Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I print out the LiveInk text?
A: The latest version of ClipRead enables you to print the LiveInk
output in 2 or 3 columns. You can also use the "Print Columns" utility
to copy LiveInk formatted text into an e-mail or word-processing
Q: Can I read the document I transformed offline?
A: You can go offline and read the parsed text as long as you keep your
ClipRead application open. In the coming months, an upgrade version will
permit you to save special LiveInk files that you can open and read offline.
Q: What should I do if I experience technical problems?
A: We are in the process of beta-testing the ClipRead application, so your
comments are very valuable to us. If the application freezes, and an error
message appears, please make note of the error message and the
circumstances of the problem and e-mail the information to us at
You can close the application by doing the following:
- Press CTRL+ALT+Delete simultaneously.
- Click on End Task when prompted.
- Relaunch the ClipRead application and go online again.
Q: What if I'm connected to the internet, but the ClipRead
service is not responding to my submissions?
A: The service may be temporarily interrupted - please send us an e-mail
to alert us to the interruption and we will correct the problem. During
business hours, the problem should be resolved in about an hour or less.
Q: How does LiveInk improve reading?
See How Live Ink works.
Q: What does the parsed text look like?
See this example.
Q: Can I publish materials using the LiveInk format and
the ClipRead parsing engine?
- If you are a non-for-profit organization or educational
organization (e.g., www.yourorganizationname.org or
www.yourinstitutionname.edu ) then, yes, you are allowed to use
ClipRead and/or the patented LiveInk "poetic-prose" formatting
method to create text materials for electronic or print
publications, under the following conditions:
- You own the copyright for the material being
published (public domain material should NOT be reformatted
and published in LiveInk format without our expressed,
- The publication is not being sold and does not include
- The publication must include:
- a statement that the text formatting of the publication
was performed using the patented LiveInk method,
- the registered trademark for LiveInk (Live Ink(r), or LiveInk(r)), and
- the website for www.clipread.com and/or www.liveink.com,
presented somewhere in the publication. (Note that the HTML
converter module of the ClipRead application automatically inserts
this information at the bottom of each web page that is made; this
information should be left on the webpage when it is published on
the web or sent to others).
- If you are a for-profit organization, or a non-for-profit
organization engaged in commercial publishing activities, then you
should contact us directly, (at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-LIVEINK)
to discuss licensing and royalty payments before publishing electronic
or printed documents in the patented LiveInk format.
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