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by dave
2016-05-13 11:00:00
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I switch away from a Mac App Store purchase?
Replies: 0
Views: 3649

How do I switch away from a Mac App Store purchase?

If you purchased Nisus Writer Express from the Mac App Store (MAS), and would like to switch to using a version of Nisus Writer Express downloaded directly from our website, the process is relatively simple. Starting with version 3.5 (and later) Nisus Writer Express will automatically detect your MA...
by dave
2016-05-05 09:20:01
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How does autosave work in Nisus Writer Express?
Replies: 0
Views: 2033

How does autosave work in Nisus Writer Express?

Starting with version 2.1, Nisus Writer Pro adopts the standard Auto Save feature provided by Mac OS X. How does Mac OS X Auto Save work? The exact scheduling is determined automatically by Mac OS X, but according to Apple's documentation Auto Save saves during pauses in your work. If you work conti...
by dave
2016-05-05 08:54:25
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I install more spelling dictionaries?
Replies: 0
Views: 1883

How do I install more spelling dictionaries?

What Spelling Dictionaries Are Supported? Nisus Writer supports many spelling dictionaries: all those supported by Apple/OSX. If you install a new spelling dictionary for OSX, just restart Nisus Writer and it should automatically appear in Nisus Writer's language preferences . How Do I Install Addi...
by dave
2016-05-05 08:46:00
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I change the spelling dictionary?
Replies: 0
Views: 1707

How do I change the spelling dictionary?

To Change the Spelling Dictionary: Spelling dictionaries in Nisus Writer are changed automatically based on the language applied to your text, so to change the spelling dictionary you will need to change the language. Nisus Writer treats languages like other text formatting (eg: fonts), so once you...
by dave
2016-05-05 00:02:11
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: What's the difference between language and keyboard layout?
Replies: 0
Views: 1849

What's the difference between language and keyboard layout?

Language vs Keyboard Layout First let's describe the simpler of the two. The keyboard layout is a system-wide state that affects what characters (eg: letters) will be inserted when you press certain keys on your keyboard. That's all the keyboard layout does; it says nothing about the language of th...
by dave
2016-05-04 23:50:45
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How can I prevent the US English language from appearing?
Replies: 0
Views: 1750

How can I prevent the US English language from appearing?

Some users never write in US English and do not want it to appear in Nisus Writer. This topic explains how to configure your language preferences so your favorite language is dominant. Language of Existing Documents Nisus Writer treats language like other kinds of text formatting (eg: the font). In ...
by dave
2016-05-04 23:32:33
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: What are language-sensitive options?
Replies: 0
Views: 1996

What are language-sensitive options?

What are language-sensitive options? Nisus Writer provides several options that let you control how it behaves depending on the language applied to your text. The most common example is the spelling dictionary: Nisus Writer can automatically use different spelling dictionaries for different parts o...
by dave
2016-05-04 23:25:25
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I change which languages are available?
Replies: 0
Views: 1847

How do I change which languages are available?

Choose Your List of Preferred Languages Nisus Writer supports a huge number of languages, but likely you will only be working with a small group of languages. You may want to configure the list of preferred languages to either slim it down, or add languages that were not included in the default lis...
by dave
2016-05-04 23:18:36
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I write in another language?
Replies: 0
Views: 1964

How do I write in another language?

How Languages Work: An important thing to understand is that Nisus Writer treats language like any other text formatting (eg: font). In other words, you can have multiple languages applied in a single document. Changing the language for one bit of text will not affect the language for the rest of y...
by dave
2016-05-04 23:10:58
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: How do I change the language of Nisus Writer's interface?
Replies: 0
Views: 1591

How do I change the language of Nisus Writer's interface?

It's easy to change the language used in Nisus Writer's interface (menus, dialogs, etc). Just follow these steps: 1. Open your Nisus Writer preferences. 2. Switch to the Languages pane. 3. At the top, change the "Interface Language" setting. 4. Quit and relaunch Nisus Writer. pref.png The following ...
by dave
2016-05-04 22:51:18
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: Does Nisus Writer Express work with iCloud?
Replies: 0
Views: 1539

Does Nisus Writer Express work with iCloud?

Yes, you can store your Nisus Writer word processing documents on iCloud. Here's how: 1. Make sure that you are using a recent version of Mac OS X. You may use Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). 2. Make sure that you have iCloud Drive enabled in your system preferences. If you...
by dave
2015-02-28 00:36:32
Forum: The Blank Page
Topic: Leonard Nimoy
Replies: 1
Views: 2861

Leonard Nimoy

I was sad to hear that we lost Leonard Nimoy. There is a nice obit here and Jason Snell wrote up something nice on his Six Colors site.

I liked that Mr. Nimoy had a sense of humor about himself, and this Audi commercial illustrates that nicely.

Live long and prosper, Leonard.
by dave
2013-10-30 22:59:04
Forum: The Blank Page
Topic: Way Off Topic: Android is Not Open
Replies: 1
Views: 3719

Way Off Topic: Android is Not Open

I have always wondered why people have thought that Android was open. Just because Google says so doesn't mean it is. This article on Ars Technica shows how much control Google has on the best parts of Android. This is a good thing in my opinion. Google needs to be a bit more like Apple, at least on...
by dave
2013-10-22 00:23:11
Forum: The Blank Page
Topic: Pointless Article
Replies: 3
Views: 7710

Pointless Article

Maybe it's just me but I don't see the point of this article? Did an editor tell this person to just write something about OS X Mavericks just to... well, write something? Why the inflammatory headline (I know the answer to that question, sadly)?

What am I missing here?
by dave
2011-08-01 06:22:57
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Nisus Pro 1.0
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Re: Nisus Pro 1.0

I had the older version of Nisus pro but my computer crashed and I lost the software. I have the licensing number for it but I don't know if I can just download the old version or if I have to buy the new one. Hi aewilcox14, You can download older versions of Nisus Writer Pro from our older version...