The date:

WordSmith evolves gradually and is re-issued very often (about once a week). When you check your version and get the very latest one you are updating and thereby altering slightly the program, its Help and the accompanying manual. I also update the online Help often.

Basic Dates

For the basic publication dates check out the list of publications where you will find something like this:

  • Scott, M., 1996, WordSmith Tools, Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-458984-6.
  • Scott, M., 1997, WordSmith Tools version 2, Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-459283-9.
  • Scott, M., 1999, WordSmith Tools version 3, Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-459289-8.
  • Scott, M., 2004, WordSmith Tools version 4, Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0-19-459400-9.
  • Scott, M., 2008, WordSmith Tools version 5, Liverpool: Lexical Analysis Software.
  • Scott, M., 2012, WordSmith Tools version 6, Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.
  • Scott, M., 2016, WordSmith Tools version 7, Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.

The current one is

  • Scott, M., 2017, WordSmith Tools version 7, Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.
  • but as it gets updated and re-published so often, you may wish to replace <this year> as appropriate.
 

The Program (wordsmith.exe)

  • Scott, M., <this year>, WordSmith Tools. Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.

The Help with WordSmith (wordsmith.chm)

  • Scott, M., <this year>, WordSmith Tools Help. Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.

The Manual with WordSmith (wordsmith.pdf)

  • Scott, M., <this year>, WordSmith Tools Help. Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software.

For any of these you might if you wanted add version details such as “version 5.0.0.87” which you would find by accessing Help | About.

Online Help

  • Scott, M., <this year>, WordSmith Tools Help. Stroud: Lexical Analysis Software. http://www.lexically.net/downloads/version7/HTML/proc_tag_handling.htm (last accessed XX.XX.20XX)