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by thorby
2004-10-01 13:46:04
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: close (to FM) but not smokin a stogie yet
Replies: 1
Views: 1845

close (to FM) but not smokin a stogie yet

NWE2 is, functionally, much closer to being that elusive FrameMaker Mac replacement that I've been hunting for. Based on my own use of FM to write books, these are the only major features missing: (1) A decent autonumbering system, comparable to FM's, which would permit (a) automatic generation of b...
by thorby
2003-10-06 14:08:58
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Oddities noted on first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 5223

Am I missing something here? Nisus seems to operate the same way as every other Mac program. Yes, while older (classic) Mac apps typically paste only ascii, no formatting, current mac apps all paste the styled text... and they are all wrong! Or at least, incomplete. There should be a paste option -...
by thorby
2003-10-06 13:55:13
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Ten Years After: essential function
Replies: 6
Views: 7961

Ten Years After: essential function

I'm a very experienced user of various WP tools on the Mac (and other systems) and I would be delighted to find a non-Microsoft replacement for AppleWorks for general document work. I've tried NWE1 and while I'd certainly encourage the developers to keep going, I have to say, it ain't there yet. Her...
by thorby
2003-10-06 13:07:03
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Oddities noted on first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 5223

Oddities noted on first trial

Gave NWE1 a trial. Am not previously a Nisus user; am a very experienced user of other tools. Noted the following shortcomings, lacks, or oddities that ought to be addressed: * "Nisus" in text is red-underlined - is it not in the dictionary?!? * The icons beside the paragraph spacing sliders are ver...