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by Jack Daniel
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Scrolling within Index Cards
Replies: 19
Views: 818

Re: Scrolling within Index Cards

… If I properly understand JD's request, he's not asking for editing capability. He is asking for display (read-only) of the entire doc in the corkboard, with the capability to scroll thru the entire doc. All from the cork board itself, and if there is no Synopsis. So kind of like it works now, but...
by Jack Daniel
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Straight and curly quotes
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: Straight and curly quotes

Are you using Linguistic Focus? We've recently discovered that when this is invoked, quotes are added straight, but then the immediate conversion to curly does not happen, especially in Compose mode. You have to then turn off LF, and sometimes you have to add a space after the quote mark, briefly, t...
by Jack Daniel
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Scrolling within Index Cards
Replies: 19
Views: 818

Re: Scrolling within Index Cards

but the ability to show the actual text on the cards could be set as a preference, which would work much better for those of us who feel no need to write synopses. If you did that, then you'd lose all the formatting from the 'main text in the synopses' (italics, bold, colour) -- synopses are plain ...
by Jack Daniel
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Scrolling within Index Cards
Replies: 19
Views: 818

Re: Scrolling within Index Cards

Well, this is highly interesting. Are you sure you are using Scrivener and not some knock off? (maybe I'm using the knock off). It sure doesn't seem like this is what I am seeing. First, as I stated, I neither write nor use synopses, hardly at all. Sometimes, but I rarely want or need them. This mea...
by Jack Daniel
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Scrolling within Index Cards
Replies: 19
Views: 818

Re: Scrolling within Index Cards

You can. Click twice on the index card you want to read Maybe in Windows. On a Mac, all that happens is the text disappears and you can type on the card. I don't want to type. Typing is done. Over. I want to shuttle through the text already written. OR Look at the Inspector -> Notes -> Synopsys Tha...
by Jack Daniel
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Scrolling within Index Cards
Replies: 19
Views: 818

Scrolling within Index Cards

I have capitulated. I finally see the beauty of the cork board. I've been pretty good at avoiding it, and being able to figure out the proper structure of scenes and beats inside a chapter (folder, in my case) without resorting to it. But today, I'm overwhelmed. Structure is the hardest thing for me...
by Jack Daniel
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Switch chapters in Composition Mode
Replies: 13
Views: 607

Re: Switch chapters in Composition Mode

… you retain the flexibility to use different metadata for each chunk. But there are many ways of achieving the same aim, so thanks for explanation! I've not figured out how to leverage metadata yet, but I see the advantage you're speaking of. (My strategy is really just to manage text in chunks (s...
by Jack Daniel
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Consider adding a toggle to 'Search'
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: Consider adding a toggle to 'Search'

That does work. I have no explanation for why it didn't work that way for me earlier. But I can also think of a possible improvement: Assume you have done a search. Now, when you hover the cursor over a selection in that list, it would be very helpful if the hierarchy of where that is located would ...
by Jack Daniel
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Highlight color in search
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: Highlight color in search

This is my exact problem. I do not understand what a keyword is, and how it is used. Where can I find that out? In the manual I didn't find any examples to give me a sense of this, or any descriptions that help me to understand what this feature is. Can someone help? Thanks in advance! UPDATE! I fo...
by Jack Daniel
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Switch chapters in Composition Mode
Replies: 13
Views: 607

Re: Switch chapters in Composition Mode

If you want to 'release' yourself from the selection, then cmd-ctl-r will take you up a level in the hierarchy: you'll see that the 'Go to' range has expanded accordingly and the shortcuts will work for next/previous based on the new selection (which has effectively been expanded outwards to the ne...
by Jack Daniel
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Bug Hunt (Mac)
Topic: Selecting text in Composition Mode
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Selecting text in Composition Mode

This may not be a bug. But it changed, it would make things much less annoying. It appears that when Composition Made is invoked, it takes two clicks to place the cursor the first time or if clicking back into the CM editor panel from another panel, such as the Linguistic Focus panel. This does not ...
by Jack Daniel
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Switch chapters in Composition Mode
Replies: 13
Views: 607

Re: Switch chapters in Composition Mode

I've found the answer. If one doc is selected in the Binder, it works as you describe. If you have a series of contiguous docs selected, it will not traverse beyond them. Also, the hierarchial folder structure will not be displayed along the bottom border. I'm not sure if there is any logic to that....
by Jack Daniel
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Switch chapters in Composition Mode
Replies: 13
Views: 607

Re: Switch chapters in Composition Mode

It does not seem to work the same way for me. In Scrivenings/editor mode, the Command > Option > arrow up/ arrow down keystroke navigates beyond the folder, to documents adjacent (above and below the folder in the binder list), regardless whether documents are nested within folders or not. In Compos...
by Jack Daniel
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Consider adding a toggle to 'Search'
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: Consider adding a toggle to 'Search'

I guess what could be done then is to 'show collections', then toggle back and forth between those tabs. Since that involves showing then hiding collections, it is nearly as cumbersome as repasting the search term back in the search field. A toggle, as I have suggested, using Option > Command > R wo...
by Jack Daniel
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Gratitude and a small suggestion
Replies: 9
Views: 505

Re: Gratitude and a small suggestion

I am thrilled at the way I can option select Binder text to review the flow of my ideas, see if I am repeating myself, etc. I'm not sure what this means. Option > Select seems to just follow what the cursor drags across, meaning it won't allow selecting a paragraph by clicking on it. Maybe you are ...