Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:56 pm Post
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:31 pm Post
smile wrote:PencilKit is a new framework that could clearly be applied to Scivener IOS
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:37 pm Post
devinganger wrote:smile wrote:PencilKit is a new framework that could clearly be applied to Scivener IOS
A text app needs support for hand-drawn images???
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:28 pm Post
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:30 pm Post
Silverdragon wrote:Mind you, iOS Scrivener is now the opposite of bloated! I know of no other app simultaneously so small and so capable.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:44 pm Post
The other problem KB faces is the bugaboo of backwards compatibility with earlier versions of iOS. As of now, iOS Scrivener is compatible back to iOS 9.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:19 pm Post
devinganger wrote:A text app needs support for hand-drawn images???
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:37 pm Post
I have probably added more stuff to Scrivener based on suggestions from you than from any other user, certainly in the screenwriting department
The problem is that you want me to do something that I have no plans of doing - of building a text engine primarily aimed at screenwriters. , but the trouble is that you want something entirely different from what Scrivener is, it seems.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:11 pm Post
KB wrote: This is insulting.
KB wrote: Money wasn't the issue. The skill of the coders we could find was - even a professional iOS coding company.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:01 am Post
Jaysen wrote:Wait... I thought someone decided that books and apps were not the same...KB wrote:Scrivener on the Mac is essentially Xcode for writers.
KB, as a lapsed +3+ I would like to chime in with a completely off topic comment. commence fanboydom....
I, as a nerd who can't get out of the corporate world, am still thrilled by your success as the author of scrivener. It is a novel that influences the writings of other authors. While you haven't written your work of fiction, and you may never actually finish this work of non-fiction, your steadfast dedication to the plot and consistent output is something at which many on this forum marvel. All whilst raising a family.
Huzzah! to you. My the future continue to shine bright for you and yours.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:28 am Post
KB wrote:There has been an argument that using Apple’s text system is a problem and that pro apps should build their own text system from scratch. My point was only that this is wrong.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:12 am Post
I think you have misunderstood my argument.
I have been told by L&L repeatedly that Scrivener's screenplay formatting problems are due to limitations in the Apple text system, and therefore cannot be fixed. Your (and your team's) words, not mine.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:38 am Post
popcornflix wrote:When you announced that you were adding screenwriting, I (and I imagine the other screenwriters) were elated. It was going to revolutionize our writing careers.
Then we tried it. I was a little disappointing.
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You also made it clear that it wasn't going to get any better. Your heart wasn't in it.
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I want Scrivener to fulfill its promise, and live up to its own level of excellence.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:01 am Post
derick wrote:The other problem KB faces is the bugaboo of backwards compatibility with earlier versions of iOS. As of now, iOS Scrivener is compatible back to iOS 9.
This is an important point. In my informal observations, Scrivener users are much more concerned than most with maintaining backward compatibility, often a long way back.
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:08 am Post
sidderke wrote:Silverdragon wrote:Mind you, iOS Scrivener is now the opposite of bloated! I know of no other app simultaneously so small and so capable.
That's so true. I think it was 7.5MB when it was released or something. And one of the most powerful writing apps on iOS.
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