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Re: Interested in possibly buying XyWrite: a few questions.
- Subject: Re: Interested in possibly buying XyWrite: a few questions.
- From: Richard Giering dick.giering@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 20:56:01 -0600
I've been a XYWRITE user since early 1982 and am
now on Version 4 something FOR WINDOWS!!! I use
it primarily for both correspondence and
especially for editing and preparing HTML for my
The Windows version is great! Only one hitch
I've found and that is the need to right click
then restore rather than just double clicking.
If you want the windows version, I suggest you
try it - as Mikey says "You'll like it"!
Sorry, Rene, I disagree with your diagnosis
"Yo Intl." wrote:
> Leslie Bialler:
> >The Windows version is hideous. Forget about it. Buy Version 4.018 for
> >Dos. If you
> >were fond of graphical interfaces I would have recommended Nota Bene, but
> >you say
> >you aren't a Windows fan, so let's not go there.
> I know it is un-PC to say this around here, but I quite *like* the Windows
> version. In combination with XY-DOS it works great for me.
> After a while, you learn to avoid its limitations and to enjoy its advantages.
> What is hideous about it is, of course, the install rigamarole you have to
> go through to get it onto a Windows 9x system.
> -- Rene von Rentzell, Tokyo