Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:48 pm Post
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:26 am Post
Kinsey wrote:PS - Interesting to see some posters here speculating as to the future while simultaneously trying to shut down other threads with similarly speculative musings
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:37 am Post
Garymoore wrote:hi all
I've just become prt of the family and have an iMac and a MacBook .
So can i ask this please?
if i save a file on my MacBook, obviously it uploads to iCloud and will update the file on my iMac when i opened it later, like any other file does. Can you just open up and work away this way?
many thanks and I'm looking forward to getting to grips with scrivener.
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:41 pm Post
Kinsey wrote:When iPadOS allows me to recreate that environment, without sacrificing app functionality, then I'll happily jump on board.
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:16 pm Post
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:03 am Post
Kinsey wrote:Dropbox is recommended as the only reliable way to sync live projects between two different computers. Guidelines here: https://scrivener.tenderapp.com/help/kb ... g-with-ios
iCloud will work reliably, as far as I am aware, but only if the project is zipped first. Hope that helps.
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:11 am Post
JoRo wrote:From my (limited) experience, Scrivener falls into that consumer-focused category, where writers want an app that gives them more structure, navigation, and flexibility than Word, but they don’t in the main need the extended features offered by macOS and Scrivener 3...which is, I believe, already evidenced by users who in recent years have switched to Ulysses.
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:15 am Post
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:48 am Post
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:43 am Post
JoRo wrote:Why write twice if once (big if) is more than sufficient for most users?
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:59 pm Post
JoRo wrote:For me, the question isn’t whether I or anyone else wants a dedicated macOS version of Scrivener as we have now; it is whether the market for such an app could survive in an Apple world of universal apps, compiled from the same source code. Yes, some or many people might want macOS Scrivener, but if that number proves in time not to be large enough to sustain a separate development stream, then I assume it would make financial and technical sense for Keith to streamline his work and the company’s offerings. There are already more iOS devices than macOS devices, and the indications are that the disparity between the OSes will only get bigger in time. As developers already have to design and develop for iOS / iPadOS, isn’t it logical to use that same code to run an app on a laptop rather than run expensive and time-consuming development for a market that appears to be shrinking? And especially for a single developer?
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:12 pm Post
JoRo wrote:Thanks, Katherine.
Yes, I think the current limitations of iOS impede Scrivener for iOS. It doesn’t suit my personal needs, but I know people who have switched to writing on their iPads and who are happy.
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:14 am Post
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