Thanks for your kind words....
It is good to hear from a TW fan that its values lie beyond just being a
We have seen the presentation versions like TalkyTalky and other confined
uses, but I am a massive advocate for its future as an eBook platform as on
of its most impressive derivations.
There are several new projects in process right now, that will be ready
for release from October onwards. The direct enquiries for a HowTo book
have been quite amazing - so I am preparing that now and hope to have ready
in the coming week.
I'll let you - and all others who have emailed me - know when and where to
get that TWEbook.
All the best
On Friday, 16 September 2016, Josiah <proge...@assays.tv> wrote:
> Ciao John
> I followed with interest what you have been doing with TW5 for e-pubs.
> I think its a very valuable example. Not least because when you publish an
> e-book you have to work everything through. Its, rightly, not seen as
> software. Its a "book". It needs to be very reliable & have an appropriate
> format/structure for whatever its about. And its obvious you have spent a
> lot of time thinking about what e-pubs are at the moment, and what they
> could be. I agree that TW is an excellent foundation for e-publishing.
> As you mention, book-marking, is an issue. (Also whether folk can make
> annotations?) I am sure there are ways to limited editing facilities
> without upsetting core content, though I don't know enough to say HOW to do
> Best wishes
> On Thursday, 15 September 2016 14:22:05 UTC+2, John Newell wrote:
>> On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 3:24:27 AM UTC+10, Riz wrote:
>>> Hi, this is a cool thing. To see use case scenarios is actually rare in
>>> this group. I can see that it a child of love and labor.
>>> Can you please, atleast in this group, post a link to the tiddlywiki
>>> that is not in the read only format? To ask you if there is a documentation
>>> of the process of creating such a book seems bit too much. But may be you
>>> can post some stylesheets, relevant code blocks etc.
>>> As for suggestions, here are two
>>> 1. May be an option to adopt a dark theme. It is a feature of all major
>>> EPUB readers and TW shouldn't fall behind. It is rather easy to implement
>>> 2. I expected the book to retain the storylist. If I am reading a book,
>>> I would be happier if it opened directly where I left it.
>> Sorry for not ( up until now ) replying properly to your post, which we
>> hugely appreciate !!
>> The suggestion of a dark theme ( thinking by that you mean - a dark
>> background ? I do have that in play for both the IPAD / tablet edition
>> and for the desktop edition = there's simply not enough framing space to
>> apply that in the iphone / andoid mobile version.
>> As the ebook is Read Only - I cannot figure out how to ACTIVATE a
>> placemarker as you suggest - if you have any ideas please forward them.
>> I am happy to create an independent copy of the SQuest formatting etc as
>> you ask and hope to publish that to the TW fraternity in a couple of weeks.
>> cheers John
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