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Taking another look at Ulysses

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Posted by Stephen Zeoli
May 18, 2014 at 01:00 AM

 

Franz,

Ulysses III is very different from the previous versions. About the only thing they have in common is that they are plain text. Not saying that means you’ll like it, but don’t judge it based on your previous experience of versions I or II.

Steve

Franz Grieser wrote:
Funny thing. I tried to get the hang of Ulysses before Scrivener came
>out. But didn’t get it. I switched to Scrivener - but find myself using
>Scrivener mainly for structuring huge projects and for keeping notes
>(for 2 projects). For writing I still use LibreOffice Writer - and paste
>the finished text back into the Scrivener outline/folder structure. Just
>to to turn it into a scrivening which is processed in LibreOffice or
>Word or (for the current project) Calibre. All on Windows.
>For the next projects (which are more visual), I plan to get a Macbook
>Air 13” for Scrivener and Curio - and I will give Ulysses 3 a try
>again, instead of LibreOffice.
> >BTW: I quit the Windows RT experiment (Dell XPS 10 plus keyboard dock).
>Windows RT just is not instant-on as the iPad or Android tablets. And if
>I have to wait for the tablet to boot I can do so on a Windows or Mac
>notebook and have the full scope of Windows or Mac OS X apps. Moreover,
>the Dell plus keyboard dock is as heavy as a Macbook Air but the Dell
>keyboard is not as good as the Macbook keyboard.
>