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================================================== 1. RENAMING DOCUMENTS ================================================== Q: How do I rename a file? A: Tap on the title bar. Q: When I put a "/" or a "\", it changes to a "-", why? A: We set the program to automatically change the "/" to a "-" to prevent compat ibility issues. Same thing happens to ¥, , £. ================================================== 2. SAVING DOCUMENTS ================================================== Q: Can files be saved to my iPad? A: Yes. Q: Where is the save button? A: The file is saved automatically (autosaved) every two seconds. Q: Do I need Dropbox to save my document ? A: No. Q: Do I need to be online in order to save my document? A: No. Q: I heard that people sometimes A: In the previous version there " in the filename. We fixed this oblem by automatically replacing lost their data? was a bug that didn't save files including a "/ bug in the new version and also prevent this pr a "/" with a savable "-".

================================================== 3. DELETING DOCUMENTS ================================================== Q: How do I delete a file? A: Swipe on the document name in the document list. Q: I have deleted my file on Dropbox but it still appears.

Q: How can I save my file in my computer? A: Use the iTunes sync feature: .Sync.Launch iTunes. WORKING WITH iTUNES ================================================== Q: Can I sync documents using iTunes? A: Yes. how can use it? A: . Write r recreates them when syncronising? A: Yes.Go to the apps tab. FOLDERS ================================================== Q: Can I order my documents in Writer? A: No. ================================================== 4. . . Q: I have deleted my file on iPad but it still appears on Dropbox. This behavior is on purpose. Q: Is it normal that when I delete files on the desktop or in the Dropbox.Hide the iPad keyboard. . . . .Connect your iPad to your computer.Follow the instruction on the screen and you're done . A: Push the Sync button in order to syncronise the files between your Dropbox an d your iPad.Tap on the link to Dropbox.Launch iTunes. . ================================================== 6.Tap on the "New to DropBox?" . .Go to the apps tab.Select your iPad. . Q: Can I create folders in Writer? A: No. ================================================== 5. . .A: Delete the file on iPad first. Q: I started writing a file on my computer.Connect your iPad to your computer.Scroll down and you will see that you can retrieve your files from iPad to your computer. . it is.Scroll down and you will be able to put your files from your PC to your iPa d. WORKING WITH DROPBOX ================================================== Q: I don't have an account on Dropbox.Select your iPad. .Tap on the folder icon (top left). how do I put it on my iPad? A: Use the iTunes sync feature: .

.com/help/11 Q: I linked the software to Dropbox but my file is not saved. . A: You need to tap the sync button (the arrow in the file menu). For Word users: . Files with extension other than . .xyz] extension. why? A: Writer only supports .Your file is saved now in the right format.Enter your filename. how can you help me? / How c an I retrieve a draft of the same file saved a long time ago? A: Use Dropbox's version control feature. isn't there a way to manage them? A: Use the "open with" feature of Dropbox App for iPad.Click on the File > choose "Save As" in the menu.You should see your file now from Writer Q: I screwed my great manuscript and can't undo it.Put the saved file in the "Writer" folder in your Dropbox .Q: How can I import files that I have created on my computer into Writer? A: . . .txt) file. . Q: I have way too many documents.Click the Save button.) ================================================== 7.Select the "Plain Text (*.Click the "Other encoding" radio button and select the "Big-Endian" option. . why ? A: You have to make sure that the encoding is "UTF-16" when you save your file i n .Click on the File > choose "Save As" in the menu. A: Tap the sync button in the file menu.. are my file saved? A: Yes. so you'll have to put it back by yo urself in your custom folder. Q: Can I change the name or place of the folder "Writer" in my Dropbox? A: No. Q: Is there an auto-sync function? A: Not yet.Save your file as a plain text (. . .Within Writer. Q: My document is blank on Writer.txt. Don't change the folder name/place in y our Dropbox.Enter your filename.The "Save As" dialog box pops up.Make sure the encoding (the file format) is "UTF-16" or "UTF-8" . (we are working on it). is my work saved? A: Yes. For Word users: .txt files. .txt are ign ored.. (Note that the selected file would be copied to Writer's own folder. tap on the sync button.https://www. . Q: I can't find my documents on Dropbox. . OPENING A DOCUMENT MADE IN ANOTHER PROGRAM ================================================== Q: When I create a file on[abc word processor]with the [.Click the OK button.txt)" option in the "Save as Type" field. .The "Save As" dialog box pops up.The File Conversion dialog box pops up. it does n't show up in Writer.dropbox. Q: If I'm offline but linked to my Dropbox. Q: If I don't tap the sync button.

