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Track words written over time, active time, WPM, multi-doc tracking, goal forecast based on amount written, 180 day history, writing streaks, and progress against goals.
v3.1 - May 2 - [NEW] WPM and active time tracking (billable hour tracking for freelancers)
[NEW] Menu, and testing tools to help diagnose problems
[NEW] Troubleshooting guide. Go to Add-ons > Writing Habit > Troubleshooting
[BUGS] Refactored a lot of code to hopefully make things run smoother

v3 - Apr 26 - New weekday only forecasts and streaks (or full week) on the settings page. Bug fixes to get word counting working again after a user saved their settings (saving settings caused it to stop). 

v2.6 & 2.7 - Apr 22 - New docs start at 0 words. Better error handling/messaging. Interface dimmer in the bottom right.

v2.5 - Added daily/total word tracking across MULTIPLE documents.  See it in action on the HISTORY PAGE. Only a limited (likely around 50) documents can be tracked before the add on will forcefully remove all tracked documents to avoid breaking. Any document can be added or removed. Tracked documents are automatically added once you make changes or add new words. Additionally, language changes were made to help with settings clarity. SETTINGS are also shared across documents now.

v2.4 - Added DATA EXPORT via the HISTORY page. Fixed a bug the broke the interface when clearing data then closing the add on right after.

V2.0 and 2.3 added DARK MODE, night owl "day" shifting, ignoring cut/inserted words, bug fixes, and a lot more. 

Become a better writer by developing the habit. Habits require consistency and the Writing Habit addon helps you keep track of when you've written, and how much you wrote. Remember, frequency is better than word count for building a habit. The more often you do it, the more likely you are to have your word count increase.

The addon lets you track how many words you've written over the last week and month and shows you a chart for both, along with history for the last 180 days, longest and most recent writing streak, a minimal mode (to focus on writing), and week/overall goal settings so you can give yourself something to shoot for. 

We recommend setting goals low until you consistently hit them, and then move up from there.
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Jenni Linn
June 13, 2021
This worked wonderful for a while and now all of a sudden it no longer works. Really disappointed because I loved it!
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Dan Meador
June 4, 2021
Just show an "Please wait" and a covered up error about authorization even though I have already authorized.
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Sydney Henck
April 30, 2021
Great app works well. It is not the most accurate but it helps me get my writing done through motivation.
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Marc Fleury
April 26, 2021
Seems like it would be great. Unfortunately, it doesn't work, or at least it didn't for me. It would show the current wordcount when I launched it, but it would not show how many words were written during the session. Apparently, no longer supported by the developer.
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Lili Owen Rowlands
April 19, 2021
Works fine for body text but won't track footnotes, which is really annoying
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Savannah McArdle
March 29, 2021
I like the idea, but I downloaded it mainly looking for a 'dark mode' that makes the writing document dark, to take some of the strain off my eyes. Disappointed that it only affects the menu, so going to remove the app.
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melike ozengunes
March 28, 2021
It's brilliant and works fine for me, everything's customizable and I love how well it tracks my writing. It's definitely made me more productive. Love it!
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MJ's Guide To Cryptids
March 19, 2021
I love the concept and I wish it would work but it just doesn't for me. It hasn't actually tracked any of the words I have written. Maybe its just a glitch but its infuriating. I hope you can fix it but until then, I don't really see a point in having it.
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emilie b.
March 11, 2021
I really like the idea but is there any way to track without the annoying window being open? I keep closing it and then having to set my goal again because it goes back to default.
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Kyle Carpenter
March 5, 2021
I would say that the only thing that's a bother is when I forget to turn it on when I start writing and it doesn't track my words. Other than that, it's an excellent add-on that makes it far easier to keep track of my daily writing goals.
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