Office Tools | Writemonkey 184.108.40.206
Date: 09/12/2013 11:24 AM
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Full-screen editing. Get free from your computer and its distractions. Writemonkey's full-screen mode hides it all away leaving just you and your text behind. Do more with less!
Small, Fast, Stable
No installation necessary. Just copy files and directories in any folder on your machine. Writemonkey is very fast and responsive. The main executable is less than 1,6 MB in size.
Put Writemonkey installation on USB key and use it on any Windows computer.
Choose your own ui language (separate download), colors, fonts, page layout and many other aspects of the program. Customize info bar with the info items you want. Scale up your text for easy reading, save different profiles
Standard and Clean Text Format
For maximum portability your work is stored in standard text files. Writemonkey is fully UTF-8 compatible and will recognize virtually all international characters. Supports other encoding standards ‒ Unicode, ANSII
Open files from Windows context menu, easily switch between full screen and normal mode, toggle recent files with CTRL+TAB, quick peep behind when in full screen mode (unique feature), quit to system tray or lock window on top
Writemonkey is keyboard friendly software all commands can be deployed with simple keyboard shortcuts. Even things like scrolling and selecting the text. If you prefer mouse, wm will play along
Writemonkey supports Markdown Extra, Textile and WikiCreole markup standards.
http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/, http://textile.thresholdstate.com and http://www.wikicreole.org/
Use **Bold**, *italic* ( ) style when you write and transform to real formatting when exporting or printing.
Highlighting helps you visually discern semantic chunks of texts (headings, block quotes, lists and comments). Writemonkey suports for all 3 markup standards. Start any paragraph with two slashes "//" and the whole paragraph will be regarded as a comment. It will be dimmed on the screen and excluded from word count and all other statistics.
CSS Templates for Markup Export
Use (or create your own) export templates to transform your plain text into well formatted documents. Great for printing first drafts.
Inspect your text using built-in statistics module. It will show you all sorts of counts ‒ words, characters, paragraphs, sentences, pages and more elaborate statistics like word frequencies, lexical density, Gunning Fog index It will even tell you the aproximate reading time of your text.
Completely Customizable Info Bar
If complete emptiness of the screen distracts you, enable austere Info bar that gives you some basic info current time, file name in use, progress string, status string and live notices. Dock it to the top or bottom of the screen. Choose one of 5 horizontal positions for each info item. Customize info bar font size and opacity.
Visual Progress Bar
Intuitive and pleasantly austere progress bar for those who write stuff which needs to be of certain length. Journalists, writers
Set timer to limit your writing to a certain time. Optionally put timer marker on progress bar.
Simple but handy bookmark system. Insert bookmark string anywhere in your text and use ALT+B or ALT+N to jump through them.
An innovative tool for navigating documents. Browse by bookmarks or by all paragraphs using wild card (* and ? characters) enabled filtering. Provide your own jump masks that match your text formatting style.
Repository (unique feature)
Document based repository mode. Store your notes, unfinished parts, data clippings or URL's into the same text file. Simply toggle between main text and repository by pressing ALT + R.
As You Type Replacements
Define short trigger strings that will be automatically replaced by corresponding target strings such as special characters, signatures, addresses, date-time stamps etc.
Quickly open various web resources ‒ dictionaries, encyclopedias or thesauruses to find relevant info for the current word or selection. Define your own resources and corresponding keyboard shortcuts.
Segment Focus (unique feature)
Show only a segment of the current document and hide the rest. Gain focus on a section you are working on.
Travel back to the past with realistic typewriter sounds or clicks&clacks of old computer keyboards. Use other sound schemes or create your own.
An ergonomic feature that will allow your typing words to appear fixed at the certain vertical position of the screen.
Backups and History
Never lose your work with advanced backup/history system. The backup files are out of your way (no annoying .bak files in working directory!), but you can browse them easily if necessary. Cure for accidental deletes and save based disasters.
Set number of seconds between auto saves.
Print with current screen settings or use print specific formatting font, line spacing, paragraph spacing and text alignment. Printing is "selection aware" i.e. you can print only currently selected text. Print preview is also available.
Spell check whole document or selection using OpenOffice based dictionaries. All major languages are available for download.
Multi Monitor Support
You can use extended Windows desktop feature (in Windows display properties) and run Writemonkey in full screen on any monitor connected to your computer.
Integration With Firefox
Writemonkey is compatible with great Firefox extension It's All Text. Use it when writing text for your blogs, for web based e-mail It works with any textarea on any web page. To use this extension set Writemonkey default character encoding to UTF-8 and check out Always save on exit (Preferences / Open&Save tab).
Be amused by random monkey wisdom in splash screen. More than 1000 quotes in database and growing
Write monkey has some quirky hidden Easter egg features which are available only to donors. Two of them are "flow mode" and "tweet from writemonkey".
Last But Not Least
Writemonkey is completely free, but you can donate by following PAYPAL icon here.
- added: You can optionally show non printable whitespace characters — paragraph breaks, tabs and redundant spaces. Useful if you want to keep your text file as clean and well formated as possible. Use CTRL+8 to toggle on / off.
- added: Ability to set default wm file extension other than ".txt". Preferences / Open&Save / File format.
- added: Click monkey wisdom (splash screen) to copy it to the clipboard.
- fixed: Nasty crash on combination: blinds on & info bar hidden at startup.
- removed: "Inverse colors in repository" option is no longer available in this version.
- fixed: False positive "The file was saved outside wm" message when saving files to remote machine with out of the sync system clock.
- fixed / changed: Automatic word selection (when selecting with mouse) is now disabled. This allows more precise "character per character" selecting.
- fixed: Various fixes and small improvements.
- changed: Updated sound library IrrKlang to version v1.4.0. for .NET 4.0
- removed: Tweet from wm feature (donors only) was removed due to Twitter API changes and will be ported back as a wm plugin.
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