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by techwriter
2014-12-13 18:23:51
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Future viability of Nisus
Replies: 37
Views: 11337

Re: Future viability of Nisus

I use Scrivener a lot to organize my research and much of my life. There is no iOS version yet so I also use Notebooks, which runs and syncs well between iOS and OS X. But these are not suitable for the kind of academic work I do as indexes are de rigueur and this is where Nisus steps in. It's not q...
by techwriter
2014-06-17 09:59:52
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: if anyone knows of really good word processing apps ...
Replies: 10
Views: 3494

Re: if anyone knows of really good word processing apps ...

Actually, for this requirement: 3-For some projects, e.g., subject bibliographies, I need paragraphs that are numbered automatically with an index that refers to paragraph numbers, not page numbers. This can be done with professional quality bibliography software. I used to do it in Pro-Cite back in...
by techwriter
2014-06-15 17:52:15
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: if anyone knows of really good word processing apps ...
Replies: 10
Views: 3494

Re: if anyone knows of really good word processing apps ...

I'm still stuck using Framemaker 7 on an antique Mac for a few reasons: 1-Column balancing is excellent THROUGHOUT the body of the text. With Nisus I often get a left column that is a half-inch shorter than the right column. 2-I need dictionary-style smart headers updated on the fly. 3-For some proj...
by techwriter
2013-12-19 06:25:42
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: index markup
Replies: 10
Views: 3895

Re: index markup

[...] I just managed to produce an index and figured out how to get the font and typeface that I wanted but no matter what I try, there is a grey background behind my text that I can't get rid of [...] Check the 'Hide this highlighting' box In NWP's Preferences=>Appearance:Automatic Text:Indexes: A...
by techwriter
2013-12-18 21:33:14
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: index markup
Replies: 10
Views: 3895

Re: index markup

I'm new to Nisus, coming from the old Framemaker. I just managed to produce an index and figured out how to get the font and typeface that I wanted but no matter what I try, there is a grey background behind my text that I can't get rid of. The Format/ Background color is set to White. Paragraph Sha...
by techwriter
2013-11-27 08:00:48
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: dictionary style headers
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Re: dictionary style headers

Seriously, if Nisus Writer Pro had dictionary style headers, it would be a Framemaker killer! Framemaker is only available on Windows and costs 1 grand! There is nothing on the Mac platform that is close to this. You could call the new version Pro+ and charge $20 more for that one feature alone. The...
by techwriter
2013-11-26 19:10:42
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: dictionary style headers
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

dictionary style headers

I'm still running an ancient Mac with OS9 and Framemaker, bought eons ago so I could have smart, variable headers updated on the fly, where the first and last entries on a page appear automatically in the header. Can the current version of NISUS do that? My old Mac is dying and my new Macs won't run...