Button for swap editors

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Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:54 pm Post

I really like using the split screen view in Scrivener when I'm editing since it lets me check another scene in my novel without losing my place. I generally like to keep the document I'm working on in the left side, while I look elseswhere in my project on the right. However, sometimes I find I forgot to focus on the correct side before moving elsewhere.

When I made this mistake, I had been manually resetting each side of the screen to where I wanted. Today I decided to check if there was a button to automatically switch the two editors. I couldn't find this anywhere in the toolbar, but eventually after much digging discovered the option in a sub-menu (View>Layout>Swap Editors).

I think it would be great if this option was more easily found and accessible. A simple button with an arrow like <--> in an obvious place (maybe centered, just over the split between the views) would be ideal.
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Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:33 pm Post

Been out of touch lately, but yeah, +1!
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Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:11 pm Post

I have assigned a keyboard shortcut to accomplish this.

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Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:25 pm Post

1+ for the addition of a “swap editors” key command in Windows.