Have you ever found yourself in a conversation which followed too many rabbit trails? Have you ever read an article which did the same? What if you could have digressions and concise style in the same document?
These are just a few reasons the Tinderbox Stretchtext Writing System can help you write a better document. ¶ more uses...
According to Theodor H. Nelson, who first wrote about Stretchtext in 1967, such systems help readers because " The reader remains oriented " » . Additionally, such systems also help the writer remain oriented, since it removes your obstacles for good writing.
If you are already a user of Tinderbox, by Eastgate Systems, you can download the Stretchtext system by clicking on the download link.
Of course, you will also need a copy of Tinderbox. If you don't own copy of Tinderbox, download the demo. You can use the demo to load the stretchtext file and play around with creating documents, even if you won't be able to actually create web-publishable stretchtexts.
The online description of the process of creating and publishing your stretchtext is also available inside the download, where it will probably make more sense.
The Tinderbox Stretchtext Writing System isn't a new idea or even a new invention. A form of Stretchtext is even available to users of Microsoft Office.
Instead of introducing new ideas, this system intends to bring many existing ideas onto a single, easy-to-use palette. This is why it is template extension to Tinderbox, a writing and information tool by Eastgate Systems. Stretchtext is one part in my attempt to use Tinderbox as a complete solution for brainstorming, researching, composing, and publishing print and electronic academic material.
Documentation, customization information, and licensing information can be found on an adjoining page in this file.