New in 8.0: Notebooks & Documents
Wolfram System 8 introduces numerous new usability features, including a whole new paradigm for entering input using free-form linguistics that no longer require even understanding Wolfram Language syntax. Additional user interface enhancements run across the spectrum, including major updates to the find dialog, the entire printing system, and even the basic cell insertion pointer.
choose how to enter input (Wolfram Language, free-form, text, etc.)
( at beginning of input) — use free-form linguistics to generate Wolfram Language output ( at beginning of input) — generate full Wolfram|Alpha output ( ) — enter free-form linguistics for conversion to inline Wolfram Language input Computable Document Format (CDF) Files How to: Create a Computable Document Format (CDF) File — create and deploy .cdf files File New — create a new .cdf file File Save As... — added support for saving .cdf files "CDF" — added and Import of Computable Document Format (.cdf) files Export Automatic Evaluation of Notebooks NotebookEvaluate — evaluate the cells in a specified notebook Improved Interactive Graphics Editing (modified) Graphics Drawing Tools — draw and edit graphics interactively Improved Find and Replace (modified) Edit Find — highlight results in a notebook, view find and replace history New and Improved Printing (modified) File Print — print preview for Windows and Linux, improved paging control and line breaking Improved Headers and Footers (modified) File Printing Settings Headers and Footers New Citation Management Insert — integration with EndNote Citation Management — a tutorial on managing citations in the Wolfram System New in Stylesheets (modified) Format Stylesheet New in Spoken Output (modified) Speak — speak any expression, including math and diagrams
(modified) SpokenString — spoken representation of an expression