The electronic publishing work focuses on extending the current collection of word-processing software to be able to automate more of the author's tasks, including inclusion of various kinds of diagrams and figures into the document and production of back-of-the book indices.
Below are references to the older work in this area that is not covered in detail by the abstracts in these WEB pages.
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Buchman, C., Berry, D.M., Gonczarowski, J. ``DITROFF/FFORTID: An Adaptation of the UNIX® DITROFF for Formatting Bi-Directional Text,'' Transactions on Office Informations Systems, 3:4, pp. 380-397, October, 1985
Becker, Z. and Berry, D.M., ``triroff, An Adaptation of the UNIX ditroff for Formatting Tri-Directional Text,'' Electronic Publishing, Origination, Dissemination, and Design, 2:3, pp. 119-142, 1990 PDF FTP
Berry, D.M. ``Stretching Letter and Slanted-Baseline Formatting for Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian with ditroff and Dynamic POSTSCRIPT Fonts,'' Technical Report, Faculty of Computer Science, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1998 PDF ps.Z
Berry, D.M. ``Stretching Letter and Slanted-Baseline Formatting for Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian with ditroff and Dynamic POSTSCRIPT Fonts,'' Software--Practice & Experience, 29:15, 1417-1457 1999 PDF ps.Z