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by marcoiac
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Safe to update to Mojave on September 24th?
Replies: 25
Views: 473

Re: Safe to update to Mojave on September 24th?

I have also used Mojave and Scriv since June and found no issues. Of course I am wrong, because Keith reminds us that there are indeed minor bugs here and there. Why didn't I even notice? Maybe I am distracted, maybe the way I use Scriv didn't make me run into those bugs. I think this is the crux of...
by marcoiac
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Thinking of using the macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta? Read this.
Replies: 21
Views: 5410

Re: Thinking of using the macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta? Read this.

Must say, Pages noir is such a joke. Not noir at al!!!! :D
by marcoiac
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: MAS vs Direct Sale version
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: MAS vs Direct Sale version

You are not missing anything, but you are helping L&L because direct sale means no portion of your sale that goes to Apple

Also, updates are faster with the direct sale version, because MAS needs to approve them, I think
by marcoiac
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: MacOS high Sierra 10.13.4
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: MacOS high Sierra 10.13.4

Brendabowen24 wrote:Thanks so much!


Eventually 32-bit apps won't run anymore on MacOS (although no one knows when that is going to happen, and most likely Apple will alert with plenty of time). But my point is, since at some point one has to move to a 64-bit version, doing it sooner rather than later is probably best
by marcoiac
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Thinking of using the macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta? Read this.
Replies: 21
Views: 5410

Re: Thinking of using the macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta? Read this.

ah yes, no wonder dark mode isn't working in scrivener yet. fair enough. i should say haven't had any problem with mojave and scrivener so far, BUT, if you do decide to run mojave don't bug keith, he's been very clear you do at your own risk!
by marcoiac
Wed May 23, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: And Now For That Latte
Topic: Do you know any good zen story?
Replies: 138
Views: 15854

Re: Do you know any good zen story?

Got to say, this thread is getting more and more zen :D
by marcoiac
Tue May 22, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: iCloud desktop question
Replies: 13
Views: 1423

Re: iCloud desktop question

As far as having several backups, when i hit "save as" and put it on external drive (which I do have specifically because I don't want to lose several years worth of dissertation work), when scrivener "saves" automatically on close, will it will save to where I have the live pro...
by marcoiac
Sat May 12, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Macbook recommendations for Scrivener 3
Replies: 17
Views: 2032

Re: Macbook recommendations for Scrivener 3

I run Scrivener on a MBP 13” retina first gen (circa late 2012), a MB 12” first gen, and an iPad Pro 9.7”
I like small :D
But, as Keith said, Scrivener will work well on all these machines
If you use the machine also for something more computing intensive, the MBP is hands down more powerful
by marcoiac
Wed May 02, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3030

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

matsgz wrote:(This is what is so good with this particular form of procrastination. Through reflecting over someone else's queries you can sometimes become aware of new ways of working, that can save you a few seconds, that you can waste on procrastinating at the forum a little more.)


:D :D :D :D
by marcoiac
Tue May 01, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3030

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

No, it isn’t. Agenda uses the same drag-n-drop for emails into Agenda notes and it creates a link back to the email, for both the direct download and App store versions. there is the tenuous possibility that sandboxing was implemented in Scrivener and Agenda in slightly different ways, hence differ...
by marcoiac
Tue May 01, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3030

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

Could it be the difference between the direct download version of Scrivener and the App Store version? Maybe sandboxing prevents the link from being created from a drag operation. If that's the case, the solution is to download directly from the website here and use that version instead. I believe ...
by marcoiac
Tue May 01, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3030

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

Yes, I meant along the lines of the latter: to be able to be link to emails that open in the mail program when you click on them. You can drag the email from Mail app into a Scrivener document and you have a link that, when clicked, will open up that email. Am I missing something here? Sounds good,...
by marcoiac
Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3030

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

malland wrote:Yes, I meant along the lines of the latter: to be able to be link to emails that open in the mail program when you click on them.


You can drag the email from Mail app into a Scrivener document and you have a link that, when clicked, will open up that email. Am I missing something here?
by marcoiac
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: iPad mini advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1089

Re: iPad mini advice needed

My oldest Apple device is an iPad Mini 2 and it works fine with Scrivener. It''s a surprisingly good device for typing, reading, and all kinds of productivity. I have also an iPad Pro (smaller size) and yet find myself using the Mini more, It's slower than the Pro, but its size suits me well. Can't ...
by marcoiac
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: bewildered with choices
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: bewildered with choices

Hello, I just got Scrivener - I've been wanting it for a long time, but didn't have a Mac. (Now I've got a Mac, so a PC version is being released, doesn't that figure?) I am not sure where this post should go, but I am definitely needing some tips and tricks! Now that I have the software installed,...