Download
the senior honors project proposal style file n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Senior Honors Project Proposal Style File PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Senior Honors Project Proposal Style File

The Senior Honors Project Proposal Style File

111 Vues Download Presentation
Télécharger la présentation

The Senior Honors Project Proposal Style File

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. The Senior Honors Project Proposal Style File A Tutorial by Forrest Scott Brinkley

  2. This is a simple approach • The style outlined here just skims the surface of the capabilities in SWP. • The style file generates the necessary “blanks” for your personal information to be entered as Front Matter in SWP. • Further customization will require more reading and/or training than I can offer, but it is DEFINITELY possible.

  3. 3 Steps • Open a style file in the style editor. • Modify the file in the “key” areas and then save the file appropriately. • Create a new SWP project using that file, modifying the Front Matter to suit your needs.

  4. Opening an Existing Style File • Open the style editor • Select a style such as Article (under the Articles type)

  5. Modifying the file • Key Area I: Under the Elements menu, select Document Variable. • Delete all items. • Click “New Item” for each item you wish to see on your document. • Name the item and enter some sample text in the Default Value field. • Enter a tag label, followed by a colon “:”. • Check the Front Matter checkbox.

  6. Modifying the file contd… • Key Area II:Under the Elements menu, select Display Element. • Delete all items. • Add a new item for every item you added in the Document Variable menu. Name the items as you did in the DV menu, using all caps this time. • In the Components box, type the name of the item in the DV menu to which this item corresponds. • Click the Paragraph box to specify that item’s spacing and justification. • Specify the font and color for that item.

  7. Modifying the file contd… • Key Area III:Under the Elements menu, select Rule. • Specify a new Rule type. I used “Sig” as name. • Make sure the length is adequate those whose signatures are large! • Set the line thickness. I used 0.4pt.

  8. Modifying the file contd… • Key Area IV:Under the Parts menu, select Exceptional Page. • Add a New Item by clicking the New Item button. • Make all settings identical to mine. Options are… • The Space{} settings • The exact order of the items (TITLE, AUTHOR, etc.) • The SW TagName • Use ALL CAPS (as in the Display Element page) when specifying content.

  9. Modifying the file contd… • Key Area V:Under the Parts menu, select Shell File. • Enter all desired content as I have done here.

  10. Save the file… • “Save As” as you would in any other Microsoft Windows Application. • I didn’t change the directory. You may rename the file (the part between the ‘\’ and the ‘.sty’ in the top text entry field) and change the description. • Make sure the bottom most checkboxes are checked. • If you’re like me and you have Data Demons living in your PC, I’d do this frequently during the course of your modifications (unless you enjoy making repetitive modifications 

  11. Using your file… • Choose New from the File menu in SWP. • Choose the Style Editor Shell Directory. • Choose the file you saved. Click OK.

  12. Filling in the blanks… • Under the Typeset menu, choose Front Matter. • Enter the appropriate information. DO NOT modify any of the tags (blue-background text). • For a second Address line click in the middle of the Address line, press the END key, and then press Enter.

  13. Typeset PDF or DVI preview… • Typeset your document in the normal manner. • Look at your results 