Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:07 am Post
Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:45 am Post
DavidWSnow wrote:2. The Compile-Formatting is a big deal. Many of us have spent weeks tweaking the V2 formatting and now need to totally learn the new system to get the same results. Hopefully, the new system has much more functionality and will be well worth the work.
DavidWSnow wrote:3. The V2 "Project => Meta-Data Settings" that contained the title has moved
DavidWSnow wrote:6. When I heard that V3 would have "Styles" I thought of MS Word's Styles. Scrivener V2's "Presets" really didn't work very well. I was hoping that V3 would have a better way to put some formatting in the input text that would survive the Compile process.
DavidWSnow wrote:2. Save a copy of the old V2 .scriv file BEFORE you do any project upgrade.
DavidWSnow wrote:3. Don't convert any work that is close to being published unless you haven't done any of the Compile-Formating work yet. It may take you longer than you had planned.
Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:52 am Post
nontroppo wrote:Always good advice! And to help your transition, do read the Whats New section (§Appendix E) of the user manual...
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:03 pm Post
DavidWSnow wrote:Today I downloaded V3 and started to upgrade a project from V2 to V3. I was unpresently surprised that the update process didn't migrate any of my Preferences nor any of my Compile-Formating. I had to reinstall V2 in order to be able to see what they were!
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:12 pm Post
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:53 pm Post
kewms wrote:I've been running Scrivener 2 and the Scrivener 3 beta in parallel for months and haven't run into any issues.
However, unless you need Scrivener 2 for backward compatibility to an older machine, you'll probably find that it's easier to just switch everything to Scrivener 3.
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:01 pm Post
DavidWSnow wrote:7. It appears that the template "Fon-fiction (with Sub-Heads)" is not part of V3. This is a problem for me since this is the template that I used with V2. I guess that it is up to me to create one.
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:07 pm Post
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:22 pm Post