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Introduction
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 ORFO 2004 (Version 8.0) 
Proofing Tool for Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French, Spanish Italian and Portuguese

ORFO is the unique set of linguistic programs checking spelling, grammar and style in Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. The most part of PC-users in Russia works with ORFO. The Russian versions of Microsoft Office 97-2003 use ORFO linguistic technologies developed by INFORMATIC company.

The new eighth version of ORFO 2004 has considerably improved spelling, grammar and style checkers. New grammar rules are added and the previous rules discernment is improved. The new ORFO version supports MS Office 2003. Grammar checking is available now in many applications. The new possibility is the spelling-checking of texts in Italian and Portuguese. Working in Windows XP improved, system capabilities are extended. ORFO now demonstrates flexible setup options in MS Word and various applications. A new modified Russian Heritage Dictionary is used. The possibilities of calling and setup ORFO from MS Word are extended. New additional specialized dictionaries are added.

ORFO 2004 can check spelling in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher; Microsoft Outlook Express; Adobe PageMaker; QuarkXPress and in many other popular applications.

Basic package for Russian

For the spelling check of russian texts. Basic package helps to find and correct orthographic errors, hyphenates the text, displays the word with all its forms and grammatical characteristics. This package allows hyphenation with the desirable quality level: Book or Newspaper. The new words are added to the dictionary with all their word forms. Words added once will be recognized also in other applications supported by ORFO. Basic package includes its own built-in editor for editing and checking texts. You can also check texts in the majority of editable windows (Notepad, ICQ etc.) using hotkeys.

Professional Package for Russian

Professional package includes the full set of editing instruments. They are as follows: Spelling checker, Russian Thesaurus (a dictionary of synonyms, antonyms and related words), full hyphenation, display of the word with all its forms and grammatical characteristics, adding new words with all its forms. The improved grammar and style corrector uses more than 40 groups of rules. There is the Grammar handbook containing rules of the Russian spelling and punctuation and the examples of their use. Professional package is provided with special tools for Microsoft Word: finding and replacing any word encountered in a document in all its forms, composing autosummary and creating the list of its key-words. The new Russian Heritage Dictionary provides the extended explanation of words and expressions along with synonyms and examples of their use. New additional specialized dictionaries are added (Construction, Oil and Gas, Information Technology, Business etc.). Professional package is an irreplaceable assistant for users working with text documents.

Multilanguage Package for English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Multilingual Package adds words with all their word forms. It gives the new possibility of checking spelling in Italian, Portuguese (Portugal) and Portuguese (Brazil) languages. The new words are added to the dictionary with all their word forms. It allows to select pre- or post-reform spelling rules in German. It has the possibilities of viewing all word forms and their grammatical characteristics and installing additional dictionaries on different fields of knowledge. Multilingual Package is a safety proofing tool for foreign languages.

The main features of ORFO 2004

  • Improved spelling, grammar and style checkers;
  • Opportunity of checking texts in the Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese languages;
  • Opportunity to add new words with all its word forms to the user dictionary;
  • Full hyphenation with Book or Newspaper quality;
  • Detailed Russian Grammar handbook;
  • Dictionary of Russian synonyms, antonyms and related words;
  • New improved Russian Heritage Dictionary;
  • Finding and Replacing words in all forms;
  • Summarizing of the document and creating the list of its key words;
  • A new convenient ORFO Toolbar in MS Word;
  • Spelling check using a hotkey in applications with editable windows such as Notepad, ICQ, AutoCAD, etc.;
  • Availability of OFRO Editor: This is the editor that supports many ORFO linguistic means;
  • Expanded Dictionaries of common words;
  • New additional specialized dictionaries;
  • Convenient setup and control of OFRO components;
  • Compatibility with Microsoft Office 2003 and other popular applications.

 

 

ORFO 2004 Basic 
ORFO 2004 Professional

ORFO 2004 Professional with Dictionaries

ORFO 2004 Ukrainian

ORFO 2004 Multilingual

ORFO 2004 Complete

Pocket ORFO Multilingual

  • The new 8th version of ORFO 2004 boasts a considerably improved spelling, grammar and style checking system.

  • New grammar rules are added; the previous rules discernment is improved.

  • The new version of ORFO supports new MS Office 2003. Grammar checking option is available in many applications now.

  • It is possible now to check texts in the Italian and Portuguese languages.

  • It is easier to work in Windows XP, system opportunities are extended.

  • ORFO now features flexible setup in various applications and MS Word macros setup.

  • A new improved explanatory dictionary is used.

  • The opportunities to call ORFO from MS Word are extended.

  • New additional specialized word-lists are added.

ORFO 2004 Packages:

Basic Package;
Professional Package;
Professional Package with Specialized dictionaries;
Multilingual Package;
Additional dictionaries.


