2 articles tagged with "tools":

A Manual Progress Bar in Scrivener

Posted on November 18, 2013 - category: tools

In this blog post I want to show you a cool trick for making semi-graphical Status labels in the writing program Scrivener, and then explain some of the reasons you might want to do this. I used it to make a manual progress bar.

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I use Scrivener and Markdown to write my blog, as well as writing documentation and training material. If you don’t know, It is a structured writing program - usually used for novels, scripts, screenplays and academic …

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The Fastest Way to Search API and Help Docs

Posted on September 24, 2013 - category: tech-art

You probably frequently visit at least one or two API documentation, help docs or reference websites when you are programming or learning a new language or software. Firefox and Chrome have a trick to use a custom search keyword in the location bar to quickly navigate API docs or any other frequently searched sites. If you take a few minutes to set this up, it will save you a lot of time and keystrokes, I promise.

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So for example, when …

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