why? A: Dropbox and E-Mail are unrelated. Your file is saved now in the right format.Tap the export button. Click the OK button. OPENING A WRITER DOCUMENT ON A COMPUTER ================================================== Q: Why can't I sync my file with Windows? A: Windows doesn't support filenames which contain characters such as < > : " / \ ? * Q: What form of document is created with Writer? A: Writer creates . ================================================== 8. Q: Does Writer support the bluetooth keyboard? A: Yes. Q: On Windows. . ================================================== 9. ================================================== 10. We're working on fixing this as soon as possibl e.Tap paste. The File Conversion dialog box pops up.. the files are plain text.. Q: Can I use Writer's keyboard as a default keyboard for my iPad? A: No. Click the "Other encoding" radio button and select the "Big-Endian" option. paragraphs disappear. EMAIL ================================================== Q: How do I insert text written with Writer in the mail body (not as an attached file)? A: . Please check your Mail Settings (in the iPa d's Settings).Tap export to E-Mail. though: word navigation and cursor navigation ar e inverted (left arrows moves the cursor to the right and vice-versa) and the pa renthesis function doesn't work. Q: Are your files convertible into Word formats on a PC or on a Mac? A: Yes. Click the Save button.txt)" option in the "Save as Type" field. there's only one issue. A: You have to open it with WordPad or any editor that supports UTF-16 encoding. Q: I enabled Dropbox on Writer but can't send E-Mails. Q: Can you change the chars within the on-screen standard keyboard? A: No. when I open the file with notepad. .- Select the "Plain Text (*. Q: Is there a way to make accents or special characters easier to access than Ap .txt files in UTF-16. . KEYBOARD ================================================== Q: Are right to left languages (such as Hebrew) supported? A: Yes.Tap copy. These files don't open properly in Notep ad on Windows.

Q: I'm using a BlueTooth Keyboard. You will access a bigger and better word suggestion dialogue from there . FEATURES ================================================== Q: Spell checker doesn't work. .Now switch the "Zoom" option to "ON". . Q: Does Writer support my language? A: Writer works with any language that works on the iPad. but it is disabled in Focus Mode. .Go to "Settings". tap with three fingers to zoom in. .Redo = Two finger swipe from left to right. use iPad's standard feature: . -Now switch the "White on Black" option to "ON". ================================================== 12. Is it broken? A: It works in normal mode. MISCELLANEOUS . Q: How do I undo/redo? (from version 1.ple's default touch-screen keyboard? A: No. how can I display the iPad's keyboard as well ? A: Press the "eject button" (top right) Q: In Japanese.. ================================================== 11. ================================================== 13. . ACCESSIBILITY ================================================== Q: I'd like a black background for writing. A: When you want to see a word suggestion. . tap on "General". I can't see word suggestions when typing with the bluetooth keyb oard and Focus Mode enabled.Undo = Two finger swipe from right to left. tap on "General". How can I invert color? A: For now..If you want to have the font bigger.If you want to go back to the normal mode. tap again with three fingers to zoom out. Q: Can I disable the cursor time? A: No. but you can zoom into your wo rk with iPad's standard accessibility feature: . Q: What are the key bindings for the special Writer function keys like " word" and "word " A: Press alt + left for " word" and alt + right for "word ". Q: How do I make the font bigger? A: You can't set the font size in the application.Tap on "Accessibility".Go to "Settings".2) A: Use straight HORIZONTAL two finger swipe gestures.Tap on "Accessibility". . tap the right key on your bluetooth k eyboard.

Q: Can I download Writer from the app store of my country? A: You can download Writer from any app store in the world..)? A: We will do our best to integrate with as many other services as possible. WordPress.================================================== Q: What is the battery life impact of Writer? A: It's a very light weight app. . thus it has low processor usage. Mobile me. GDocs.. Evernote. TextExpander. Q: Will you support other 2nd party services than Dropbox (such as iDisk.

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