Not sure if the recent update will solve the infuriating Dropbox problems. If it continues, I will just have to use scrivener on the desktop, writing on another program with the ipad and copying it over to scrivener later on.
I will give it another try and see what comes of that. Unfortunately, the Dropbox syncing is maddening. I took it on a trip and worked on a number of new projects created on my iPad.
Thanks to Jeff at Literature and Latte for working through this with me over several detailed replies. Ultimately, I think Scrivener has to Scrivener taken out of Dropbox and put onto the cloud. Then I synced with Dropbox. This it did, but with the older version of the chapter that I was editing and I thanked the gods for that back-up I had stored elsewhere.
The options are to backup my iPad to iTunes on my iMac and work with files from there or, easier, to sync with Dropbox and work from there.
Scrivener Maddening syncing Nov 20, Angrysocialist I was exuberant to see Scrivener materialize with an ipad version.
However, Scrivener I first and many subsequent attempts, reinstalls, etc tried to sync my existing iPad Projects to Dropbox, a folder was created, but it was empty. Today I decided to add a new "Test" Project on my iPad with one file in it.
I have head a lot about it. I ended up deleting the chapter and starting over with the back-up I had emailed to myself. The Projects and the empty folder showed in my iTunes file browser. I am a relatively new scrivener, just learning it, and involved in a lengthy writing project.
After the first time, I got it back and backed up everything I was working on, and I was lucky I had the foresight to do that for Scrivener kept crashing. Projects cannot exist in both places. Did that, synced, all is well.
I hope Scrivener works well for you from now on! I write mostly on iPads because I am rarely home and they are easier than laptops to lug around. Developer Response Jul 14, Edited response: I have the new ipad, scrivener.
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