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READ WRITE DOC

READ WRITE DOC is for authors to capture bigger ideas that need to be refined and distributed in a portable format.

Use cases

RW-DOC is great choice for anyone preparing documents for print or PDF.

RW-DOC is equally well suited for anyone creating HTML website pages.

Features

RW-DOC uses the same BLUE PHRASE notation as RW-NOTE and the rest of the Read Write Tools' Author Series, so compositions can be interchangeably used by any app.

RW-DOC has the same distraction free environment as RW-NOTE with all the authoring features you expect, plus advanced features to keep you organized:

  • Hassle-free PDF creation with no external drivers.
  • Spell-checking with in-document word white lists.
  • Adjustable writing experience with text editor themes to comfortably match your preferences.
  • Classic include notation for organizing portions of long documents.
  • Innovative enclosure notation for sharing common document structures such as headers and footers.
  • Three viewing modes — BLUE-PHRASE, Preview and HTML source.
  • Search and replace using regular expression pattern matching.

Download

Ready to try it? Just provide a name and email address, where we can send software licensing information and an access key, and you'll get all the benefits of a registered user:

Download READ WRITE DOC for Linux, Mac or Windows now, to get the essential document preparation features you need for print or Web.

Package installation

After downloading the software to your computer, follow these instructions (replacing 1.x.x with the actual version number) to install it.

Windows

On Windows, run the rwdoc-setup-1.x.x.exe installation program and accept or change the default installation folder:

C:\Program Files\Read Write Tools\Read Write Doc

Mac

On Mac, double-click on the Read Write Doc-1.x.x.dmg mountable disk image file to make it available, then drag the application icon to the Applications folder. That's it. (The mountable disk image is no longer needed, and can be ejected.)

Linux RPM packages

On Fedora, CentOS, and RedHat use DNF to install the package with this command:

[user@host]# sudo dnf install ~/Downloads/rwdoc-1.x.x-1.noarch.rpm    

Linux DEB packages

On Ubuntu and Debian use APT to install the package with this command:

[user@host]# sudo apt install ~/Downloads/rwdoc_1.x.x-1_all.deb

Digital Signatures

Each software package from Read Write Tools is digitally signed by the author. This is your guarantee that the package has not been tampered with. When you see this signature, you can be sure the product is a genuine Read Write Tools package.

Mac Signature: Joe Honton (4Z3GR9Y64F)

Windows Signature: Read Write Tools (JOSEPH HONTON)

Activation

You must activate the software after installing it. When you are ready to do this, have your customer number (looks like CN-xxx-yyyyy) and access key (looks like AK-xxx-yyyyy) available. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Start the application by clicking on the desktop icon.
  2. Use the application menu to navigate to ▶ Options ▶ Account...
  3. Paste the customer number and access key into the form and press Save.

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Further Reading

BLUE-PHRASE Basics Getting started with symbolic endophrasing. Learn how to author documents with many of the commonly used typographic techniques found in word processors, by using BLUE-PHRASE symbolic endophrasing. There are only a few basic rules to learn.

BLUE-PHRASE Essentials A primer for effectively using BLUE-PHRASE. Learn the essentials necessary to effectively use BLUE-PHRASE, and discover techniques to perform commonly occurring tasks with greater ease using shorthand notation.

BLUE-PHRASE + CSS The fundamentals of styling Learn how to style BLUE-PHRASE with Cascading Style Sheets.

BLUE-PHRASE Quick Ref Syntax cheat sheet A quick reference to BLUE-PHRASE syntax.

Related Sites

BLUE-PHRASE HTML templating and blogging. A computer language for solving problems related to reading, writing, and publishing.

RWSERVE Caching HTTP/2 server with dynamic JavaScript plugins. HTTP/2 is all about speed: fewer bytes, reduced latency, longer connections, multiplexing and prioritization.

READ WRITE GROK A different take on a tech blog. Follow along as Tangled Web Services boldly goes where tech has gone before.

Contact Us

Read Write Tools is able to offer free and low-cost software products because it has low overhead and limited staff. We are happy to answer your customer service and technical support questions when our self-service options aren't able to meet your needs.

Many of the most common customer service issues can be resolved without our help. Check the licensing and accounts pages for ways to resolve issues related to registration, customer numbers, passwords and access keys.

Technical support issues can sometimes be resolved using one of the public forums like Stack Overflow, so search for error messages, blue-phrase syntax questions, and technical problems there. For best results include the name of the product in your search, like rwdoc, rwreuse, rwserve, etc.

For problems that you can't resolve yourself, ask for help.

Connections

Twitter @ReadWriteTools Latest announcements from our developer advocate.

Medium @joehonton Using distraction-free tools for better reading, writing and publishing, and loving it!

Copyright

Copyright © 2020 Read Write Tools, All Rights Reserved.

Software Licensing

Read Write Tools Software License Agreement. The ReadWriteView, ReadWriteNote, ReadWriteDoc, and ReadWriteReuse desktop applications; and the ReadWriteServe server software may be used only in conjunction with the purchase of a software license.

BLUE PHRASE Software License Agreement. The Blue-phrase processor and Blue-phrase symbolic endophrasing may be used only in conjunction with the purchase of a software license.

Read Write Tools Open Source Software. Read Write Tools publishes some of its software portfolio under open source licenses, including RWSERVE plugins, web components, CSS style sheets, editor themes, command line build tools, and Node.js libraries. These are covered by two different open source licenses: the MIT license or the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International). See each individual file or its associated README file to learn which applies.

Privacy Policy

Data We Obtain From You

  • While you are browsing our website, we log all HTTPS requests from your browser and all responses by our servers.
  • Each time you use our software, we verify the authenticity of your license key using the device address of your computer, and the IP address of your computer network. We use this data to prevent piracy, and to block unlicensed use of our software.

Data Retention

  • We store site visitor log data for a minimum of 90 days.
  • We retain your customer number, license keys and purchase history for a minimum of three years.

Obtaining a copy of your data

  • You may login to your account using the customer number we assigned to you, and the password chosen by you, to view and print all of the data we retain about you.

Data sharing

  • When you purchase a license to any of our software products, we forward payment information from you to a PCI DSS compliant payment processing gateway.
  • We do not sell or share any information with third parties for the purpose of marketing.
Refund Policy

Refund Policy Our goal is customer satisfaction. If, in your opinion, we haven't met our goal, we will refund the unused, pro-rated portion of your license fee.

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