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by Wreybies
Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:34 pm
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: Books you haven't read but feel you should
Replies: 37
Views: 7985

Re: Books you haven't read but feel you should

I've read very little of Azimov's work. :| It becomes a bit of a hinderance when you come across another lover of spec fix to have so little knowledge of one of the greats from the 'golden age', but I simply find myself un-called to his work. I read the initial Foundation novels but after that, the ...
by Wreybies
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: No 1
Replies: 35
Views: 12529

Re: No 1

The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke It wasn't the first work of spec fic I had ever read (that would be Stranger from the Depths by Gerry Turner) but it was the first spec fic novel that really lit my pilot light for the genre. Because of my enjoyment of this particular little adventure, I r...
by Wreybies
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi
Replies: 3
Views: 3294

The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi

Just finished reading this book this morning as I was out for my morning walk (thank you. iPhone for making that possible). A very satisfying read. The reviews tag is as "biopunk" but I think that the blank+punk moniker is getting a bit overused. There are elements in this book that come f...
by Wreybies
Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: The City and the City - Mieville
Replies: 0
Views: 976

The City and the City - Mieville

The book takes place in two city states, Besźel and Ul Qoma, which share an unusual border that is meshed and confused and there are streets where this mesh occurs (called crosshatched areas) where one building is in one city, the next building in the other city, the third building back in the first...
by Wreybies
Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Paper textures?
Replies: 9
Views: 2107

Re: Paper textures?

Yeah, the only real tiling paper texture I have is the one I gave you ages ago for the BlockWriter thing; maybe check in the resources for that project. I used a scan I made of a nice cotton paper with a dappled texture, so it's free to use. http://www.semigreenpenny.com/img/forums//11068108-Scriv-...
by Wreybies
Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: Quicklook for epub-Files?
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: Quicklook for epub-Files?

Yes, there is Stanza for Mac and you can also use Calibre for Mac to read and also house your collection of ePub files. Neither is exactly what I would call ideal or slick, but they are quite functional.
by Wreybies
Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:26 am
Forum: Reviews & Recommendations
Topic: Destination Void ~ Frank Herbert
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Destination Void ~ Frank Herbert

In my continued journey through the old school...

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by Wreybies
Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: IThoughts for iPad
Replies: 12
Views: 1833

Re: IThoughts for iPad

sch wrote:OK, great news. The only thing better would be to have two-way capability... Scrivener back to iThoughts.

Ciao,


Agreed. If there were a way to have it both ways to view it as I needed it, one way or the other, would be ideal.
by Wreybies
Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: IThoughts for iPad
Replies: 12
Views: 1833

Re: IThoughts for iPad

Yes. :mrgreen: I love that I can use one... let's say epistemology because it is a visual way of mapping things out and bring it directly into a different mode of discourse. I am not a techie person at all. I am an end user, not a creator or modifier. I don't crack firmwares or jailbreak devices. I ...
by Wreybies
Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: IThoughts for iPad
Replies: 12
Views: 1833

Re: IThoughts for iPad

Ok, I tried it just to see what would happen. I pulled in an OPML file that I had created in iThoughts into a trial binder just to see how it would pan out.

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Yeah. That. :mrgreen:
by Wreybies
Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: IThoughts for iPad
Replies: 12
Views: 1833

Re: IThoughts for iPad

Ok, going to have to admit that when you mentioned OPML, you surpassed my techeneez vocabulary. 'Splain me, Lucy. :| From what I gather of your lingo, there is a way to import what I do in iThoughts to Scrivener? If there is then that would be boss because my love of Scrivener's new chattiness with ...
by Wreybies
Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: IThoughts for iPad
Replies: 12
Views: 1833

IThoughts for iPad

I made the small investment for this little app and figured I would use it for flowing my novel. Not sure I am really getting the most out of it as I find it a little difficult to work with. Anyone else use this app on the iPad? Any tips on getting a little more user friendliness out of it?
by Wreybies
Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:21 am
Forum: Software & Development
Topic: Scrivener, Elements, Dropbox
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Re: Scrivener, Elements, Dropbox

It works beautifully. I use Notbooks on my iPad and iPod Touch and sync my projects in the manner already indicated by Amber. Make sure to select txt as your sync format and you will be happy as a clam at high tide. :)
by Wreybies
Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:18 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Folders for chapters: New vs Old
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Folders for chapters: New vs Old

Excellent. I was hoping that would be the answer. :wink:

Many thanks.
by Wreybies
Tue Nov 30, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener + Notebooks via Dropbox
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Scrivener + Notebooks via Dropbox

I'm guilty of not placing my praise thread in the correct place, so I hope I am forgiven if I gush some more. The new Scrivener was everything I was hoping for. It's syncability across Dropbox to my iPad and my iPod Touch (both running Notebooks) means that I have the true, insouciant portability th...