The Journal Newsletter
Happy Birthday to The Journal! The Journal turns 20 this month. They grow up so fast. =)
This month’s tip talks about loose-leaf entry sorting options, and we have a new selection of writing exercises.
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TIP: Loose-leaf Entry Sorting Options
By default, loose-leaf entries are not sorted. You can click-and-drag in the entry tree to rearrange them. It is possible, though, to have loose-leaf entries automatically sorted by name, date+time created and date+time last updated.
To set automatic loose-leaf entry sorting:
Right-click on the category and choose “Category Properties…”
Bring up the “Entry” tab, then the “Loose-Leaf Options” sub-tab.
The sorting you choose will be applied to all loose-leaf entries in the category, even sub-entries.
NOTE: If you override the automatic sorting by clicking-and-dragging, the category reverts to “no sorting” on loose-leaf entries.
It’s also possible to sort loose-leaf entries or sub-entries explicitly. Right-click on the entry tree. The “Sort Loose-Leaf Entries” sub-menu provides the same options.
Free Writing Prompt – Write for 20 minutes using the following as your starter: “Sleeping Spiders”
Journaling Prompt – How much control do you need? How much are you willing to give up?
Memoir Prompt – I keep a green 55mm d20 (a twenty-sided polyhedral die) on my desk as a “fidgit.” I pick it up and toss it back and forth as I think (in fact, I did that just now after I finished this sentence). It’s about the size of a baseball and has a nice heft. I like it, and it’s very much *me* (an old-school dice-and-paper RPG player). What are your favorite fidgits? How did you come to have them handy? Have you lost any over the years that you still miss?
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