eboocz annotations

Annotations in Eboocz

  When writing I’m always thinking of all kinds of issues I need to sort out before finishing a certain chapter or scene. I need to check on a description of some place, I want to edit the scene another time, but don’t want to forget about certain aspects that I think need change, etc.…

Eboocz Version 1.2

  I made some small changes like expanding the Markdown cheatsheet and fixed a couple of bugs. Nothing earth-shattering, but still worth a new minor release. Eboocz version 1.2. Yay! Big software corporations like Apple and Google always name their releases. I’ve been thinking about that and I was first thinking of naming them after…

keyboard shortcuts

About the joy of keyboard shortcuts

  Keyboard shortcuts are the most underrated element of software. Most times you start using a piece of software and only after a while you start noticing all the keyboard shortcuts in the menu. Sometimes you start using some of them without giving it much thought, but you ignore and forget about all other shortcuts.…

Start the new year in style

Begin the New Year in Style

  Ebooks are built on web technology. One of the principles of modern web technology is the separation of form and content. You take some basic text, put it into html and then add some css styling to make it pretty. In Eboocz you type your text in a very simple text editor. With the…

The Dark Side is Strong

You have to choose! Will it be Light, or do you choose the Dark Side. Yes, I saw the new Star Wars movie, the Force Awakens, this weekend and I liked it. One of the things I noticed is that again the Dark Side looks way better than the good guys. Ok, I liked the good…

Vote for Eboocz and distraction-free writing

Distraction-free writing in Eboocz

  Writing is hard. Focus is everything. Distraction is a killer of creativity. At least it is for me. That’s why I’ve been a huge fan of writing tools that hide all the unnecessary toolbars and buttons and give me just a serene background and a column of text. That’s what Eboocz is. It hides…

Ebook image resampling and Eboocz

Ebook Image Resampling with Eboocz

    In the category nifty little features falls Eboocz’ Image Resampling feature. These days there are a lot of different devices you can read your ebooks on. Personally I read on everything I’ve got with me; my laptop, my tablet, my smartphone and my e-reader. It all depends on where I am. At home…

Store your ebook on iCloud or on your mac in Eboocz

iCloud or local storage in Eboocz

  When you open Eboocz for the first time you need to decide where you want to store your ebooks? On iCloud or local? You can always change your preference in the Preferences screen, but it is an important decision that you should consider for a minute. iCloud has a couple of benefits. You can work on…

Ebook Cover Images and Eboocz

  Cover Story Just like with paper books an ebook grabs your attention with a good cover image. It’s the first thing you see in the ebookstore and the first thing you see when you open your ereader library. But when you open an ebook for the first time I noticed a strange thing with…

markdown and ebooks

Markdown and ebooks

  How do you combine distraction-free writing with an ebook authoring tool? A distraction-free writing tool is a text editor that occupies the full display. This way the writer is isolated from the operating system and other applications, enabling the writer to fully focus on nothing but writing. Usually there are no toolbars and the…