What's new in Mathcad 12
Mathcad 12 brings significant productivity advantages to your
product development and engineering design projects. Its new
features add mathematical functionality and the flexibility to
easily access, share, publish, and present your work.
New Feature Breakdown
Metadata and traceable calculations expand Mathcad
XML file format stores saved results, providing new
capabilities for publishing, collaboration, search, and integration.
Save XML files with results, eliminating the need to rerun
Work with Mathcad documents in a tagged, text-based format.
Files are easily searched, stored, and referenced by other
systems or tools that understand XML
XSL transform to XHTML provides a transformation template
for converting XMCD files to a robust, browser-ready document
format for better customization of HTML pages
XSL:FO allows documents to be converted to PDF format
XML file format stores all images in compact format,
reducing file size for image-intensive worksheets
Built-in units and user-specified default units
XML file format lets you set preferences globally
18 new built-in units; built-in availability of all units in
all systems; and enhanced, extended simplification rules make
units support more functional and easier to use than ever before
Define your own default units, so you can work intuitively
without performing display conversions by hand.
2D graph options
Web controls available for all users
List boxes, text boxes, radio buttons, and check boxes let
you easily enter and modify worksheet data values without
Mathcad documents containing Web controls can be executed
online using the Mathcad Application Server
Web Controls may be used in place of Mathsoft Controls
New data import wizard
Allows you to read a large variety of file formats, preview
the data, and select and control the parts of the data you want
New command-line READFILE function encapsulates much of this
functionality for use in program loops, including the ability to
read in Excel files from a built-in function.
Mathcad 12 can be installed side-by-side with Mathcad 11 on the
same system to ease transition from one release to the next.