Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:34 pm Post
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:00 pm Post
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:15 pm Post
xiamenese wrote: I can only suggest you follow their lead, as I wouldn't hold your breath on the team making version 3 compatible with the apparently totally different structure and conventions of the no longer developed Linux version.
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:57 pm Post
garpu wrote:So as a stopgap, how different are the two formats? Is the conversion something that could be scripted?
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:52 am Post
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:19 am Post
GameLaw wrote:This is not a wishlist, pie-in-the-sky, recommendation. Saving to an older format is a perfectly reasonable feature request if Scrivener is going to continue to be such a high profile professional development solution.
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:50 am Post
GameLaw wrote:I'm perfectly fine with a big fat dialogue that says: "Warning, saving this Scrivener Project to 188.8.131.52 compatibility may cause the loss of some document features." This is not a wishlist, pie-in-the-sky, recommendation. Saving to an older format is a perfectly reasonable feature request if Scrivener is going to continue to be such a high profile professional development solution.
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:48 pm Post
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:51 pm Post
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:48 pm Post
kewms wrote:Windows Scrivener 1.9.0 uses the Mac 2.7 format, and can be downloaded here:
http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scriv ... taller.exe
I wouldn't recommend installing it, though, as doing so would "undo" more than two years of feature enhancements and bug fixes and would break interoperation with iOS Scrivener.
It would also "generate sales" for Linux users to run the most recent version of Win Scrivener under WINE, and that approach doesn't require significant development on our part.
The question is not whether what you're proposing is worth money to L&L. The question is whether it would generate enough *additional* sales to justify the cost of development. I'm skeptical.
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:39 pm Post
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:43 am Post
GameLaw wrote:In the meanwhile, I found over at this forum link:
Scrivener 3 files compatible with Scrivener 2?
This comment, in reference to Mac Scrivener 3, "You can export a scrivener 2 compatible version of your project from Scrivener 3. File > Export > As Scrivener 2 project..." -Silverdragon.
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