iCloud Sync

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14 Dec, 2017 02:13 PM

I'd love to see iCloud sync as an option in the iOS app, or supporting the Files app and iCloud Drive. Or both.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Colin on 14 Dec, 2017 05:35 PM

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    Hi Jonathan,

    Thanks for reaching out to us! I'll pass your suggestions along to my team and see if we can incorporate one or more of them into a future update.

    All the best,
    Primate Labs Inc.

  2. 2 Posted by Aaron on 14 Dec, 2017 06:47 PM

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    I'll second this, and add that I've been hoping to get mobile editing of documents forever. I'd just be happy with some simple text editing options.

    As for the primary app, I could probably create a rather long list, but first would be a persistent and live-updating preview window, for markdown and/or html work. Sausage fingers.

    Mostly, I'm just happy someone still wants to keep the ole girl running. Thanks for that.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Colin on 19 Dec, 2017 07:35 PM

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    Hi Aaron,

    Thanks for the kind words. I'll pass your suggestions along as well. I'll also note (to avoid any confusion for those who don't know) that though Rich Text editing isn't currently supported on iOS, plain text editing is.

    Regardless, thanks for your feedback and I'll see if we can address your concerns!

    All the best,
    Primate Labs Inc.

  4. 4 Posted by pendland on 21 Dec, 2017 06:21 PM

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    Hi Colin,

    Is there a way to edit text on documents synced from the desktop? This
    is what I was referring to, and I only seem to get the edit option on
    documents originating on the mobile device. Optimally, I would like to
    sync updated documents in either direction.


  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Colin on 21 Dec, 2017 06:41 PM

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    Hi Aaron,

    Currently, you should be able to edit plain text and markdown pages created on the Mac version of VoodooPad. Pages created in the iOS version are plain text by default, and new pages will be created as markdown pages if "Markdown for new pages" is enabled in the iOS app settings.

    You can create plain text or markdown pages in the Mac application by selecting them from the dropdown on the page creation dialogue (see the attached image) or by navigating to the Document tab of the Info palette and using the dropdown to determine what page type all new pages should be by default.

    There's been demand for rich text support on iOS, and we're currently looking into how it could be implemented, but we can't provide any timelines or promises for that functionality at this time.

    All the best,
    Primate Labs Inc.

  6. 6 Posted by pendland on 22 Dec, 2017 07:03 PM

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    Ah, now I get it, thanks!

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