Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:39 pm Post
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:57 pm Post
Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:15 pm Post
KB wrote:Unless I misunderstand you, to add to text to the corkboard document, just switch to text mode using the View mode in the toolbar.
Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:48 pm Post
Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:57 pm Post
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:19 pm Post
KB wrote:No, this is not possible and never will be because the index cards are for showing the synopses of the associated documents. Please refer to the tutorial, help manual or tutorial videos for more information on the relationship between index cards and text documents if this isn't clear, or feel free to ask for further clarification, of course.
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:56 pm Post
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:53 am Post
KB wrote:It makes no sense in the context of Scrivener - this is just not what index cards are intended for.
KB wrote: They are divorced from the text, and having them essentially be just other portals onto the main text would undermine one of my main motivations for creating Scrivener in the first place. (1) If typing into index cards was the same as typing into the text, there would be no place to enter synopses (or it would become much more complicated)...
KB wrote:You could also use less underlining, because no matter what my wife says, I'm not a total idiot, honest guv.
Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:23 am Post
Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:55 am Post
Maimonides_Mozart wrote:However, it would require me to open the scratch pad, switch between Scrivener and Word, copy, paste into scratch pad, send to the specific section, and repeat this for everything contained in a 60 page document. All of this could be done within Scrivener itself if the ability to directly add text to the notecard's text document was available.
Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:24 am Post
Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:52 am Post
I underlined a sentence. You underlined a sentence. Both were done for emphasis, not to suggest anyone is stupid.
But you've provided no practical reason why what I suggested could not be done other than "that's not the reasoning behind the way things are currently done".
1. This is why I suggested that notecards could be divided into two sections: the top for the title and synopsis and the bottom for the text.
Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:33 pm Post
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Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:22 am Post
almansur wrote:Just another $.02.
In the above suggestion using the Scrivener Scratch Pad, Scrivener can stay minimized during all that; no need to switch to it with each paste. That's true as long as the destination document already exists.
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