The new eighth version of ORFO 2004 boasts a considerably improved spelling, grammar and style checking system. New grammar rules are added; the previous rules discernment is improved. The new ORFO version supports MS Office 2003. Grammar checking is available now in many applications. The possibility of checking spelling in the Italian and Portuguese languages is added. working in Windows XP improved, system capabilities are extended. ORFO now features flexible setup options in MS Word and various applications. A new improved Russian Heritage Dictionary is used. The possibilities to call and setup ORFO from MS Word are extended. New additional specialized dictionaries are added. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORFO 2004 Packages:

Basic Package;
Professional Package;
Multilingual Package;
Additional dictionaries.


The new eighth version of ORFO 2004 boasts a considerably improved spelling, grammar and style checking system. New grammar rules are added; the previous rules discernment is improved. The new ORFO version supports MS Office 2003. Grammar checking is available now in many applications. The possibility of checking spelling in the Italian and Portuguese languages is added. working in Windows XP improved, system capabilities are extended. ORFO now features flexible setup options in MS Word and various applications. A new improved Russian Heritage Dictionary is used. The possibilities to call and setup ORFO from MS Word are extended. New additional specialized dictionaries are added. 
 
 

Basic Package
For the Russian language

Spelling checker:
    • In popular applications (see the table of Applications supported by ORFO);
    • In the built-in editor;
    • In the majority of editable windows using hotkeys.

Hyphenation.
    Hyphenation with the desirable quality level: Book or Newspaper.

Adding words with all their word forms.

Unified morphologic user dictionary for all supported applications.

Possibility of viewing all word forms and their grammatical characteristics.

! In comparison with the MS Office Speller, ORFO includes 10,000 new words (surnames, geographic names, new terms, etc.)

The table of applications supported by ORFO 2004 Basic Package

APPLICATION SPELLING HYPHENATION
MS Access 97/2000/XP/2003 +  
MS Excel 97/2000/XP/2003 +  
MS Outlook 97-98/2000/XP/2003 +  
Outlook Express 4.x/5.x/6. +  
PowerPoint 97/2000/XP/2003 +  
Word 97/2000/XP/2003 + +
MS FrontPage 97/98/2000/XP/2003 +  
MS Publisher 98/2000 +  
MS Publisher XP/2003 + +
Adobe PageMaker 6.x/7.0 + +
Lotus WordPro 96/97/2000 +  
Corel WordPerfect 7.0/8.0 + +
Corel WordPerfect 9.0 +  
QuarkXPress 4.x/5.x + +
ORFO Editor + +

 
 

Professional Package
For the Russian language

Spelling Checker;
Grammar and Style Checker;
Hyphenation;
Thesaurus: a dictionary of synonyms, antonyms and related words;
Russian Heritage Dictionary;
Russian Grammar Handbook;
Finding and Replacing words in all forms;
Autosummary;
Adding new words with all forms;
Unified morphologic user dictionary for all supported applications;
Possibility of viewing all word forms and their grammatical characteristics;
Possibility of Installing Additional Dictionaries on different fields of knowledge.


 
 

Spelling checker:
    • In popular applications (see the table of Applications supported by ORFO);
    • In the built-in editor;
    • In the majority of editable windows using hotkeys

! In comparison with the MS Office Speller, ORFO includes 10,000 new words (surnames, geographic names, new terms, etc.)

 

Grammar and Style checking
Grammar and Style corrector ORFO includes more than 40 groups of rules and checks the text from the viewpoint of the three main letter styles:
    • Strictly (all rules);
    • For business writing;
    • For casual writing.

During the checking explanations are given, and when the checking is over statistics are given: the number of words, the difficulty level of the text, etc.

! In comparison with MS Office Grammar checker, new grammatical rules are included in ORFO. The previous rules are adjusted and expanded. Several inaccuracies in the description of the grammatical rules were corrected. About 100 general rules and 2000 words and word combinations describing false constructions are added altogether.

 

Thesaurus
The Russian Thesaurus Dictionary comprises more than 60,000 Russian words and expressions making about 10,000 synonyms groups (more than 30,000 words and expressions), 3,500 antonyms and 14,000 groups of conjugates (about 20,000 common-root words).

ORFO Thesaurus Dictionary has two unique features:

• Recognition of Russian words irrespective of their form in the text;
• For any given word Thesaurus Dictionary displays synonyms and antonyms in the same form as the input word.

 

Hyphenation
Hyphenation with the desirable quality level: Book or Newspaper.

 

Finding and Replacing words in all forms in MS Word
This option allows to find and replace any word encountered in a document in all its forms.

