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Nisus Writer Pro Tutorials

May 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment

A few months ago James Tummins, a long time Nisus user, convinced his friend to purchase Nisus Writer Pro. Being new to Nisus Writer Pro his friend asked if there were any video tutorials available. Not finding any, James asked if we would object to a few independently produced videos. Two months later James has […]

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Tags: Dave · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Mac App Store Update

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Now that we have released Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.1 (NWP) we would like to update you on our efforts to add Pro 2.1.1 to the Mac App Store (MAS). We tried very hard to add Nisus Writer Pro 2.1 and 2.1.1 into the MAS. Unfortunately, we are having technical problems with Apple’s developer tools. Currently we […]

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Word Count Tricks

December 6th, 2012 · No Comments

A customer wanted to know the following: “Hi Nisus: How do I get a running word count without having to go through tools etc and add to the end of the text…” Good question. I have a good answer I hope. You can put the word count in every new document by editing the Nisus […]

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Updated FAQ’s

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

I had been thinking it was about time we updated the FAQ section on our site. Before any of us could act, however, Martin beat us to the punch by adding a couple of entries and while he was at it, updated four topics. The new entries include the following: How do I change languages? […]

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Fully Justifying Text for Arabic (and other) Poetry

November 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Classic Days Long ago, in the days of the Classic Mac OS, when Nisus Software Inc. first developed its tools for multilingual software, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, we learned some interesting facts about Arabic poetry. Not only, unlike English and most other European languages, does Arabic not hyphenate words, in its poetic […]

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Another Snow Leopard Tip

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

This tip came from one of our engineers, Martin, who writes on this blog from time to time. In previous versions of Mac OS X a user could use “Get Info” in the Finder to control which localization(s) a particular application was launched with, eg: they could disable all but one localization to force an […]

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Snow Leopard Tips

August 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Mac OS X 10.6 brings a great deal of refinement, stability, and goodwill since the price is so low. However, we have discovered a couple of interesting issues that should be discussed. The native file format in both Nisus Writer Express and Pro is RTF (rich text format). This format is shared by many other […]

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How To Set Up Your Default Language

May 19th, 2007 · No Comments

By default, Express (and Pro, when it ships) has US English as the default language. But, you live in the United Kingdom. You don’t want to spell in our crazy version of English! You want to spell color the proper way, as in colour. How do you set this up in Express/Pro? In this example, […]

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