FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TEXT CLEANER UPDATE BRINGS WEB-READY CLEANING AND KEEPS STYLES WITH XPRESS TAGS
Takoma Park, MD November 3, 1998--Studio 405, Inc. announced today that it
has begun shipping Text Cleaner 1.5 for the Macintosh. Text Cleaner
provides correct typesetting marks and input error correction in one pass,
eliminating the need for common search and replace routines. The 1.5
upgrade adds text preparation for the World-Wide Web by changing text
characters with no direct HTML conversion to their web-safe counterparts.
Also new to version 1.5 is automatic recognition of Xpress Tags, allowing
QuarkXpress users to retain all styles and style guides, including font
designation. Text Cleaner will work with any application that allows Copy
and Paste or saving a text file. Pricing has been reduced to $95, down from
"Text Cleaner's Web-ready cleaning makes it a valuable tool for Webmasters
and typesetters alike," said Glenn Kowalski, co-founder of Studio 405.
"We've added the most requested features of 'reverse' cleaning and
maintaining style information."
Partial Feature List:
* Removes multiple spaces, returns and tabs
* Creates or curly or straight quotes
* Corrects foot and inch measurement marks
* Corrects apostrophes for year abbreviations
* Creates or removes en and em dashes
* Creates or removes ligatures and ellipses
* Removes page breaks
* Removes email quote symbols
* Changes line breaks to wrapped text
* Removes spaces before and after em dashes, hyphens, returns and tabs
* Performs all cleaning operations in the best possible sequence
* Works with copy and paste or text files
* Drag and drop cleaning of text files in the Finder
* Custom Presets
* Recognition of Xpress Tags to retain style information
* All operations are optional
Text Cleaner can be ordered on the web at (http://www.studio405.com/
textcleaner/) or by calling 301-270-8445.
Text Cleaner requires a Mac OS compatible computer with 2 megabytes of free
hard disk space and operating system 7.0 or higher with 5,000k of free RAM.
Mac OS 7.5 or higher is required for drag and drop cleaning with the
included DropClean application. Text Cleaner is Mac OS 8.5 compatible.
Studio 405, Inc. is a graphic design and computer consulting firm, offering
solutions since 1991. Additional information on Text Cleaner is available
at ( http://www.studio405.com/textcleaner/).
Studio 405, Inc.
6930 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Contact: Glenn Kowalski
Phone: 301-270-8445 Ext. 26.