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Nisus Writer and Custom Keyboard Layouts

April 30th, 2021 · No Comments

A topic that recently arose on the Nisus user forums is whether or not Nisus Writer comes with any custom keyboard layouts. While we don’t provide any keyboard layouts, Nisus Writer does support all layouts that are available system-wide on macOS. That includes all the default layouts provided by Apple as well as any customized […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Multi-Key Keyboard Shortcuts

April 9th, 2021 · No Comments

I’m a big fan of learning keyboard shortcuts. It’s nice to save time and avoid reaching for the mouse. Apple provides some basic macOS system preferences to customize keyboard shortcuts across apps, but Nisus Writer’s enhancements go much further. Nisus Writer of course lets you customize the keyboard shortcut for any menu command. But an […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Upgrades And The Mac App Store

January 29th, 2021 · No Comments

We have been receiving quite a bit of email on this subject lately, so I thought I would explain how to qualify for upgrade pricing if you have purchased from the Mac App Store.  The Mac App Store does not allow developers to offer upgrade pricing. That leaves customers with two choices: Purchase Nisus Writer […]

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Tags: Dave · InfoClick · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro

Extract Text from Images

January 22nd, 2021 · 5 Comments

Nisus Writer recently added a feature that allows you to extract editable text from your photos, scans, PDFs, and other images. This process is often called optical character recognition (aka OCR). Let’s see how text extraction works using a COVID relief notice I recently received from the United States government: Once the image is in […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Nisus Writer Updates for Big Sur

December 22nd, 2020 · No Comments

Nisus Writer Pro and Nisus Writer Express recently added support for Apple Silicon and macOS Big Sur. But those versions still had some rough edges to smooth out when running on Big Sur. Today we’re happy to release Nisus Writer Pro 3.2.1 and Nisus Writer Express 4.2.1 to fix the most commonly reported Big Sur issues. Aside from improving app behavior […]

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Nisus Writer Updates: Dark Mode, Big Sur, and Apple Silicon

November 17th, 2020 · 3 Comments

We are happy to announce the release of Nisus Writer Pro 3.2 and Nisus Writer Express 4.2. These new versions are significant updates that add support for Dark Mode, macOS Big Sur, and Apple Silicon among other new features. If you’re a Nisus Writer Pro user: • Take a brief tour of what’s new. • […]

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Nisus Writer’s Improved Document Versioning

September 25th, 2020 · No Comments

Nisus Writer adopts macOS autosave, which means copies of your document are automatically and periodically saved while you’re editing. The system preserves earlier autosaved copies so you can restore prior document versions. These prior versions aren’t kept forever (only Apple might say how long), but they’re incredibly useful if you realize you made a mistake […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Call For Localizers

August 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Nisus Writer Pro 3.1 (and Nisus Writer Express 4.1) were just released and added several non-English localizations. We are interested in adding additional translations, so more people can enjoy using Nisus Writer in their native language. If you might be interested in helping out, please let us know. You can contact us any way you […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro

Big Sur, Apple Silicon, and Nisus

August 21st, 2020 · No Comments

We have received a fair amount of email asking us if our applications will be ready for the new Apple Silicon based Macs. The answer to this is that we will be ready when the first of the new machines are released near the end of 2020. Personally I am excited to see what the […]

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Tags: Dave · InfoClick · Nisus Thesaurus · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro

Stepper Buttons in Nisus Writer

July 31st, 2020 · No Comments

Even if you’re not familiar with the term, you almost certainly know how to use steppers. They are those little up and down arrow buttons you see next to numeric controls on your Mac. For example, you’ll see steppers next to the paragraph spacing controls in Nisus Writer: As you probably already know (or can […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

SummerFest 2020

June 26th, 2020 · No Comments

Spring is gone, and I don’t think many of us will miss it. It’s now summer, a time of warm weather, lounging around (socially distanced of course), and SummerFest savings! SummerFest is a collection of independent software developers who are creating great tools for organizing, writing, and delivering your thoughts and ideas. These are tools […]

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Tags: Dave · InfoClick · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro

Nisus License Lookup Tool

June 5th, 2020 · No Comments

There are times, for whatever reason, that you need to find the license for your Nisus app. For example, you would like to upgrade to the latest version of Nisus Writer Express or Nisus Writer Pro. Perhaps you’re moving to a new computer and you need to install a fresh copy of InfoClick. How do […]

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Tags: Dave · General · InfoClick · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Letter Case Conversions

May 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Sometimes you need to fix text with the wrong letter case. Maybe you copied text that’s all uppercase letters, but you need lowercase letters (eg: change “EXAMPLE” to “example”). Nisus Writer has two ways to help you convert such text. Character Conversions Most often you will want to do a one-shot conversion of your text […]

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A Few Words About Catalina

October 28th, 2019 · No Comments

A few weeks ago Catalina, or macOS 10.15 was released. Since then, it seems like mayhem has followed. Catalina breaks from the past in significant ways. Speaking of breaking, it also breaks some apps. Security has been tightened. There is quite a bit going on here that users should know. Since this is on a […]

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Tags: General · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro

Nisus Writer and Catalina Compatibility

October 7th, 2019 · No Comments

macOS 10.15, or Catalina, has been released. For Nisus Writer users, this means Nisus Writer Express 4 and Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.3 and above are compatible. However, all previous versions of Nisus Writer are not compatible with Catalina and will not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Nisus Writer Express 4

October 2nd, 2019 · No Comments

We are very happy to announce the release and immediate availability of Nisus Writer Express 4. There are over 200 new features, fixes, and enhancements in this new version. Among the new features are: A redesigned UI and palette system. A significantly updated full screen view. Focus mode for the active line or paragraph. Typewriter […]

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Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.4

September 26th, 2019 · No Comments

Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.4 contains a few important fixes that were discovered after the release of the last update: Editing in Page View with footnotes or endnotes no longer crashes in certain situations. Replace all properly redraws text on the screen. The Language palette no longer often fails to update automatically. The complete list of […]

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Mojave Updates for Nisus Writer Pro and Nisus Writer Express

October 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Hot on the heels of Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.9 and Nisus Writer Express 3.5.9 comes Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.10 and Nisus Writer Express 3.5.10. These releases fix issues related to macOS Mojave: possible random crashes closing document windows, problems when customizing the toolbar, and an inability to send feedback reports when using a non-English localization […]

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Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.9 and Nisus Writer Express 3.5.9

September 20th, 2018 · No Comments

We are happy to announce the release of Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.9 and Nisus Writer Express 3.5.9, the latest releases of our powerful word processors for the Mac. These releases fix a small number of important bugs including: crashes on macOS High Sierra when saving or loading files using certain fonts, potential crash after visiting […]

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WinterFest 2017

January 3rd, 2018 · No Comments

Winter is coming here. It’s time to take a deep breath and roll up your sleeves. The time for new plans and fresh projects and great new ideas. This is the time of the year when we join up with like minded software developers who create world class research and writing software. WinterFest 2017 is […]

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Tags: InfoClick · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro