document (bold, underline, italic or combinations and colors as needed).
Change page notices in footers. Interleaf has the ability to make a change page notice in the footer, but there is no native support for this feature in Microsoft Word. TagWrite engineers developed a method to provide this function in Word.
Headers and Footers; Footnotes
Table of Contents, Figure reference and Figure List, Automated indexing; Note, Warning, Caution
Substantially all other features
TagWrite transforms native Interleaf vector drawings to editable Windows metafile vector format or to "shapes" including beziers, splines, arcs and other features. The converted vector graphics are editable in various graphic editing programs like Adobe Illustrator and others. There are very few, but potentially some limitations on graphic conversion. We will evaluate your project.
Text boxes within graphics are easily and directly editable in Word and Frame as text.
Raster images (like photos and scanned images) are converted as raster.
There are very few, but potentially some formatting limitations when moving between Interleaf and Microsoft Word, FrameMaker or other products due to the inherent limitations of the formatter. ZANDAR Corporation technicians will examine your document and advise you on these problems, if any. We generally find a "work around" if we meet a problem, but for most documents, the limitations are few.
High Security Environments
The following section describes our normal mode of working. Please inquire about methods we have successfully applied for converting documents under the highest security conditions.
Processing of the Document and Cost
The native Interleaf file format is very complex and was designed to be machine readable. Complexity is magnified because there is wide variability of its use even within the same group of documents.
Each Interleaf/QuickSilver conversion job requires technical set up and quality control analysis in the ZANDAR Corporate offices with ongoing quality control refinement during the course of production. Each job is a "work of art", so to speak. Except for high security jobs, we run the conversion and maintain continuous quality control monitoring on our computers and ship finished documents to the customer. We maintain a FTP site for data transfer.
We are highly efficient producers. Based on our
ongoing market analysis, the cost for using the TagWrite Interleaf
Transformer is far lower than any other means in the
The low cost is especially apparent when you take account of key factors:
TagWrite achieves total formatting including styling, tables of any complexity, graphics, automated references and cross references, complex equations, auto or hard numbering, and all other features
We offer a fixed price. We do NOT charge extra based on the number of keystrokes. We do NOT charge extra for graphics or tables, styling, automated features like references/cross references or for any other feature with the single exception that there may be a surcharge if the project contains a significant number of equations. Please let us know if your project contains equations.
TagWrite provides wide support for correct graphic conversion and conversion of editable text inside of graphics
TagWrite conversion parses (reads) your original data files and performs the conversion in computer memory. Human error from key entry or scanning is NOT introduced. Proofreading for content generally is not required by our customers. This is a significant cost saving factor for many of our customers.
ZANDAR Corporation, Vermont, USA
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 802-662-0556