I literally WEPT when I discovered this feature was missing

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Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:17 pm Post

When in doubt, play to your strengths!
"Some dice only have sixes." nom, 19 Oct 2013
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Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:18 pm Post

pigfender wrote:When in doubt, play to your strengths!

Please don't show this to vic-k
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Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:26 am Post

AmberV wrote:
pigfender wrote:this is how it starts


Literally?


Yes. Literally. :|

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Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:56 am Post

KB wrote:Sorting in the outliner will be part of the next *major* iteration of Scrivener for Windows, which is planned (but not guaranteed) for some time in 2015.


Would it be possible to get a technical explanation as to the obstacles to getting this implemented? It seems like a few days worth of pretty straightforward code to me.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:26 am Post

Sure: time and money.

Time: There are a whole stack of things to implement, this is but one of them.
Money: There have been a whole load of free updates since version 1.0 came out, covering all sorts of wonderful features (such as custom icons and custom meta-data) that one might have expected to have been part of major version (ie, paid) upgrade. At some point a line has to be drawn and feature become part of the rescoping for that paid upgrade. Software developers have mortgages(*) too, you know.

* - yes, I know I've used the word 'mortgage' incorrectly. There's no need to write in.
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Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:10 pm Post

Here is a workaround for Windows-users: Export the outline as CSV-Textdocument, import in a spreadsheet and use spreadsheet software to sort. Works for me ...