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  3. Hi Steve, I tried that by the steps, by created 2 projects from Novel and Screenplay templates, and get the results: 1. A blank line following a "#", but no "#" on the side bar. (Novel project) 2. A blank line following a "#", and one "#" on the side bar. (Screenplay project. This is my question.) Plz check out the attachments. Regards.
  4. Good People, Apologies if this is already discussed, I looked but couldn't find this specific question! My novel has both a prologue and an epilogue. I would like to keep it all in one project for simplicity, however I could like my page numbering to restart with Chapter 1. Currently my Prologue is 16 pages long (I'm working on shortening it!), and then I have a title page and after that, Chapter 1. Instead of having Chapter 1 start at page 18, I'd like it to start from 1 all over again. Is this possible? If not, I'll bump this over into feature requests. Thank you!
  5. outflare

    Storyist for Mojave?

    Ditto, working great with Mojave.
  6. timdehring

    Storyist for Mojave?

    It works fine under Mojave for me.
  7. Steve, I'm not sure a bug I reported is relevant here, but I did just update the post under Bugs in the Beta forums. Perhaps it will provide a clue?
  8. Hi Laker, I'm not sure if I understand the question. When you add a section to a novel, you should see a blank line followed by the section separator character (#"). Is that not what you're seeing? Try this: Create a new project from the Novel template an open the file titled "My Manuscript." Select the last section (the one titled "Getting More Information") and type the Command+Enter shortcut to add a new section. Notice that the manuscript now contains a blank line (the section body) following by the section separator. Kindly let me know what you see when you do this. -Steve
  9. Sarah L

    Unable to use the Tab Key on MacBook

    Thank you so much!!! That fixed it! I didn't know I needed to set stops for the tab and now it works great!! Thank you so much for all your help!
  10. Steve

    Unable to use the Tab Key on MacBook

    Hi Sarah, Uninstalling the program probably won't help, though you wouldn't have to buy it again if you did. Here are some things to check: Make sure the Preferences > Text Editing > "Enable tab key shortcuts" checkbox is unchecked. (It sounds like you've done this already.) In the file you're editing, make sure the Inspectors > File Info > Shortcuts > "Use application preferences" radio button is selected. Make sure your text file has tab stops set. The easiest way to check this is to open the Format inspector and look at the Tabs area. If you're still not able to use tab stops, please post a screenshot of the Text Editing preferences window and the File Info and Format inspectors. If you'd like, I'd be happy to take a look at the file for you. If you'd like me to do that, please send it to the support address. -Steve
  11. Sarah L

    Unable to use the Tab Key on MacBook

    Thank you! I'm not sure what the problem is, but I have tried that and it hasn't made a difference. I'm not sure if my program is glitching or not, but I've restarted both it and my laptop and it hasn't made a difference. If I uninstalled the whole program would it make me buy it again to reinstall it?
  12. Steve

    Unable to use the Tab Key on MacBook

    Hi Sarah, Welcome to the forums. By default, Storyist uses the tab key to change styles. The default novel template sets a first line indent so you don't need to tab to indent the first line in a paragraph. You can easily turn this off, though. Just open the Text Editing pane in Preferences window and uncheck the "Enable Tab key shortcuts" checkbox. You can turn this setting on and off on a per-file basis too. Open the File Info inspector (View > Inspector > File Info), locate the Shortcuts section, select the "Use the following values" radio button and update the "Enable tab key shortcuts" checkbox to reflect your choice. -Steve
  13. I am unable to use the tab key in Storyist. I've already gone into Preferences and turned off 'Enable Key Shortcuts', but it doesn't seem to have made a difference. I just want to be able to use the tab key like you would in Pages or Microsoft Word. I've thought of uninstalling Storyist completely and reinstalling, but I'm afraid I'll have to buy it again if I do that. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  14. marguerite

    "This Writer Uses Storyist" web badges

    Hi, Robin, If you go up to the message where Callista originally posted the icon, then Control-click (right-click) on the image itself, the forums will give you the option to download it (assuming you're on a Mac—not sure if the same process works on an iPad or phone). Welcome to the forums! Marguerite
  15. Femtobeam

    "This Writer Uses Storyist" web badges

    Hi Steve, The link for the 512 icon is broken. Just started using Storyist and love it so far. Robin
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  17. marguerite

    Storyist for Mojave?

