Frequently Asked Questions
What are ClipWords?
ClipWords are common and uncommon phrases and statements,
plus everyday expressions and clever, upbeat, witty
Is it like clip art?
In some ways, yes. ClipWords and clip art are used
the same way, to help convey a message quickly and
easily, but that’s where the similarities end.
ClipWords can be used anywhere, anytime, and you
can customize them to fit your specific needs. And
while some people can spot a piece of clip art at
100 paces, ClipWords can blend in seamlessly with
whatever you’re writing!
Is it like a book of quotations?
No. There are no famous quotes in ClipWords
software, just useful phrases and statements relating
to specific topics. Our Motivation book does have
a topick "Quotables".
Where do ClipWords come from?
You see them every day in newspapers, magazines, junk
movies and on billboards. You hear
them at cocktail parties, in sermons, on the news,
at sporting events, on talk radio, on TV, in business
meetings and on the street.
Are ClipWords copyrighted?
Individual Clips are common phrases and statements
used in everyday language and may be used as you
see fit. However, the software and books are copyrighted
as collections and may not be reproduced in whole
or in part.
Who uses ClipWords?
Anyone who uses words, and who doesn’t
Why do I need ClipWords?
ClipWords is a tool for brainstorming, combating writer’s
block, a time-saver, a generator for headlines and
themes, it gets your creative juices flowing, puts
a fresh twist on your ideas and adds flavor to your
copy. Now you’ll never have to say, “I
can’t think of what to say!”
not a computer whiz. Is the program
easy to learn?
Yes! If you already know basic Windows or Macintosh
commands, using the ClipWords programs is a breeze!
Can I print an entire list of Clips?
You can’t print an entire topic list from the
Browser window, but you can
print a list of all your
selections from the Grabber window or Clips from the
Can I apply a typeface to my selection before copying
it to my document?
No, but once you have copied your Clip into your document,
you can select the typeface, change the size, and make
it bold or italic. Any way you want!
Will it work on my old PC?
If you have an older system, you need to be
running Windows 98™ or higher with a minimum
333mhz processor, 64MB of RAM and a 16-bit sound card.
Basic installation requires only 13MB of hard drive
Is there a version for Macintosh?
Yes! The ClipWords Macintosh version was designed exclusively
Mac OS X and later platforms with all the same
Clips and features found in the Windows™ versions.
Check out the ClipWords Mac product page for
Where can I get more Clips?
If you are using ClipWords 20,000 Clips, upgrade to
ClipWords Pro for
50,000 Clips! Or take a look at
the ClipWords Motivation and Promotion books. Additional
Clips on timely topics can be found on your CD-ROM
anyone want to buy a book of ClipWords
on a CD-ROM?
The books, Motivation and Promotion, are collections
of Clips selected from our vast library relating specifically
to these categories. Plus, the books have many Clips
and topics that are not on the CD-ROM!
How do I contact Epigraphics?
Click on the “Contact Us” button
let us know what questions and concerns