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Editorial Magic

The heart and soul of your Web site is the editorial engine. It must be easy to use - yet deliver powerful features you see on national sites, such as search engines, archives, links, threads and polls.more marker

Web-Enabled Editorial

deliver the power of the Internet with your editorial

The real strength of Linear Publication is in "Web-enabling" your editorial. This means that with little or no effort you can add features to an editorial item which take unique advantage of the Internet. Searches, polls, links, threads, comments, e-mails and other tools make your editorial scream power.more marker


so easy you'll wonder how it's done

One of the greatest benefits of the Internet is your ability to archive your editorial. With Linear Publishing, each issue is fully archived in it's original published format.more marker

Special Issues

What about publications, supplements or other items which may not fall into a regular issue? No problem, Linear provides the ability to add "Special Issues".more marker

Editorial Lists & Announcements

Editorial Lists are powerful tools for displaying information in a tabular, searchable format. This is ideal for announcements, notices, weddings, births, scores, etc.more marker


The Movies section of your site allows you tp provide up-to-date information on local listings and show times. It exports for print, is fully archived and searchable!more marker

Galleries within Editorial

Photo Galleries can easily be embedded within an editoril item. You define wether the initial image will link to the gallery or open within the editorial item. Also, you define if "thumbnails" will be included for all images and the size and columns of thumbnails.more marker

Sports Manager

Linear's Sports Manager is simple, elegant and powerful. There are several techniques for including your Sports Tables on the Web site.more marker

Document Manager

Document Manager allows Linear clients to create discrete areas for storing and sharing documents such as PDF, Excel and Word files.more marker

Picture Paper

Picture Paper is an opportunity to take an entire print publication and place it on your Web site in a visual format.more marker

Q & A

The Q & A portion of Linear's system allows in-house or outside "experts" to answer questions from your Web audience. A great community tool where content is added and archived to your site with almost no work on your end.more marker

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor can be generated through multiple points within your Linear system. Approving letters may be as easy as checking your email.more marker


Linear's obituary system is simple yet powerful. Web vistiors are presented with a list of every obituray in the system in a descending chronological order.more marker

Photo Galleries

Photo Galleries are easily configured and limitless tools for presenting numerous photos in a variety of formats.more marker


Due to the insistence of our wives, Linear now offers a Recipe interface. The Recipe module must be enabled by your Linear representative (call 800-211-2267 it's free). Once enabled, adding and presenting recipes is a breeze.more marker

Reader Feedback

Feedback allows Web visitors to post comments to an editorial item, editorial list, blogs and more. Submissions can be reviewed prior to posting on the site.more marker

Visuals and Reprints

Linked photo credits, limitless visuals, images groups and reprint capabilities make Linear the premier solution for demanding clients.more marker


The ability to link articles together across issue dates.more marker


Linear has the ability to store and track Author information. You can create an author profile with their name, title, picture and email.more marker


Templates are used to add editorial with predefined custom values. This is ideal for recurring editorial with special configurations such as covers, columnists and more.more marker

Easy Editorial Redirects

Make your directories and other content part of your editorial presentation. This sample links to the Restaurant Guide within this site. You can easily have an editorial item open a Photo Gallery, Sign-up Form, Contest and moremore marker

Fly Tables

Fly Tables are predefined formats used to automatically generate tables from the information you enter from a database or spreadsheet program.more marker

Timeline Controls

While your print publication may be weekly, monthly, or some other irregular frequency, your Web site may feature any entirely different frequency.more marker


Lights, Cameras ... Action

With high-speed Internet access reaching the homes, you have the opportunity to enhance your traditional editorial content with audio and video files.more marker

Other Features of Interest

Other features of interest included link activation, data back-up and more.more marker

Multi Page Editorial

timely page breaks means more page views

This is an example of editorial split into pages. The body of the editorial is approximately 19,500 characters automatically split into 9 pages.more marker

Front Page Controls

automate enhancements

colors galore
Linear Publishing provides powerful tools to effect the automated enhancement of your Editorial Front and Section Pages. Section visuals and Front page styles add zero work to your staff, but pay big dividends on your site.more marker

Format Controls

Simple controls allow you to achive any look. Multiple columns, shadows, background colors, accent lines and more.more marker


Your Linear system will have a most extensive suite off default values for controlling the routine appearance of your important editorial.more marker


Subheads are useful with editorial items in numerous sections. Linear can be configured to automatically scan, recognize and format subheads within your editorial items.more marker
appen newspapersWe have worked with Greg now for about ten years. I expect we'll continue for another ten. When I need help on one of our sites I pick up the phone and call Greg. He fixes it. It is about that simple.

Ray Appen, Publisher
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