Category: Tips

When does Writing Shed sync your work: answer, when you activate/deactivate the app. There is also a Synchronise Projects command in the Projects menu. Choosing this forces the app to sync your work. It is natural to assume that synchronising your work across devices takes place, if not instantaneously, then at least within minutes. Well, […]

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Tip: How to sort scenes assigned to a chapter Scenes are arranged in alphabetical order within chapter. Scenes that have not yet been assigned to a chapter are listed as unassigned. You cannot change this from the scene view. What you need to do is open the chapter view. At the bottom of the view is […]

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Tip: Using help At the top of most views you will see a button with a question mark inside it. If you tap this a number of help hints will appear around the screen. Those filled with yellow are just hints. Those filled with blue are also links to more information. Tap one and another […]

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Tip I guess lots of writers, particularly poets, handwrite their early drafts. I certainly do. Since creating Writing Shed though I have started using Notes Plus, a brilliant handwriting app, to produce my initial drafts. When I am ready to add the text to Writing Shed I simply tap a button to convert the handwriting to […]

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TIP: Text Display Size If you were to display a 12-point font on an iPad it would look very small, and could be difficult to read. You might think increasing the font size would do the trick, and it would, but would also affect the size of printed/exported text. To overcome this Writing Shed lets you change […]

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