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by PWR
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Change Created Date of Document
Replies: 10
Views: 2689

Re: Change Created Date of Document

AmberV wrote:As for any kind of controls in the UI, there is no interest in making this anything more than a static field, sorry to say.


No worries. How about the alternate idea — having an option to default a custom metadata date to the current date/time?
by PWR
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Change Created Date of Document
Replies: 10
Views: 2689

Re: Change Created Date of Document

What still has me confused though is why the file system creation date was not used for the initial import. I.e. ordinarily one wouldn’t have to edit the XML to get a batch import correctly registered in Scrivener’s metadata in the first place. Editing the XML would only be for cases where neither ...
by PWR
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Change Created Date of Document
Replies: 10
Views: 2689

Re: Change Created Date of Document

There is indeed an easier way of doing that: type in “today” and forget about the calendar picker widget. You can type in dates using most international standards for doing so, and with a few human friendly aliases like “tomorrow” and “yesterday”. Do you use macros, like with Keyboard Maestro? If s...
by PWR
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Change Created Date of Document
Replies: 10
Views: 2689

Re: Change Created Date of Document

I actually started with a custom metadata approach, but it just became too tedious to set this every day, and this tedium was exacerbated by the existence of the created date just sitting there directly above it in the general metadata section, taunting me... also that the creation date was already ...
by PWR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Change Created Date of Document
Replies: 10
Views: 2689

Change Created Date of Document

A quick search of the forums shows that many people, like myself, love to use Scrivener for keeping a journal. For my own journaling, I'd previously used Apple Pages, then the command line tool jrnl, then a simple text file delimited with ISO dates with an Emacs mode I wrote myself . I most like Scr...
by PWR
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Reduce (resample) inline image size
Replies: 0
Views: 1464

Reduce (resample) inline image size

Usually the images I drop into Scrivener documents are much larger than required, which increases the file size and adds a tiny but noticeable lag to navigating to documents containing large images. In Apple Pages there is an option Reduce File Size, which (among other things) scales down image size...