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by dave
2010-01-22 09:12:17
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: Why do I need to install Rosetta with Snow Leopard?
Replies: 0
Views: 14307

Why do I need to install Rosetta with Snow Leopard?

Rosetta , the technology that was introduced with the introduction of Intel Macs to translate PowerPC applications on the fly, does not come installed by default. This is a potential issue because the file translators we currently use to open .doc documents, for example, are coded for PowerPC. When...
by dave
2010-01-22 09:01:07
Forum: Nisus Writer Express (FAQ)
Topic: Why do my Nisus documents open in TextEdit using OS X 10.6?
Replies: 0
Views: 8157

Why do my Nisus documents open in TextEdit using OS X 10.6?

Prior to Snow Leopard, files that were created in Nisus Writer Express or Pro would always reopen in the originating application. However, Apple has changed this behavior in 10.6. All RTF files, regardless of where they were created, will open in a single application. By default the Finder is config...
by dave
2010-01-22 08:59:32
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Why do my Nisus documents open in TextEdit?
Replies: 0
Views: 8388

Why do my Nisus documents open in TextEdit?

By default the Finder is configured to open RTF files (Nisus Writer's native file format) using TextEdit. However, this behavior can be changed in a few easy steps: In the Finder, select any Nisus Writer RTF file. Choose the menu File > Get Info . In the file information panel, under the "Open with"...
by dave
2009-10-16 04:06:37
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Nisus Writer Pro 1.4
Replies: 8
Views: 4350

Nisus Writer Pro 1.4

Just letting everyone on the forum know that we have just released Nisus Writer Pro 1.4 . There is only one change: Nisus Writer Pro now communicates directly with Bookends. You can now scan your documents, find references, insert citations, and switch to Bookends by using the new menu items (Insert...
by dave
2008-06-14 00:02:00
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: How do I report bugs?
Replies: 0
Views: 7152

How do I report bugs?

The best way to report a bug (or other problem) to us is via the menu Help > Send Feedback from within Nisus Writer. When you use our feedback reporter, we can automatically collect a variety of useful information, like your system version and the type of Mac you are using. Doing this helps us more ...
by dave
2008-06-14 00:01:03
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: How do I move Classic Nisus Writer documents to Mac OS X?
Replies: 0
Views: 7153

How do I move Classic Nisus Writer documents to Mac OS X?

Moving Classic Nisus Writer documents from Classic Mac OS 9 to Mac OS X can result in data loss. Most often these damaged files will show as Unix Executables: unix.png The most likely reason is that your Classic document has lost its "resource fork". This is special data used by the Classic Mac OS t...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:58:51
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: What is Nisus Writer Pro?
Replies: 0
Views: 7082

What is Nisus Writer Pro?

Nisus Writer Pro is our powerful full-featured word processor. It is built on the same core as Nisus Writer Express, but has more features. You can see a comparison of the two products at our Nisus Writer comparison page . If you would like more information on Pro, please visit our Nisus Writer Pro ...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:49:50
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Why can't I use all my old fonts?
Replies: 0
Views: 6616

Why can't I use all my old fonts?

While Nisus Writer Pro should continue to use the old OS 9.x (Classic) fonts, Apple has changed the way it handles fonts. We suggest you read about it all on the Apple Web site. What is Font Book? * * * * * * * Mac OS X has multiple Fonts folders. Where you install a font determines when and who can...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:45:17
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: What bibliography software works with Nisus Writer?
Replies: 0
Views: 7670

What bibliography software works with Nisus Writer?

Nisus Writer Pro is supported by Bookends , EndNote , and Sente . How do I use Bookends with Nisus Writer? [/u] Nisus Writer Pro comes with built-in menu commands to help you access your Bookends bibliographic data. Look under the menu Tools > Bibliography for commands to insert citations, find refe...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:40:55
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Why doesn't my font seem to work (or appears in red)?
Replies: 0
Views: 6569

Why doesn't my font seem to work (or appears in red)?

Sometimes if you are working in Nisus Writer you may select a particular font but the characters don't change their appearance. The name of the font will appear on the menu in red (this color is customizable in your preferences): font.png Why is this? Why doesn't Nisus Writer respect your choice of ...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:39:39
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Why do my Word (.doc) documents have a Nisus icon?
Replies: 0
Views: 6692

Why do my Word (.doc) documents have a Nisus icon?

Since Nisus Writer Pro opens ".doc" files, the Finder has to choose between the two applications to open this file. How does the system determine which application to open these files? Something called Launch Services looks at, among other things, the file extension to determine which application to...
by dave
2008-06-13 23:34:03
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Spotlight and Nisus Writer Pro
Replies: 0
Views: 6226

Spotlight and Nisus Writer Pro

Spotlight, Apple's new search tool in 10.4, is able to index native Nisus Writer Pro documents. Apple has included several importers (plug-ins) for Spotlight, including RTF, Mail, JPEG, PDF and MP3. Since Nisus Writer Pro's native file format is RTF, documents are easily indexed by the system withou...
by dave
2008-06-13 22:48:01
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: What is the native file format for Pro?
Replies: 0
Views: 6744

What is the native file format for Pro?

Our native file format is RTF, or Rich Text Format. We use RTF as it is compatible with just about every word processor available. The specification is published by Microsoft but it is publicly available for anyone to use so it is effectively "open". We currently base our RTF off of the RTF Spec ver...
by dave
2008-06-13 22:45:17
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Which file formats does Pro support?
Replies: 0
Views: 6767

Which file formats does Pro support?

Nisus Writer Pro's native file format is RTF (Rich Text Format), which is read by almost every word processor on the planet. A variety of other formats are also supported: Import From: • RTF (Rich Text Format) • Microsoft Word (97-2004) (.doc) • WordPerfect • OpenDocument (ODT) • HTML • DOCX (limite...
by dave
2008-06-13 22:38:11
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro (FAQ)
Topic: Is my favorite language supported in Nisus Writer Pro?
Replies: 0
Views: 6272

Is my favorite language supported in Nisus Writer Pro?

Nisus Writer supports any mix of Unicode text in your documents. That means you can write in nearly any language ever created. That includes the scripts Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Armenian, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Devanagari, Thai, Han (Japanese, Chinese, Korean ideographs), Hiragana, Katakana, and mor...