Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:26 am Post
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:03 am Post
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:50 pm Post
The only caveat is that there seems to be a bug in the Apple text system that if you start a document off with a bullet point/list item, the text is changed to Helvetica.
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:58 pm Post
AmberV wrote:Lists are a macOS text engine feature that we can’t modify the behaviour of. Styles are a completely custom addition to the engine that is built on top of it.
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:49 pm Post
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:32 pm Post
AmberV wrote:That’s interesting, Nisus Writer Pro is also built on the same text engine we use ... NWP is a good partner with Scrivener for that reason though. The RTF out of Scrivener is of the same dialect it uses.
AmberV wrote:Adobe and Word on the other hand port their entire universe of programming into the Mac rather than use its native frameworks directly. They of course also have billions of dollars to spend on making their own universes.
Thu May 24, 2018 1:29 am Post
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:10 pm Post
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:18 am Post
Kohl wrote:Hello everyone. Realize this thread has been inactive for a while but thought I'd share a recent discovery related to this issue. I often use bullet lists when developing a script. As such this behavior - default to Helvetica 12pt - has been driving me quietly mental for quite some time. Here's a simple and effective workaround that has made me slightly less quietly ebullient. I don't get out much. Here goes:
- Use Keyboard Maestro to set up a Bullet List keyboard shortcut
- Write text using your preferred font
- Execute keyboard shortcut
- Hit return and list make away in your non-Helvetica font
Hope that this proves useful to someone.
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:46 am Post
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