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by ThomasTrask
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Force Quit and Won't Restart
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Force Quit and Won't Restart

My apologies. A restart solved the problems. I still got the reindexing window when starting two of my projects, but they started. The reason I didn't restart before posting was because I was downloading Mojave and didn't want to stop. But Scrivener is more important to me right now, so I quit the u...
by ThomasTrask
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Force Quit and Won't Restart
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Force Quit and Won't Restart

Help. Today I couldn't quit Scrivener. The Finder's force quit window showed Scrivener in red and said it wasn't responding. So I force quit.. The first time I tried to restart I got a window showing progress on a search reindexing. Once that window went away, Scrivener did nothing and wouldn't resp...
by ThomasTrask
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts

Styles are best ignored unless you have a specific reason to use them: heading, epigraphs, block quotes, and other things that are smaller than a Binder item but require unique formatting, or if the next step in your work flow requires them. I use styles sparingly. I use Block Quote and one other u...
by ThomasTrask
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts

Thanks very much. I just created a new blank project and took a look. As you said would happen, yellow boxes everywhere. I understand why I am confused. Before posting my question I checked another project I was working on. In that project all the predefined formats are connected to section layouts,...
by ThomasTrask
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Compile Formats Disconnected from Section Layouts

I am trying to learn the details of compiling so I can set up custom output formats. I created a few formats by duplicating existing formats and then trying out modifications. I am very confused by how the concepts of section layouts, section types, and custom styles relate to one another. But that'...