+1 : And to that I would add the option to -finally- get the option to use numbered footnotes and asterix footnote in the same document. (a game-changer to me)
In a nutshell: a Word-like management of footnotes/endnotes (to finally work seamlessly and feel flexible !). Awaiting for that before forcing my team to transition to use Affinity only !
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Are footnotes and endnotes currently possible (besides manually creating them, of course)? I haven't found them so far.
If not, this is a feature that I think would be widely used. I suspect it may take some time to get right if it is not yet under development, so I would understand if it is not a day-1 feature.
Alex here from Druide informatique, editor of Antidote (https://antidote.info). Some of our users are requesting the ability to use both software (Designer and Antidote) simultaneously and as seamless as possible.
How can we deliver that to our mutual users?
Agreed (speaking as one requester of Antidote). What I would request of Serif in this regard is a plugin/extension system so third parties can do what they do best. The maker of Antidote has already reached out to Serif in hopes of integrating Antidote with Affinity.
Chicago Manual of Style would only benefit a rather small subset of Affinity users. Not only is it not particularly helpful for other variants of English, it does not even cover American English, for there are other styles in common use in American English. For example, in my studies at an American university, the most common styles were MLA and APA (MLA was the required style in my department).
First of all kudos for Affinity Publisher. For a first Beta, it's absolutely impressive.
One feature that I really need in order to consider replacing Quark and InDesign with Affinity Publisher is the integration with Antidote (https://www.antidote.info) – and I'm pretty sure that many users who work regularly with french text will agree.
Is anything planned?