Information about the basics you need to know to get started with Quoll Writer.
Information about more topics such as importing and exporting. Using the Problem Finder or setting an edit position in a Chapter.
Details about using Editor Mode to work with others to get feedback on your work.
Full Screen Mode allows you to work without the distraction of other windows. When enabled it will fill the display. The writing area will be in the middle of the screen surrounded by a dark background.
An example of full screen mode is shown below:
To exit full screen mode you can either:
The header panel is displayed at the top of the screen, it will be displayed when you:
An example of the header is shown below:
The header allows you to:
The sidebar is shown whenever you move your mouse to the left of the screen.
The full screen properties sidebar allows you to customize the text, the background and size of the writing area. It can be accessed via the icon on the header. It has all the normal text properties (shown only when editing a Chapter) and contains properties pertinent to the full screen experience. An example is shown below:
To change the background image open the full screen properties sidebar and click on the image displayed. A popup box will show you a list of images and colors you can select, or you can add your own.
To resize the display area you can either:
To set how transparent the background is you can either:
In the full screen properties sidebar check the Always show the time and word count checkbox to have the current time, the session word count and Chapter word count (if applicable) always be visible in the bottom left hand corner of the display. An example is shown below:
Distraction free mode is accessed from Full Screen Mode by using the icon and lets you remove all potential distractions from the writing area so you can get on with writing.
Going distraction free means the following:
However this has the downside that you can't add or edit Scenes, Plot Outline Items or Notes. Distraction free mode is for when you just want to write.
Once activated the distraction free mode icon will change to , click it to exit distraction free mode.