Quit your text processor

Are you a writer? What about not using a text processor to write your text? Read on, I promise it will make sense :)

There’s a nice article about text-only writing at Linux.com. Three tools are mentioned to substitute the big memory-hungry Office processor:

  • A text editor – Vi
  • A formatting tool – txt2tags
  • A spell checker – Aspell

Check it out! Minimalist tools for writers by Dmitri Popov.

For more detailed information, read the Writing Books with Txt2tags document.

4 responses to “Quit your text processor

  1. Aspell is not needed. Vim 7.0 has spellchecking built-in.
    See http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/05/01/2235242

  2. Pingback: QuasiWiki: Txt2tags extension for OpenOffice.org « Txt2tags News

  3. Denis J Navas

    The link to the article does not worked. A search returned this address:

  4. Thanks Denis! I’ve updated the link in the post.

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