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Citation and Bibliography is now supported by Sense.

New Markdown plugin available along with upgraded RTF and HTML Plugins as Authoring Workflow support.

Multilingial Editing
Multilingual editing is supported within the current document, across upper and lower edit environments and documentation included into its ViewPoints multidocument collection workspace.

Multilingual Editing.

Split Screen view of single document
The current document may be re-opened / duplicated into Sense's lower Edit Environment: the Content View is selected within the upper environment and ViewPoints within the lower - changes made in either environment are synchronized to the other on focus change or by central toolbar Sync. Material within ViewPoints is cloned so multiple instances of the same material is allowed with overlap.

Multi-document editing in Single Workspace.

Reference Management
ViewPoints may be used as a Reference Manager. The screenshot shows the Tutorial Document within the upper Edit Environment with In-text Citation (right pane) and Outline showing Subdocument nodes (left pane). ViewPoints is accessed within the lower Edit Environment showing both Documentation and Note nodes that with attribution of source details (eg Author, Publication Title, etc) become available for Citation and Bibliographic listing.

Reference Management and Subdocuments.

One-Two Pane Outlining
Sense supports both One and Two Pane Outlining. When One Pane Outlining, structural modification is via toolbar and keyboard shortcut. The screenshot shows the Tutorial Document opened for one pane editing with both the Outliner (left hand) pane and lower Edit Environment hidden. Document content may be expanded and contracted from view via icons within the left hand margin.

Sense supports both One and Two Pane Outlining.


Whether authoring an essay, thesis or journal article, the Sense editor may help you focus on your Writing Workflow with its fully integrated Reference Management, Document Outlining with Folding Text, Rich Text formatting, In-text Citation and automated Reference List (Bibliography) generation.

A key feature of Sense is ViewPoints used to group both whole documents and cloned, even overlapping, part documents into a theme or topic based tree hierarchy for isolated review, editing and Reference Management.

Separately installable File Conversion Plugins support import / export transfer between Sense's document format and other File Types such as Rich Text Format (RTF), Markdown and HTML, the latter supporting the direct reading of Internet material into Sense.

A QDA Plugin supports the review of Marked Text and Annotated content within a document.

Reference Management, Citation and Bibliography.

Research documentation and notes may be gathered into Sense's ViewPoints workspace in support of In-Text Citation and Bibliographic listing.

Attribution requirements are dependent on both the nature of the Primary Source (eg web, book) and the selected Citation Style.

In-text Citation and Reference List formatting is defined in user editable Citation Style specific definition files.

Citation Styles are User Extendable with an initial selection based on APA, MLA, Turabian and ISO 690.

Both Numeric and Parenthetical types of In-Text Citation are supported.

Reference List styling includes an option to exclude In-Text Citation content from document Word and Character counts.

Bibliography and Endnote Reference List generation is automated from attributed material in the Reference Manager.

An OpenXML Bibliography (Reference List) File is automatically generated for use by third party word processors.

Both One and Two Pane Outlining.

Sense supports both one and two pane outlining within each of its two (upper and lower) Edit Environments.

Both the lower Edit Environment and left hand pane may be hidden to provide full screen detailed editing.

The left hand pane may be switched between showing full document (line by line) content and section (heading) based outline within a fully navigable, multilevel, expandable - collapsible structurally modifiable tree view.

For single (right hand) pane working, the document structure may be modified by toolbar and keyboard shortcut.

Folding Text and "Big Picture" Editing.

Sense supports both Folding Text and "Big Picture" document editing as an integral feature of its outlining capability.

Full "Big Picture" document content is shown within the right hand (Edit Workspace) pane irrespective of the left hand pane (tree view) collapse state when Conventional ViewMode editing.

When working in Explorer ViewMode, Section and multi-level list content may be revealed and hidden according to the outline collapse state.

Explorer ViewMode expand / collapse icons are also shown in the right hand pane left margin in support of single pane working.

Create and Merge Subdocuments.

Section headings and underlying text may be readily transferred into Subdocuments inheriting Style and other configurations from the "Master" document for uninterrupted writing workflow.

When including an external Sense document as a subdocument, the "Master" document's style seemlessly overrides the subdocument style.

Subdocument nodes are shown within both the full Content and Outline tree views of the "Master" allowing underlying documentation to be hidden or shown according to expansion state.

Subdocument material may be directly edited from within the "Master" document's workspace.

Subdocuments may be "opened" for more direct editing within the "Master" document's workspace temporarily overlaying the "Master" document.

As quicky as Subdocuments may be created, Subdocument material may be Merged back into the "Master".

Styling, Rich Text Character Formatting and Hyperlinking.

Detailed editing is carried out within the right hand pane of an Edit Environment.

Section headings, numbered and bulleted paragraph lists may be attributed different style settings such as font, font size and indent according to level within Sense's truly hierarchical document structure.

Character formatting is Rich Text with bold, italics, underlining and colour.

Text of special significance may be Marked (highlighted) or Annotated by topic based Category for later processing and review.

Conventional Single click Internet and Inter / Intra Sense document Hyperlinking from text and images is supported.

In-text Citations are implemented as a special form of Open Book Cursor hyperlink to open supporting Reference Managed material.

Word and Character Counts are dynamically maintained for monitoring progress against designated task limits.

Multilingual Editing.

Sense supports Multilingual documentation with a simple Language Change control allowing mixed language editing within a single line.

Individual documents may be viewed and edited simultaneously in different languages between the two (Upper and Lower) Edit Environments.

Subdocument material and material within ViewPoints is edited within the cultural context of its parent document with language change automatic.

Multilingual documentation is supported by a File Encoding Selection that includes ISO-8859, Windows Codepage and Unicode character sets.

Multi-Document Editing and Viewing.

Multi-document editing and viewing is supported without the need for separate Sense instances.

Different locations of a single document or two individual documents may be viewed and edited concurrently within the (Upper and Lower) Edit Environments.

Document snippets from both the current document and other documents may be included into ViewPoints for isolated editing and viewing.

Tailor Printing and Export to Virtually Exact Needs.

Sense can make a valuable contribution towards a paperless work environment by restricting printing, and indeed export, to virtually exact needs.

Its Explorer View Mode allows documentation to be hidden by left pane node collapse leaving only required detail shown for printing and export.

If that isn't sufficient, Multi-Select may be used to select, even spatially dispersed, documentation for print and export.

Multi-select is not supported within ViewPoints but node collapse may be used to advantage to combine material from even multiple documents for print and export.

And beyond the Writing Workflow, OPML and RSS.

Beyond the Writing Workflow, Sense supports RSS Feed and OPML Document creation via separately installable Editor Plugins.

Sense's integrated FTP Client enables direct RSS Feed and OPML document publication to your website.

The OPML Viewer pane provides dual purpose functionality as a web browser and OPML Document / RSS Feed Reader: for example, click on the OPML Icon above and see raw OPML XML: repeat this from within the OPML Editor's Viewer pane to reveal a formatted OPML document.