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by Daniel Geiger
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: How to search for a return character.
Replies: 7
Views: 7534

Re: How to search for a return character.

Easier way is to place cursor into search or replace field, then go to main menu on top of the screen Insert -> Breaks then select the appropriate break or invisible character you want. This should be in the manual somewhere. Just tried it on a hunch, and it happens to work. Mellel 4.2.7r10 on Mac r...
by Daniel Geiger
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: ALLCAPS character attribute does not export to .rtf
Replies: 2
Views: 3826

ALLCAPS character attribute does not export to .rtf

The export function in Mellel is seriously deficient. The .doc export makes a hash out of formatting when opened in Word: problems with paragraph formatting, line spacing, font size, font type, figures missing, a complete disaster. .rtf is somewhat better, but ALLCAPS case setting (either with style...
by Daniel Geiger
Sun May 19, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Tabs before margin guides?
Replies: 0
Views: 8071

Tabs before margin guides?

I try to do a hanging subheading outside the text block: R-tab-subhead. L-tab texttexttext ....................................texttexttext [text block margin set with lower diamond in paragraph dialog] I cannot get a tab to the left of the diamonds in the paragraph style panel. Is there a trick to ...
by Daniel Geiger
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: .doc export files mushroom in size
Replies: 0
Views: 2407

.doc export files mushroom in size

Word compatibility (hate it all you want, it is essential!) is still a major problem. Have a MS with five small jpegs. Mellel document is 1.6 MB, export as .doc makes it 69 MB! RTF only increases to 3.6 MB. Had to copy-paste text, then reformat entire ms, and got it to 1.9 MB. Fortunately still have...
by Daniel Geiger
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Mellel
Topic: Word .doc .docx images not displaying in Mellel
Replies: 1
Views: 884

Word .doc .docx images not displaying in Mellel

New to Mellel, trying to get rid of Word. I received a Word .doc document with in-line images. Opening it in Mellel, the images do not show. Tried saving in .docx in Word, but same problem when trying to open in Mellel. Is there a trick? I saw that Mellel has also issues with exporting in-line image...