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I’m so totally stoked about this beta. I have spent a couple hours poking around, and I can say that this beta is further along than I expected. I have high hopes that this will in time replace Indesign for us (a small publisher), and it looks well on track. Among several features that wowed right away and other "missing features" that I can work around, the one thing that stood out for me is the lack of GREP searches. In Indesign, I have a small series of GREP searches that I have saved over the past years, and I run nearly everything through them. A couple minutes on a typical file, and
Hi, there are a lot of cases where we have to do repetitive tasks like: remove spaces before interpunction signs; remove spaces at the end of paragraph; replace 3 dots with elipses... ...... So, I think it would be very useful if you add a feature that will save all these multi Find/Replace settings for future use. They must run in a loop until all replaces are done. Not to stop at the end of the file so we need to restart it over and over until it shows that there are 0 replacements. Something like it is shown on the picture I attached.
[edit for context: this was originally in a feature suggestion thread requesting searches by GREP/regular expressions] I am returning especially to say Thank You for listening to our suggestion. It makes me feel like I have had a small part in the shaping of the app. As this is the first beta iteration of the feature, I have some observations: 1. Ability to save search/replace combos is suggested in another thread, and this was my first thought too. 2. Text size of the two text fields (Find, Replace) as well as the results do not respect app's Font UI Size preference. They