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by offbyone
2007-01-29 07:57:27
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Any way to auto-complete an em dash?
Replies: 24
Views: 14935

... I'm looking at Nisus (Mellel is already out of the running) but I'll most likely wait until more details of the Pro pricing come out before I make a purchase anyway; I'd hate to drop $45 now, and then need to drop some more to get the features I know I'll need.... I have a feeling I'll be check...
by offbyone
2007-01-26 03:43:44
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Any way to auto-complete an em dash?
Replies: 24
Views: 14935

Re: -- is never part of a word

NWE is not just a program for writers writing English, but is gloriously multilingual. Other languages have other conventions, and writers in those other languages should not be forced to punctuate their texts wrongly, on the grounds that English doesn't use -- while they do. As rmark described it,...
by offbyone
2007-01-25 14:01:32
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: Any way to auto-complete an em dash?
Replies: 24
Views: 14935

-- is never part of a word

Sorry, rmark, but these responses do not sufficiently address the issue, whether NWE handles—or fails to handle—the em dash. A program for writers should enable a writer to write and punctuate his text correctly. First, two hyphens (--) are lexically not part of any English word. One hyphen often is...
by offbyone
2007-01-22 15:50:40
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: ~/Documents/Nisus Documents/Backups
Replies: 9
Views: 6911

~/Documents/Nisus Documents/Backups

I am particular about what goes into my ~/Documents directory, and what does not go there; that is a user's own untouchable territory, in my opinion, and I do not like that Nisus Writer Express continually adds Nisus Documents/Backups to my Documents directory. I have not found any settings option w...
by offbyone
2007-01-22 15:30:37
Forum: Nisus Writer Express
Topic: need help switching to French layout
Replies: 3
Views: 3971

[quote="j355"] I found them éèçàù missing a few, but I can work with this for now. [/quote] You found how to type é You can type á, ó, etc., the same way: Option+e for ´, then the letter you want to accent. î, ô, û etc. are done the same, but with the i key: Option+i, then the letter you want to acc...