Footnotes/references support

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11 Nov, 2017 10:00 AM

Love the clean interface in Bear. Could you add support for footnotes or references, so that a link in the text will take you to the reference at the bottom of the page?

Also, the PDF output font size/text width does not change when these settings are altered in Bear. Instead, the PDF output seems to be static.

Thanks! Nick

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 13 Nov, 2017 12:58 PM

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    Hi Nick,

    yes, is our intention to add markdown footnotes support, by is not top priority at the moment.

    We don't think is correct to export the theme settings to the export format, but is our intention to offer more customization for exports in the future.


  2. 2 Posted by Dan Diamond on 25 Jan, 2018 10:27 PM

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    The lack of footnoting functionality in Bear is the reason that Iā€™m staying with Ulysses. Please let me know when it becomes available in Bear.

  3. 3 Posted by Margot Gommers on 10 Feb, 2018 02:09 PM

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    I do agree I would love to see support for footnotes too. Or just -in page linking- would be great.

  4. 4 Posted by Steffen on 24 Feb, 2018 02:41 AM

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    Plus one for footnotes support.

  5. 5 Posted by Margot GROMMIT on 24 Feb, 2018 07:07 PM

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    Op za 24 feb. 2018 om 03:42 schreef Steffen <[email blocked]

  6. 6 Posted by Ben on 29 Mar, 2018 06:04 PM

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    +1 for footnote support. Did not know Ulysses provided it, but will check it out.

  7. 7 Posted by julian on 31 Mar, 2018 05:16 PM

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    +1 for footnotes. Not having them made me realise how much I actually use them.

    Also some random implementation notes: Ulysses supports footnotes, but really not a fan of how it hides them behind a tag. It would be great to have footnotes automatically link to the end of the document under a divider.

  8. 8 Posted by dan on 31 Mar, 2018 05:47 PM

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  9. 9 Posted by Hektor Rottweil... on 14 Sep, 2018 11:10 AM

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    Any news on this?
    Best solution imo would be able to display footnotes and other notes alongside the main text body, via (better) side pane or (not so good) floating window, similar to how Scrivener does it.

  10. Support Staff 10 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 14 Sep, 2018 01:31 PM

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    Yes, I can tell footnotes will be part of a major update of Bear's editor. But I can't tell when will be available at the moment.

  11. 11 Posted by schrottmailone on 14 Sep, 2018 02:42 PM

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    cool, thanks for the heads up! any info on the way you will implement this? and ... perhaps ... expected to release this year or rather next year?Thanks for your support!

        Am Freitag, 14. September 2018, 15:32:04 MESZ hat Danilo Bonardi <[email blocked]> Folgendes geschrieben:

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