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Among its features of special interest to Torah writers are:
You can use Sapir to
prepare text that will be formatted and printed in another program such
as Microsoft Word, or submitted to a newspaper or periodical, etc.
See below for information on Integrated Text Search and Sheim Hashem
protection, new features in version 3.55 from March, '04.
It can import and export (with its Text Conversion Wizard) from many DOS and Windows formats, and has many utilities including Super Find which can do up to 1500 transformations in one pass.
Sapir works on any version of 32 bit Windows. It does not require Hebrew support.
A partial list of its advanced features: multiple document interface, virtually unlimited file size, integrated Super Find/Replace, Conversion Wizard (DOS -> Windows; Windows -> DOS; various formats: RTF; Windows CP1255; Sapir DOS; QTEXT, Einstein, 3B2), MRU list, Favorites list, Undo/Redo, Advanced Editing Commands, Phonetic keyboard for English-speaking users, and more.
Palm OS Support. Sapir includes full Palm OS support, for any computer that uses the Palm OS (operating system). One click on the popup menu prepares the file for sending to your handheld at the next Hotsync. One click checks for updates from the Palm to your PC. Prepare English and Hebrew files for distribution on Palm computers. Sapir produces standard PDB files readable in all Palm readers. Also read Palm PDB files on your PC with Sapir.
Built-in text search. Sapir includes Hebrew Tanach and Talmud Bavli and more within the program. The texts should serve the needs of an estimated 90% of the people, 95% of the time. Now you will be able to look up the reference you need without leaving Sapir! (3/03)
Sheim Hashem Protection A builtin option that allows you to
edit texts that include the Name of Hashem without it appearing on the
screen and being erased. The file is saved with the full Names for
eventual printing. (3/03)
Full Unicode support. (11/2001)