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by RonJeffries
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Metadata for Markdown YAML
Replies: 12
Views: 2446

Metadata for Markdown YAML

Typically, markdown documents are expected to (or allowed to) have metadata at the top, in YAML format, such as: Date: 2018-07-09 Title: "My Document Title" Blurb: "Some vague description of the article" I'm toying with using Scrivener to generate articles into my web site, which...
by RonJeffries
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over

OK, super. I want no YAML so ill just have to remove them every time I guess. No big deal.

I guess the pics I used automatically scaled due to being large or something. Anyway I've forced the final separator so as to be sure there's always something at the end to use as a ref page.

Thanks!
by RonJeffries
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compiling To LaTeX -- One file per section?
Replies: 31
Views: 8812

Re: Compiling To LaTeX -- One file per section?

Yes, another better way to do it, as I'm overriding the encoding for all time.
by RonJeffries
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over

I'll try to be more clear. Metadata When compiling to MMD, Scrivener puts Title and Author in, per the metadata pane in Compile. In my template, I had removed them (prior to saving I think) and they came back in the new project. That and other oddities make me wonder whether the template doesn't ful...
by RonJeffries
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compiling To LaTeX -- One file per section?
Replies: 31
Views: 8812

Re: Compiling To LaTeX -- One file per section?

Good plan. I set it in the source but had I known of the command line option I'd have used it, that seems better.
by RonJeffries
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over

Arrgh, that isn't quite what happened!! This time, when I dragged a picture into Scrivener, it compiled a direct reference: ![foo.png](foo.png) rather than the indirect references I see in the other project, where it would be ![](foo) ... later [foo]: foo.png Or whatever it is. What's making the dif...
by RonJeffries
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

New project, same settings? Force a references page and Carrying YAML over

I started a new GitHub Pages project based on my writeup elsewhere here. I used the same format. (I've now duplicated it and begun to make changes.) A number of things have not worked as expected. First, the YAML Title and Author re-appeared in Compile and I had to delete those lines again. Was ther...
by RonJeffries
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Style Shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 2270

Re: Style Shortcuts

I have given it quite the reading but I do have other things to do, and of course much of it is not applicable to any given thing. Plus it's a lot to take in. So one remembers it's in there but can't find it again. I've found Find to be nearly useless in Preview, since it seems not to do phrases but...
by RonJeffries
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Style Shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 2270

Re: Style Shortcuts

And it's not MUCH longer than War and Peace. :) I have found no useful way to search those 878 pages to find what one wants. I did read thru that section tonight, and the information is certainly there. The trick is finding it. I have no useful solution, mind you, although possibly having shortcuts ...
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Style Shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 2270

Re: Style Shortcuts

control click why didn't i THINK of that :)

i did try right click but i guess my touchpad thought i was clicking ...

thanks!
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Style Shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 2270

Style Shortcuts

OK, I give up. I have two questions:

First, how do I assign (initially or edit) keyboard shortcuts for styles (Header 1 etc)?

Second, how could I have possibly ever found that out? Help didn't. :)
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"
Replies: 6
Views: 1529

Re: Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"

(and for that matter may not look italic; “Emphasis” can be bright red if you want)


Keith says Green. You folks need to get your stuff together. :D

Thanks!
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"
Replies: 6
Views: 1529

Re: Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"

Hi Ioa, I think I'm on your page here. What surprised me was that command-I put italic in the text yet made, apparently, no semantic mark at all in there. Somehow Scrivener knows it's italic, definitely doesn't think it's "Emphasis", seems not to think it's anything at all. If I get to usi...
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"
Replies: 6
Views: 1529

Markdown Styles, including "Emphasis"

I was experimenting with Scrivener Styles in my project that produces Markdown. I applied Heading 2 to a line, then compiled. No formatting came out, as expected, because I have the general convert to markdown switch off (because it escapes any markdown that I type in manually). Then I added ## pref...
by RonJeffries
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener / Git / GitHub / Terminal
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

Re: Scrivener / Git / GitHub / Terminal

Yes I am becoming more and more into S3. If Windows people are left behind for a while, so be it. :)