James Rankin
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Macrankin rated on 08 Jul 2012
[Version 2.3.5]



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Macrankin reviewed on 08 Jul 2012
I can't believe I haven't mentioned what a fantastic window management system this really is.

I know it's brilliant mostly because I've never bothered to look for an alternative yet.

There's only one thing I'm not too keen on and it's mostly to do with me memorising a whole bunch of keyboard shortcuts.

So what I do, is I tend to have no more than a handful of window positions layered over each other, and because I also have HyperDock it allows me to hover over what's underneath, so to speak.

A thought has just occurred to me. How hard would it be for a software developer to be able to prosecute an action through a snippet rather than a keyboard shortcut?
[Version 1.5.6]



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Macrankin reviewed on 23 Jun 2012
I was quite surprised to find that this app contained an 'in-app' purchase button. Maybe, all apps will finally go this way.

This little app seems to be winning me over. However, I'm not so keen on not being able to increase the text size. The other thing is, and though it is of less importance, there doesn't appear to be a way to re-position the tags in the navigation menu window.

Erm, apart from that it's a fantastic little snippet/text expander app for anyone wishing to experiment with even more gobble-de-gook.

I suppose, you'd normally use a fraction of a snippet of already known markup or code in-order to lay down your stuff. Trouble is (with me), I'm into all sorts of peg systems and other self-made gobble-de-gooks, so even trying to remember a snippet of a snippet is going to be giving me headaches. Er, but that's my problem. LOL

I'm currently studying French, and would also like to get back into web page building (one day), and an app like this could probably do it for me, though not exclusively, of course.

The one thing about the navigation that I do like is that you can't actually have two tags open at the same time. Kind of makes sense, I suppose?
[Version 1.6.5]



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Macrankin reviewed on 22 Apr 2012
For what you get and what you pay for it is quite staggering, really. I purchased iDraw earlier this week and haven't stopped playing around with it. Though, at one point it made me want to jump right back into Illustrator.

My bad, as I'm not really a graphics guru, and I am only now realising what a great piece of software this truly is.

I'm currently retracing my old illustrator 8 (gasp!) tutorial steps along the lines of recreating the same with iDraw, mostly to help me better remember how I did stuff.

The last guy mentioned its quirkiness and that's what almost made me want to abandon it. Here's what I mean...

Say you are wanting to create a circle. You will notice that it will have 4 'Endpoints' well spaced out along its path. Selecting only one of those endpoints will allow you to create a gap. Choosing any of the others will collapse the circle's path.

Just in case you're wondering which one that might be. It's the one I like to refer as being in the '1 o'clock' position.

Oh btw, there is a way in which to create a smaller gap, but you must use the Pen + tool and place the newer endpoint ahead of the 1'o clock positioned endpoint, and it must be ahead in the anti-clockwise position.

To delete it, you must first select it with the Selection tool (the 1 o'clock endpoint) and then simply hit the delete / backspace key.

I'm currently having heaps loads of fun creating an abundance of Olympic rings.
[Version 2.0.4]




Macrankin rated on 01 Jan 2012
[Version 0.4.3]



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Macrankin had trouble on 20 Mar 2014
I was having a problem with Firefox 27.0.1 / 28.0 browsers hanging after starting up.

Couldn't even restart with add ons disabled. Turns out the culprit (so far) is SimilarSites.
[Version 28.0]



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