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Atomic Scribbler -- a Windows replacement for Scrivener?

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Posted by washere
Mar 23, 2018 at 02:57 PM

 

MadaboutDana wrote:
Slightly baffled by this: Scrivener DOES have a “main central big editor
>window” as a default feature…
> >But you can set up Scrivener workspaces to do anything you like. In some
>of my files, I have four windows open simultaneously. In others, I go
>for two, side by side. Sometimes I just use that big ole’ main central
>editor window. You can save out multiple workspace configurations and
>reload them whenever you feel like a change of focus.
> >> The biggest difference though is in the main central big editor
>window. This is
>> where it gives Scrivener a run for it’s money and what Scrivener
>should have as a
>> default feature.

I don’t know why the embafflement.

It’s not that:
>Scrivener DOES have a “main central big editor
>window” as a default feature…

Most major tree outliner editors, have!

Secondly I myself said that’s not the difference but THE SIMILARITY between the two. DOH!

Secondly, I wasn’t talking about multi Windows being open.

Further to what you said, Scrivener 3 has: multi floating Windows.

Thirdly, Scribbler DOES NOT HAVE multi Windows being open at the same time as a feature. As you say a parity equivalent feature, which is wrong as it doesn’t actually exist in scribbler.

Fourth, I did not say that either.

Fifth, I said multi tabbed Windows at the top bar of central editor window.
Then I went to explain this clearly.
Then I explained it again.
Then I have the example of a web browser window with multi tabs at the top bar.
Then I said Scrivener does not have this MULTI TABBED WINDOWS AT TOP BAR.
Scribbler does.

Frankly I thought I’d over-explained this simple difference. Honestly I thought so, but obviously not enough.

In fact there are simple structural misunderstandings of the basics by outliner coders/designers. I was going to explain one of those big ones holding back many top contenders, in the previous post too but didn’t. Thought might be too much for a single post.


>But you can set up Scrivener workspaces to do anything you like. In some
>of my files, I have four windows open simultaneously. In others, I go
>for two, side by side. Sometimes I just use that big ole’ main central
>editor window. You can save out multiple workspace configurations and
>reload them whenever you feel like a change of focus.

True. You can do lots of stuff in lots of software. Others can comment what they can do in Scrivener too.

Or other software.

Or other configurations, hacks, etc.

But that, or those, are not what I was talking about. I was talking about having multi tabbed buttons for Windows at the top bar of the central editor pane specifically
+ (and let’s get this bit clear too) For: a lightweight version or more frankly a smaller version knockoff of Scrivener. Not in Joe Blog’s app.

The guy even put a hint in the name, Scribbler vs. Scrivener, or might call it Scrivener Lite.

Scrivener does not have multi tabbed buttons at the top bar of main window. Scribbler does, as do main web browsers. That is what you quoted is about. As explained further in that post. The rest is irrelevant to that particular point. Infinite configurations & features are possible in other software. I wasn’t talking about them. Just that feature.

Scrivener should have done this, what I actually talked about ie multi top bar tabs in editor pane, in version 2, when browsers had already implemented it (big Bart Simpson: DOH). The new Version 3 doesn’t have it either. Unless there is a hack which I like to know about, but I doubt it.