 

Autosummary
The Autosummary module analyzes your document, selects the key sentences, composes a summary and places it into the new document or in the beginning of the text analyzed. It will optimize your work with large texts.

 

Displaying all word forms
The possibility of viewing all the word forms and its grammatical characteristics.

 

Russian Heritage Dictionary
Russian Heritage Dictionary is based on the latest edition of “The Russian Heritage Dictionary”. It contains about 110 thousand Russian words and expressions and provides their extended explanation along with the common examples of their use.

 

Grammar Handbook
The Grammar handbook contains rules of the Russian spelling and punctuation and the examples of their use.

 

Adding words
You do not need to add a new word to the dictionary every time it occurs in a new form, because words are added to the dictionary with all their word forms. Words added once will be recognized also in other applications supported by ORFO.

 

The table of applications supported with ORFO 2002 Professional Package

APPLICATION Spelling Grammar and Style Synonyms Hyphenation Heritage Dictionary
MS Access 97/2000/XP/2003 +        
MS Excel 97/2000/XP/2003 +        
MS Outlook 97-98/2000/XP/2003 +        
Outlook Express 4.x/5.x/6. +        
PowerPoint 97/2000/XP/2003 +        
Word 97/2000/XP/2003 + + + + +
MS FrontPage 97/98 +        
MS FrontPage 2000/XP/2003 +   +    
MS Publisher 98/2000 +        
MS Publisher XP/2003 +   + +  
Adobe PageMaker 6.x/7.0 +     +  
Lotus WordPro 96/97/2000 +        
Corel WordPerfect 7.0/8.0 +     +  
Corel WordPerfect 9.0 +        
QuarkXPress 4.x/5.x +     +  
ORFO Editor + + + + +

 

 


 
 

Multilingual Package
For the English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese languages.

Spelling checker:
     • In popular applications;
    • In the built-in editor;
    • In the majority of editable windows using hotkeys.

The possibility of selecting pre- or post-reform spelling rules for German.

The possibility of checking spelling in Italian, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil) languages

Adding words with all their word forms.

Unified morphologic user dictionary for all supported applications.

Possibility of viewing all word forms and their grammatical characteristics.

Possibility of Installing Additional Dictionaries on different fields of knowledge.

You can check spelling in MS Office 97/2000/XP/2003: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word; MS Outlook Exp. 4.x/5.x/6.x; MS FrontPage 97/98/2000/XP/2003; MS Publisher 98/2000/XP/2003; Lotus WordPro 96/97/2000; Corel WordPerfect 7.0/8.0/9.0; Adobe PageMaker 6.x/7.0; QuarkXPress 4.x/5.x.
 

 

Additional dictionaries for ORFO Professional and Multilingual Packages

Construction (For the Russian language)
Contains terms on different branches of construction business.

Oil and Gas (For the Russian language)
Contains terms on geology, oil and gas field operation, construction, mining, well servicing and equipment.

Information Technology (For the Russian language)
The dictionary contains terms on computer systems and networks, operating systems, software, etc.

Business dictionary (For the Russian, English and German languages)
Contains terms on business, bookkeeping, finance and law.

Medical dictionary (For the Russian, English, German and Spanish languages)
Contains medical terms.

Scientific dictionary (For the Russian and English languages)
Contains terms related to maths, physics, chemistry, biology and linguistics.

Technical dictionary (For the Russian and English languages)
Contains terms related to aircraft industry, spacecraft industry, motor vehicle construction, oil and gas sectors, radio industry, food industry and perfumery industry.

Humanitarian dictionary (For the Russian and English languages)
Contains terms related to culture, religion, politics, music and psychology.


 
 

The main qualities of ORFO 2004:

• Compatibility with MS Office 2003 and ther popular products: PageMaker, QuarkXPress, etc.;
• Improved spelling checker and grammar and style checker;
• Opportunity to check texts in the Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese languages;
• Opportunity to add new words with all its word forms to the user dictionary;
• Full hyphenation with Book or Newspaper quality;
• Detailed Grammar handbook;
• Dictionary of Russian synonyms, antonyms and related words;
• New improved Russian Heritage Dictionary;
• Finding and Replacing word in all forms;
• Summarizing the document and creating the list of its key words;
• Checking spelling using a hotkey in applications with editable windows such as Notepad, ICQ, AutoCAD, etc.;
• Availability of OFRO Editor: this is the editor that supports many ORFO linguistic means;
• Convenient setup and control of OFRO components;
• A new convenient ORFO Toolbar in MS Word;
• Expanded Dictionaries of common words;
• New additional specialized dictionaries.

System requirements:

• IBM PC compatible computer with Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP;
• 7 to 60 Mb on the hard disc;
• CD-ROM drive.

 

 

 

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