The Journal Newsletter – December 2012

The Journal Newsletter

December 2012


Happy Holidays!

A new update of The Journal 6 has been released (Build #657). See “The Journal News” below for more information.

This month’s tip tells you how you can highlight the names of your entries in the entry tree, and we have a couple new writing prompts.

Thank you for choosing The Journal!

The Journal News

The Journal 7 is the current release.

To see if you have the latest version of The Journal:

  1. Click on the “Help” menu in The Journal.
  2. Choose “Check for Update of The Journal”.

If you are using The Journal 6 (or an earlier version):

Tips & Tricks

TIP: How to Highlight an Entry in the Entry Tree

You can now highlight entries in the entry tree.

Right-click on the entry name in the entry tree and choose “Highlight Entry in Tree” (this command is also in the Entry menu).

You can set the font to bold, italic, underline and strikethrough (or any combination of those). You can also change the color of the entry name, and set a highlight color behind the name.

Writing Prompts

Free Writing Prompt – Write for 20 minutes using the following as your starter: “One Before Midnight”

Free Writing Prompt – Write for 20 minutes using the following as your starter: “Falling Flakes”

Submission Information

If you would like to contribute to the “How I Use The Journal”, “Writing Exercises”, or “Tips & Tricks” sections, or would like to submit an article about journaling, writing, or another The Journal-related topic, we would love to hear from you.

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If you are submitting for a particular section, please indicate which one. Try to limit your submissions to 500-1000 words. Submissions may be edited for length and content.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, please state this in the email. Otherwise your name (but not your email) will be used in the article heading.

As always, if you have any suggestions for, or bug reports about, The Journal, please feel free to email them. Both are always welcome.


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Updated: June 24, 2015 — 10:14 pm