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!

  7. 7 Posted by Shawn Medero on 27 Mar, 2018 05:21 PM

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    Just another +1 for iCloud Sync (and even iCloud Drive) support. I was a longtime VoodooPad user from the Mac days but I do all my work on an iPad Pro (and occasionally my iPhone) these days. Further I'm rather all-in on paying iCloud storage so paying again for Dropbox to do the "same job" just to have sync between apps does not fly with my budget. While I have used VoodooPad to generate a website in the past, these days I'd be happy if the iOS version of VoodooPad just did all the core knowledge managements things a wiki provides (so generating an ouput to iCloud isn't really my use-case... it just keeping all the documents and meta-data in-sync between my iPhone and iPad -- where I use my iPhone mostly for capture and looking up bits for reference and I do most of my processing, creating, organization on my iPad.)

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by Colin on 27 Mar, 2018 09:19 PM

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    Hi Shawn,

    Thanks for your feedback on the sync and mobile features! I'll pass your suggestions along to my team. We're currently working on a few exciting updates for the iOS version of VoodooPad, which we hope to talk a bit more about soon!

    All the best,
    Primate Labs Inc.

  9. 9 Posted by Mike on 07 Apr, 2018 02:11 PM

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    Add me to the list of those who want to see iCloud sync for both the Mac and iOS app. It's my #1 feature request.

  10. 10 Posted by Whymme on 01 May, 2018 02:14 PM

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    And another vote for iCloud syncing

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