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  1. French quotations marks

    I desesperately need french quotation marks by default in the options ;)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark#French

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  2. Distinguish between bullets and folding marker

    Pls have a different marker (non circle) for the folding marker so that it can be distinguished from a bullet point. At the moment they are pretty much the same and it's quite tricky to tell which is which !

    A possibility is some version of '+' or '-' symbols for folded/unfolded

    Thanks!

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    The reason why folding markers are circles because they are consistent with other show/hide ui functionality such as navigator and cloud panel in the future. The reason we chose circles for that was for esthetics, these elements have to be minimalistic in order to maintain distraction free paradigm in full screen mode but still provide some ui controls.

    Having said that i agree the ambiguity exists, but we cant just change the folding symbol without revisiting other places of ui, so i cannot set an ETA on this fix.

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  4. Export to clipboard

    Add an export to clipboard options.

    I like to use Write! to compose text that I end up exporting and either plain text or MarkDown and then copying into some other system. It would save a step if, instead of exporting to a file, it could export directly to the clipboard.

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  5. Closing and Minimizing Write

    Hi!

    It would be great if I could just close Write when clicking on the Closing X button. I don't really need it running in the background all the time. Otherwise, I feel like I'm using Skype (which is a fastidious pain to close).

    About minimizing the application: Instead of just minimizing it to Apps bar, you could add a settings option, so the user can choose where it would be minimized: to the app bar or to the tray bar. MusicBee works like this and it's pretty great :)

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  6. Google chrome extension

    Integrate the app with Google Chrome browser, possibly with an extension. So that when the user finds something interesting over a web article and love to save the concerned text they would be able to copy and paste it in Writer app itself. Or clicking on the Writer app extension in the browser will directly copy-paste the text content in a file.

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  7. Syntax control

    Syntax Control scans English, French, German, Italian, and others, and highlights your adjectives, nouns, adverbs, verbs, prepositions, or conjunctions.

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  8. Post to wordpress

    Guys, i am ready to code for you, this simple functionnality:
    POST markdown to wordpress site
    if you also can add image handling this editor will be a BANGER.
    for the moment i have a python script that posts the markdown when there is a new file...
    but a built in functionnality in write!! ... mama mia..

    22 votes
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    We are planning to implement the built-in Wordpress synchronization later. However, starting from Write! Beta 8, you’ll be able to open any Write! document in markdown syntax in another tab, and copy md contents from there.

  9. Tabs stacking

    It would be nice to be able to stack tabs into groups. When I have many tabs, I don't see full captions of them, tabs stacking would be a nice way to solve this

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  10. Fix to make indented code blocks fixed-width in Markdown

    In proper Markdown, indented blocks (by <Tab> or 4 <Space>s) are expected to be interpreted as HTML <pre> blocks, and thus fixed-width. In Write!, they don't seem so (only text between `` backticks becomes fixed-width). I'm using v1.0b7.8-1502050

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  11. Being able to choose add-ons.

    With all the updates you will be bringing it would be cool if we had the option to install only the things we wanted.

    For example I may want to add the ability to add maths symbols to my Write! but I may not want other features such as other languages or having a whole list of fonts that I don't use. However other uses might want more fonts and might not want symbols so they could choose only to install fonts.

    I think this would help to keep the UI clean and help save disk space and computer resources.

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  12. Adding maths and medias support

    Hi ! I though adding a maths support ( to write maths studies ) can be pretty cool by the fact of write will be one of few softwares which accept these but the software which accept these with the best text editor UI and the easiest.

    Then, a simple media supprot is needed, as exemple : we can export documents to .odt but just type text with defined sizes and color, medias and framing gesture will perfect this soft

    best regards, jean ung

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  13. Image embedding

    Image embedding. I frequently use illustrations in my texts, and being able to do it in Write! without having to use another software would be really convenient.

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  14. Add option to remove tray icon

    Add option to remove tray icon. It really irritates when the icon pops up everytime I close Write.

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  15. advanced editing options

    hemingway mode - some advanced editing functions should be made available such as this _ http://www.hemingwayapp.com/

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  16. Insert references

    Insert references as footnotes

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  17. What about localization?

    I'm available for providing Italian one!

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    Thank you for your suggestion, however we are not planning to translate the app in the nearest future.

  18. linked documents

    Linking documents - Assuming one is working on a draft of a book instead of keeping several files in a folder there has to be a method in linking a series of .xyz doc files together. so when primary document is pulled up a whole series in the set say chapters one through five opens up as tabs.

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  19. Add option to transparently show the markup syntax but still retain the formatting in the editor

    I work with markdown, and I think it is super annoying that I have to do hotkeys to apply formatting. I want to type markdown, and have it format on the fly, while still showing the syntax. This is useful when I want to write comments or blog posts. I don't necessarily want a local copy of the file, I want to use Write! as a writing tool.

    I know this might go against your app philosophy (simplicity, markup independence, etc. which _really_ sets your app apart), so I'll accept some compromises.
    At least, you should enable a way to…

    19 votes
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  20. Autocomplete quotes

    Much like how you can autocomplete single/double quotes and braces in programming tools, a quote autocomplete feature here would be extremely useful. Especially for folks who intend to use this for writing scripts where you use use quotes a lot (and that would be my primary use as well).

    The desired behavior would be such that when you type a single/double quote, it automatically writes the second one and puts the cursor inbetween the two.

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