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by brian747
Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: How do you pronounce 'Scrivener'?
Replies: 4
Views: 2066

Re: How do you pronounce 'Scrivener'?

Well I guess that makes it unanimous. :wink:

B.
by brian747
Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: How do you pronounce 'Scrivener'?
Replies: 4
Views: 2066

Re: How do you pronounce 'Scrivener'?

The OED agrees with you (and me):

(ˈskrɪv(ə)nə(r))

Cheers,

Brian
by brian747
Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: "Scrivener for Dummies"
Replies: 18
Views: 6162

Re: "Scrivener for Dummies"

<smile> Totally agree on the hand-holding. As for the official manual, comprehensive though it undoubtedly is, it sounds as though your experience was similar to mine. The good thing is that after reading Ms. Hernandez, I found that manual less intimidating than previously. As the author of a fair f...
by brian747
Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: "Scrivener for Dummies"
Replies: 18
Views: 6162

Re: "Scrivener for Dummies"

As a new Scrivener user I tried to read the full Scrivener manual, honest I did. But I found myself skipping through the dull bits, and consequently missing things that I then had to go back to find. Obviously my concentration span is not what it was. So I bought the "For D*****s" book in ...
by brian747
Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: disabling/enabling typewriter mode in full-screen
Replies: 9
Views: 1499

Re: disabling/enabling typewriter mode in full-screen

I am intrigued by the idea of a "super" key and a "hyper" key though.

<grin> I seem to remember also that on DEC VMS machines there used to be a text editor called EDT which featured a "Gold key". 8)

But this is becoming a little esoteric.....

B.
by brian747
Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: disabling/enabling typewriter mode in full-screen
Replies: 9
Views: 1499

Re: disabling/enabling typewriter mode in full-screen

And, after decades in the software industry salt mines, including many years working for Microsoft partners, I can assure you that no one ever refers to a Meta key on a Windoze keyboard, either. It's always known as "the Windows key", 100% of the time. If I try very hard I can recall occas...
by brian747
Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Technical Support (Windows)
Topic: FAQ link broken?
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: FAQ link broken?

Ah, thank you Jennifer.

That is indeed much better! :D

Cheers,

Brian
by brian747
Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Technical Support (Windows)
Topic: FAQ link broken?
Replies: 4
Views: 441

FAQ link broken?

Hi!

The link in the FAQ topic —

http://www.literatureandlatte.com/wiki/doku.php?id=scrivener_faq

— seems to be broken, at least for me. 8)

Can anyone point me to the correct one?

Thanks in advance,

Brian