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by devinganger
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Open scrivener Files in iOS
Replies: 18
Views: 579

Re: Open scrivener Files in iOS

you can insert/extract individual files from a zip archive without uncompressing and recompressing the whole thing - this has been possible for *ages* I guarantee you, somewhere in the background, hidden away from the user, there is a process that is doing *exactly* that. How do I know? Back when M...
by devinganger
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

Are you participating in the relevant beta forum discussions about this? There are a few workarounds that have been discussed that might remove this issue for you until such time as they can get Qt to deal with the underlying bug. I wasn't aware there were any - I honestly hadn't looked into it. I ...
by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

For me, I just don't like having to go to the download link in the forums to reinstall every month (updating from within the app doesn't work for me). Are you participating in the relevant beta forum discussions about this? There are a few workarounds that have been discussed that might remove this...
by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

Nobody contended that. I read the two below quotes as contending just that. Context. Some people were expressing discontent about the update cadence of the beta, and folks were pointing out that updates for released, production software happen just as often (if not more so). Updates are just a fact...
by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener won't open (keeps crashing before opening)
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Scrivener won't open (keeps crashing before opening)

jbsteinhardt wrote:Thank you.

I had checked for the software update in my Systems Preferences and it didn't show up. Can't these updates be automated?


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Enabling automatic update checking in Scrivener
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by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

Recently, up until RC12 or 13 it has been perfectly feasible to upgrade the Beta using the option within the app. Sadly, some sort of change in an update to Qt at that point has been causing the internal updater to fail and crash Scrivener. And not everyone is seeing that same issue. I've used the ...
by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

That is not a comment on the developers or the release timetable, just an observation on the contention that updating the beta = updating stable, released software. Nobody contended that. It's still a beta. You're still implicitly agreeing to be doing more testing and providing a higher level of fe...
by devinganger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows

Updates do not - and should not - mean reinstalling an entire application over and over and over again. I can't even think of anything I use that requires a fresh installation for updates You may have limited experience, then. Under the hood, a lot more software than you think is doing uninstall/in...
by devinganger
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Scrivener for Windows
Replies: 39
Views: 2604

Re: Scrivener for Windows-just not good enough

And what does that suggest? To me, it suggests a company that really has no regard for its customer base, and probably not much more for its own reputation. It does no such thing. It implies no such thing. You may be inferring it, but that is your baggage and has nothing to do with what L&L bri...
by devinganger
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: track changes
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: track changes

How do I track changes in scrivener? Tracking changes in Scrivener does not work the same as you might be used to if you're using programs such as Word or other word processors. First, you should open the manual (which you can do from the Help menu) and look for section 18.6 on marking revisions. T...
by devinganger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: Enhanced Windows dictionary options?
Replies: 4
Views: 174

Re: Enhanced Windows dictionary options?

So will there be a better dictionary? An easy way to obtain/link to (additional) enhanced dictionaries? Maybe even a nice thesaurus to go with it? Scrivener v3 for Windows uses the Hunspell library, which means you can find all sorts of enhanced dictionaries out on the net and install them for your...
by devinganger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Bug Hunt (Windows)
Topic: Shift-Del Doesn't Seem to Work?
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Shift-Del Doesn't Seem to Work?

If you're talking about the Window 3 beta version, that's because some shortcuts have been changed. I know, it startled me too, and I'm not sure of the reason considering those same keystrokes haven't been changed to do something else. Note that this is part of a larger change to implement keyboard...
by devinganger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: The Great Big Scrivener Survey
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: The Great Big Scrivener Survey

Noachian wrote:Anyone?


I am positive that KB will share the portion of the results with us that he wants to share when he is ready to share them, and we probably won't hear any timetable for when that might be.
by devinganger
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Feedback (Windows)
Topic: I'd consider myself pretty technical being a 3d generalist and a programmer, but the compile formatting system is....
Replies: 17
Views: 691

Re: I'd consider myself pretty technical being a 3d generalist and a programmer, but the compile formatting system is...

I mean, it seems that Scrivener is moving from what it actually was created for "helping you write a first draft" to being that PLUS a desktop publishing tool... But it's not. And L&L have been *VERY* clear about that. The compiler is there so you can take all of this crazy quilt of d...
by devinganger
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Beta Testing (Windows)
Topic: Trouble exporting to MOBI
Replies: 15
Views: 647

Re: Trouble exporting to MOBI

Unfortunately I can enter what I want into the dialogue box but it will only offer 'open' if I click into a relevant file above, and here is where the problem lies. Despite doing all that has been suggested I cannot get it to show the location of my Kindle previewer in my users directory. If you tr...