[texhax] Request for advice on figures for on-line and printable book.

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Mar 9 14:00:41 CET 2011

On Mar 8, 2011, at 11:22 AM, Thomas Vaughan wrote:

> If anyone has any other ideas about what I might look into, then
> please let me know.

Your project cuts to the chase of the dichotomy of printed and electronic texts.

Unfortunately, the ebook standards haven't been keeping up, so I believe that the electronic equivalent of a deluxe ``coffee table book'' is going to be the customized stand-alone app --- which opens up all possibilities, but requires a lot more development work. The Corbis Leonardo multi-media CD-ROM in hindsight was the fore-runner of such.

Wish I could be more helpful --- I will note that there is a really neat on-line presentation of Euclid's _Elements_ --- Joyce's Java version which is along the lines of what you're planning:



William Adams
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Fry Communications
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