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by jsharbour
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Disappointed and switching back to Word
Replies: 18
Views: 7082

Disappointed and switching back to Word

I have been using Scrivener for one month after buying it on Dec 1. I like scrivenings mode, note features, hyperlinking, but hate all the bugs and lack of WYSIWYG editing. The compiler is pretty much unusable. I've wasted so much time learning this software, I'm sure I lost at least 10,000 words in...
by jsharbour
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Sad
Replies: 23
Views: 4924

Re: Sad

Cute. But back to the op's problem. Your problems do not sound right for it being just a resolution problem. Did you say the installer was missing text? That's not normal. That's not a bug, that's an OS problem. What do you do mostly with your PC, if I may ask? Are any other apps having issues, like...
by jsharbour
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener is way more difficult than I expected
Replies: 20
Views: 12217

Re: Scrivener is way more difficult than I expected

I agree, the tutorial is counter-productive, kind of a waste of time. It would be better to have a "Get Up To Speed" section and make the rest optional/advanced. The intro tutorial should explain the core functionality centered around the Binder and how to get word to page ASAP without &qu...
by jsharbour
Mon Dec 28, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Feedback Wanted: How do you structure your Scriv projects?
Replies: 80
Views: 81588

Re: Feedback Wanted: How do you structure your Scriv projects?

I'm a new Scrivener user coming over from Word 2013 after 15 years of use. I found it an extremely steep learning curve even after going through the full tutorial. I started off importing my current manuscript in as separate scenes since that seemed like a cool feature. But after working with it for...