Two pages (two columns) in the full screen ?

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Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:03 am Post

Two pages (two columns) in the full screen ?

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Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:14 pm Post

There are no immediate plans for this, but there may be some features in the long-term future that will work in a way you'll like.
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Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:30 pm Post

I'd like to support this wish.
In MS Word I always write in at least a two page mode and very often in three page mode,
Considering the LCDs are very wide these days, this allows me to see much more of the text at the same time.
It is not the same as seeing one wide page, because our brains cannot read text quickly that way. This is also why newspapers are written in thin columns. They are very quick to read through because we can concentrate on more than just one word. we can see several lines of text at the same time and read faster.
This is exactly what I use when writing in MS Word in three page mode, I can very easily comprehend huge chunk of text and use most of my LCD space.
It is very natural and very fast.
Surprised Scrivener does not do that :shock:
Maybe just try working on something like I do: wide LCD and three page mode in Word. You might be surprised how it helps.
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:07 pm Post

This is a pretty old posting by the way. Since then we’ve added two-up Page View mode to Composition Mode on the Mac. These additions will show up in the 3.0 beta for Windows in time.

Here’s what it looks like on the Mac:

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Surprised Scrivener does not do that


Well it’s a little more difficult when your program doesn’t have a million lines of code behind it that establishes a foundation toward the concept of showing text “on a page”. :D That isn’t a natural concept that just exists in software—it must be created, from scratch.
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