LEXIS-NEXIS Launches Office 97
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New architecture permits more features and functions.
DAYTON, Ohio's LEXIS-NEXIS has unveiled its four-year, multimillion-dollar infrastructure overhaul, producing a
state-of-the-art client-server architecture for its online service. LEXIS-NEXIS Office 97, says the company, has two
components: LEXIS-NEXIS Office Version 6.0 for Windows 3.x and LEXIS-NEXIS Office Version 7.0 for Windows 95
or Windows NT.
LEXIS-NEXIS Office 97 offers Internet access via Netscape Navigator, along with a host of other new features
including the ability to tag documents for later downloading or printing, easier search formulation and additional
source selection options. For the first time, the company notes, users of the service will be able to work in multiple
windows, launching two or more searches and browsing two or more answer sets. In addition, Version 7.0 offers
split-screen viewing of search results, drag-and-drop printing and right mouse-button functionality.
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Single Disc Compiles All States' Tax Laws
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FOR STATE TAX practitioners, Tax Analysts of Arlington, Va. provides a new CD-ROM called State Tax OneDisc.
The State Tax OneDisc puts the tax statutes and regulations of all 50 states and the District of Columbia together
onto a single CD-ROM, the company says. It also includes the U.S. Tax Code and pertinent regulations as well as a
directory of contact information for state tax officials. The CD-ROM uses Folio software, the company notes; all data is
updated monthly, and subscribers can select quarterly or monthly subscriptions.
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