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  1. Download all or download all with certain tag

    Instead of having to download all files one by one, there should be a way to download all or all with certain tag(s) at once.

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    • Indent with sections

      I like to nest subsections like you would when writing a nested for loop in java or some other programming language. So if my section is indented with 2 tab spaces, I would like the text related to that section have the same level of indentation when a new line is forced in the editor.

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      • latexdiff

        Provide support for running latexdiff (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/latexdiff) between two versions of a manuscript.

        Many journals, after returning manuscripts to authors with comments from reviewers, ask for a marked up version of a manuscript showing tracked changes. I've always used latexdiff to generate these marked up PDFs.

        It would be nice if writeLatex could add support for running latexdiff between two versions of a manuscript.

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        • [Editor UI] More or customizable line height

          More air between each line in the editor improves the reading/writing experience making it more comfortable.

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            • Touch scrolling of preview pane

              Since clicking in the preview pane does nothing useful, it would be nice for people with touchscreens if dragging there scrolled the preview. (Currently it attempts to drag-and-drop the current page image.)

              Bonus points if it won't lose editor focus, so I could keep editing and scrolling editor with PgUp/PgDn independently of scrolling the preview with my finger. (Of course non-dragging click on preview must move focus there to support using PgUp/PgDn there)

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                Thanks for the suggestion — we will hopefully be adding synctex support soon, so clicking will at last do something useful, but dragging the preview image should scroll — that’s a good point.

              • should enable PGF 3.0.0

                as pgf 3.0.0 is now on CTAN the added possibilities should be enabled -- perhaps on demand

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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thanks for the feedback. Our current plan is to enable PGF 3 when it makes it into a stable TeX Live release (hopefully TeX Live 2014), but we can look at introducing it sooner. :)

                • Auto indent using spaces even when tabbed.

                  Use tab to indent a line and write some text. Press enter.
                  The new line is "tabbed" but with spaces rather than a tab.

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                    • Optimize for BB10

                      Hi, I think you should optimize ur webpage for BB10. The webpage loads fine on my Blackberry Q10, but it changes size evrytime I delete a letter. Also if i point on my trackpad to specific point in text it doesn't recognize where i pointed. Last if i delete a character it changes size very often so it's not accelerated. Other than that the page works fine, so please improve that and writelatex will be my favourite office suite. Thank you Roydebatzen

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                      • Offer to EXTRACT an uploaded ZIP file (useful to extract folders and subfolders!)

                        Offer to EXTRACT an uploaded ZIP file (useful to extract folders and subfolders!)

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                          • Seek to label

                            While the cursor is in a \ref, hit a keyboard shortcut to automatically take the cursor to the label (in Visual Studio it is ctrl+b). This allows an easy way to jump around in the document

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                            • Being able to read the log files of the current job would be very useful

                              Being able to read the log files of the current job would be very useful, for example to see exactly what versions of the loaded packages are used.

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                                4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Thanks for the feedback. We are working on a better way of displaying the LaTeX log. Until then, note that we do make the log available whenever there is an error in your document, so if you ever want to access the log, you can, for example, comment out your \end{document} and then use the ‘open latex log’ link in the top right. :)

                              • Display structure panel

                                Add third (hide/expand) panel to the left of source code panel showing structure of the source file based on sectioning tags.
                                Clicking on the chapter / (sub)section visible in that panel would bring you to according line in the source code.
                                This would help navigating through more complex source files, especially because there is no distinction in syntax colouring between different levels of structure (which would also be a nice thing).
                                TIA

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                                • Vim mode uses spaces for indentation. This should be normal tabs. (>>)

                                  >> does not indent using tabs in vim mode. The tab key adds tabs.

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                                  • keep a 'search history'

                                    It'd be nice if the editor would keep a history of past searches that one could access by using the up/down keys.

                                    Pretty much like Google Chrome remembers past searches (smart autocompletion), the unix shell keeps a history of commands, or other editors (vim) remember commands, searches, etc.

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                                    • Ctrl-. should display error even when line is unknown

                                      When there is a non-localized compile error (e.g. bibtex), the error pops up on the preview top, which is nice. But if I click elsewhere, Ctrl-. doesn't currently re-open this popup, I have to use the mouse to see it again.

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                                      • crop preview images

                                        To maximize preview pane efficiency, you could crop each page image to its bounding box. The vertical margins are especially annoying because they interrupt the flow of reading.
                                        (I'm already using \usepackage{fullpage} and considered changing geometry to 0 margins - but then I won't know if I'm within the submission page limit.)

                                        But there should remain a way to toggle the cropping, to be able to see how the page really looks.

                                        For reference, MS Word does this well - clicking between pages toggles between full-page view and page splits compressed to a thin line. (It even hides headers/footers, which…

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                                        • Add support for using commands in \title

                                          For display in My Documents. You seem to only look for the \title property but I actually start by defining commands that define assignment name and more. Instead, the listing in My Documents displays as \assignmentname \\ {\Large {\textsc \coursename. So, that could be improved.

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                                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Update: You can now set your own title for display on your My Projects page by clicking on the gear icon in the top right of the project, or by choosing the Rename option on your My Projects dashboard. Smarter ‘de-tex’-ing for titles is still planned. Thanks for the feedback!

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