    No, Storyist is not abandonware. It's still in active development. Where did that come from? And I expect it works fine with Mojave, as the developer is usually quick to test these things. But I think my Mac's too old to run Mojave, so I can't confirm.
  18. Alan Alvarado

    Dialogue Versions

    It would awesome to be able to assign multiple alternative dialogue versions
  19. Alan Alvarado

    Storyist for Mojave?

    Is Storyist abandonware ? if it is can you Open Source it?
  20. QuilXT

    Storyist for Mojave?

    Has anyone upgraded to Mojave and checked to ensure the current version of Storyist works with it? I'm on High Sierra, but am working on a story and don't want to upgrade my OS in case there are issues with Storyist because I don't want to put a hold on my story until Storyist is updated.
  21. Femtobeam

    Limit Dropbox access to a Storyist folder

    Thank you for this posting. I believe things have moved to Open ID Connect, built on OAuth 2.0 have they not? In any event, I ended up abandoning the Microsoft ecosystem entirely for Apple and Google, due in part to Dropbox on my old HP desktop. It was being used to upload files (and erase them entirely) from my desktop. There is another feature of enabling Dropbox on the desktop and that is a persistent user credential on the device. I have never touched it since. I use iCloud or Google Drive and have a Box acccunt just to upload and save files. It is much safer! I also only buy apps from the App Store and use ESET.
  22. Femtobeam

    reverse text for dark room or tired eyes

    I just enabled Dark Mode in Storyist on iOS but some of the text is dark blue or even black on a nearly black background. The curser is dark blue and not visible. All of the text in Dark Mode should be a pale white or pale yellow. (It is so nice to see this feature though and I hope the text contrast issue is fixed soon.)
  23. Femtobeam

    Storyist Sync with Aeon Timeline

    I signed up for this forum after researching all available possibilities for using a timeline with writing software, even going as far as to see what is available in Google Charts API and Filemaker, etc... I have an iMac 5K and an iPad Pro and use the ipad most of the time. Scrivener does not have an iPad app. I have Ulysses on the Mac but they switched to a subscription model so I do not want all my work stuck in that ecosystem. I hate the expense of updating to newer versions of Final Draft. I need stand alone software that will sync between iPad and iMac and will allow me to write books and screenplays with a timeline function. So far, I have not encountered anything as incredible as Aeon Timeline. IMHO, if Scrivener makes an iPad app, many will move to it because of the Aeon Timeline integration. Storyist is so nice on the iPad, I have not downloaded it yet on the iMac. I did notice that the Google Charts API has a timeline function and I think this will evolve rapidly into something that can become a Chrome Web App or extension for Google Docs. There is an opportunity here for Storyist to incorporate a timeline function prior to these events. I actually want something more complex, such as being able to hover over a date in my customized timeline and see a list somewhere of historical events on that day with a link to say - Wikipedia. Also, I do not like to use Dropbox for security reasons on my iMac. I prefer iCloud, Google Drive or Box. My idea is to have the ability to move along a timeline with unlimited, stackable sticky notes in customizable colors that are formatted for either book or screenplay with a drag and drop feature. This is a great forum and I see there are like-minded indivials here with some great insight into the subject. I look forward to reading your posts.
  24. marguerite

    Blurb Templates are not visible anywhere

    Hi, patamystic, and welcome to the forums! I don't publish through Blurb, so I may not be completely accurate about this, but I think the Blurb templates are available via the File menu after you create the new project. So you would choose File > New > Project and define the type of project (novel, screenplay, etc.), by picking the appropriate template. Then you write your book. When you get ready to format the finished file for Blurb as a PDF, you choose File > New > Book with your book project open and access the Blurb templates from there. Best, Marguerite
  25. I just installed Storyist and there are no Blurb templates available to me when creating a new file. All I have available are Blank, Novel, Screenplay, Stage Play. I installed from the Storyist download page, not the apple app store. Where are the Blurb templates?
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