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by gr
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Sticky project note / Post-it / reminder /etc
Replies: 5
Views: 176

Re: Sticky project note / Post-it / reminder /etc

OMG I assumed that was just a legacy carryover I was carrying forward. Surprised Apple is still distributing that little app. Fun. Can't quite imagine cluttering up my screen that way anymore, but hey for a dedicated use, maybe. Launched the app just now after probably decades -- to find a disturbin...
by gr
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Syncing Between Mac and Ios using Sync.com?
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Syncing Between Mac and Ios using Sync.com?

Scrivener on iOS has a Dropbox sync functionality built into it and it does not offer other options. I don't know about sync.com, but some sync services screw up scrivener projects, because they handle package files poorly (Scriv projects are not single files as they appear to be on macs, but packag...
by gr
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Need accurate word count of project
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Need accurate word count of project

Anywhere you put <$wc> in your manuscript it will be replaced with the word count on compile.
by gr
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compiling script notes while writing a screenplay.
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Compiling script notes while writing a screenplay.

Ah, I see that what I was saying there is probably not applicable to your desired output file format. So, I've got nothing.

-gr
by gr
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compiling script notes while writing a screenplay.
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Compiling script notes while writing a screenplay.

I have not done what you wish to do, but here are some thoughts that seem relevant... You can create a customized copy of the script compile format of your choice and there are two areas of the compile settings which would seem of interest: 1) For a given section type, you can specify that (in addit...
by gr
Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Sync to Dropbox freezes at the same file every time
Replies: 25
Views: 525

Re: Sync to Dropbox freezes at the same file every time

Good to hear you worked something out!

gr
by gr
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: 'Determiners'
Replies: 22
Views: 371

Re: 'Determiners'

A confusion has slipped into this exchange and put the two of you at cross purposes. I believe Mr. X agrees that ‘yours’ is a pronoun. What he was saying is not a pronoun is ‘your’. Thanks, Von, for your extensive post. My central point stands: X distinguished between the cases of ‘your’ and ‘yours...
by gr
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: 'Determiners'
Replies: 22
Views: 371

Re: 'Determiners'

A confusion has slipped into this exchange and put the two of you at cross purposes. I believe Mr. X agrees that ‘yours’ is a pronoun. What he was saying is not a pronoun is ‘your’. Mr X’s original assertion: Apple calls them determiners because they are determiners, not pronouns. They occupy the sa...
by gr
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Sync to Dropbox freezes at the same file every time
Replies: 25
Views: 525

Re: Sync to Dropbox freezes at the same file every time

Here are two pieces of advice which might sort something out for you: 1) If you are using the Sync to External Folder function like the original poster did, stop. That is not what that function is for. To get Dropbox to sync a Scriv project to the cloud, all you need to do is put the Scrivener proje...
by gr
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Novel in a Day
Topic: NiaD X
Replies: 335
Views: 26363

Re: NiaD X

Steady on. You can't slaughter our beloved leader for a mere recipe. It's just not cricket. Mere recipe? Mere recipe?!! I should think some of the ingredients might take offence to that. Having spoken to several of your key ingredients, they feel it would be best for you to concentrate on your marv...
by gr
Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Auto-complete w/ accent issue
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Auto-complete w/ accent issue

Scrivener's auto-complete function works for me with such words. The only trick in such cases is that you must hit a second letter to get any pop-up suggestions. I wonder if you might instead be speaking about the auto-spell-correction function built into Mac OS? (In which, case, of course, Scrivene...
by gr
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Is my work gone for good?
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Is my work gone for good?

If you open up Scrivener preferences and look in the Backup area, you will see a link/button that will take you to the folder where your backups are being stored.
by gr
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Is my work gone for good?
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Is my work gone for good?

Having followed the forums for some years now, I would say the most common explanation for experiences like yours is that the user has inadvertently opened a different copy of their project than they have been working in. So, my first question is /how/ did you open your project? Did you pick somethi...
by gr
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Split text into several files, reassemble it when compiling
Replies: 12
Views: 301

Re: Split text into several files, reassemble it when compiling

Ah yes. I forgot about the need to do the equivalent of removing the pre and post newlines!