FocusWriter - excellent editor for writers in Linux Mint/PinguyOSOffice
FocusWriter - unusual free text editor that takes place on the entire screen and shows only the text that you write. FocusWriter positioned as editor, with which you focus on writing text and nothing else you should not distract.
When you start FocusWriter, the program takes place entirely on the entire screen and you see before you is only a window for typing and nothing more. If you place the mouse cursor in the top, it will expand the menu and the control panel editor. Similarly, if you move the cursor down, you'll see a status bar, and tabs with open files.
FocusWriter does not have the capacity to text formatting. Supports only the most basic features, such as bold, underline, text alignment. To use the functions for formatting text you want in the Format menu, select Make Rich Text.
- TXT, basic RTF, and basic ODT file support
- Timers and alarms
- Daily goals
- Fully customizable themes
- Typewriter sound effects (optional)
- Auto-save (optional)
- Live statistics (optional)
- Spell-checking (optional)
- Multi-document support
- Portable mode (optional)
- Translated into over 20 languages
The program supports various themes. You can set the background image editor, size and color of fonts.
Supports spell checking, the restoration of the position of the cursor when you open the last file, tabs.
The FocusWriter there is another interesting feature. You can specify a special parameter Daily Goal, which you can specify either the number of characters (either in minutes) that you wish to write (spent) in one day. It's like a motivating function. When you write text, FocusWriter in the status bar (at the bottom) writes a percentage accomplish the objective. For example, you have set the goal Daily Goal equal to 2000 symbols, wrote to 1000 symbols and FocusWriter already shows that made 50%. Similarly, you can specify the number of minutes.
Another FocusWriter has a timer function. You can set the timer at any time or on a specified interval. When the timer fires, the beeper will sound and a pop-up message.
FocusWriter allows you to save the document or as plain text (plain-text) without formatting or RTF-enabled format.
Installation into Linux Mint:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gottcode/gcppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install focuswriter