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by jcarman
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Find documents that do not have keywords?
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: Find documents that do not have keywords?

This works like a dream!

I am wondering, can keywords be batch-applied to the search list? So, if I want "haiku" applied to a non-contiguous list of items in the search list, can I choose Add Keyword (under the gear menu in the Inspector in the Keyword section) and tag them all?

Thanks,

J
by jcarman
Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Drop-Caps
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Drop-Caps

Scrivener meets you where you are when you are in the process of writing. Scrivener does a phenomenal job of getting words out onto the page and arranged for sense. Layout is not writing.
by jcarman
Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Not in a collection
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Not in a collection

Is there a way to create a collection of items not in a collection? This is a search that can be done on MacOS, can Scrivener do it?

Thanks,
by jcarman
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Page Numbering/Front Matter/Compile
Replies: 30
Views: 1238

Re: Page Numbering/Front Matter/Compile

Re: Pronouns I'm always reminded that "he" and "man" are related and that "man" has alternated over time to refer to males or all the people. Given that, "he" can be used without sexism or misgendering, or whatever the proper term is to avoid, um, misgendering...
by jcarman
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: How do I create a multi-level bulleted list?
Replies: 5
Views: 435

Re: How do I create a multi-level bulleted list?

I used the instructions above to make this:

A. Top
B. Mid

How would I insert a blank line between A & B?
by jcarman
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Cursor Blink
Replies: 6
Views: 715

Cursor Blink

An option to turn off cursor blinking would be much appreciated.
by jcarman
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener's manual - skim the fat
Replies: 19
Views: 2140

Re: Scrivener's manual - skim the fat

It's just my two cents, but I find the idea of a design philosophy in the manual and a style that is personal and sometimes wordy, better than a "just the facts" approach. The Help menu give the facts, the manuals an inviting read that gives me the facts. I'd much rather my students wrote ...
by jcarman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Compile questions
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Compile questions

Using no format may make for more versatile output, but absolutely you can format text as you like by hand. As KB says, you needn't use all of Scrivener's features. I find it useful to treat Scrivener this way. It makes it more like a word processor. Do as you will.
by jcarman
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: What is your experience with Scrivener?
Replies: 12
Views: 1936

Re: What is your experience with Scrivener?

I love Scrivener. I may bitch, but that's on me, and I shouldn't I use it for everything that needs writing and it gets everything I want done. It accommodates my unruly mind and lets me get it in order. Better, it lets me catch those bits that fly by that happen when something else needs to be done...
by jcarman
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Titles and bolding
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Titles and bolding

My error was in not clicking on the middle pane in Compile when editing a format. That's where the settings were hiding.
by jcarman
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Titles and bolding
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Titles and bolding

Watching the tutorial again and using the Modern settings, I get almost exactly what I want overall and the titles are not in the body, but in the title field.
by jcarman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Titles and bolding
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Titles and bolding

After searching and trying to figure out this myself and asking for help, I'm going try again. I have text in the Editor. The text is formatted as I like. The title for the text is in the title field of the Editor. Everything works fine in the Compile format I use, except the title for the text will...
by jcarman
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Adding a compile wizard that will walk new users through the compile process step-by-step
Replies: 32
Views: 3100

Re: Adding a compile wizard that will walk new users through the compile process step-by-step

Does the "preserve formatting" option still exist? Between the two, that would be a complete fix.