This software is awesome! Better than the book because you can have it open while you’re writing and if you need a brief for that multi-stroke word, just type it into the search button and you get more than one! You can choose the brief that best fits your writing style, and most include suffixes, e.g. -ed, -ing, -er… so you get multiple suggestions for the one word you searched!
I have the book also, but because I had to carry a lot of things, I needed something portable. This is great. Tons of one-strokers. This is a must have for anybody going into court reporting or captioning.