Margin of error: a note to "writing pad" developers

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by caubeck, May 27, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Nov 2, 2007
    #1
    I've bought a dozen apps for writing, taking notes, organizing my ideas, and so on. All of these allow landscape orientation, but most insist on showing a list of available files in a column on the left even when I'm focusing on a single document.

    What's the point of that? Why take up useful screen estate with a margin serving no purpose after I've selected the note I wish to work on? I'd rather enjoy a "full screen writing experience" if I'm going to use the full keyboard, which could be complemented by a drop-down menu to choose other notes stored in the app.

    At least allow the margin to slide away out of sight!
     
  2. macrumors G3

    Night Spring

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    Jul 17, 2008
    #2
    Totally agree! To be fair, this problem is not limited to just 3rd party devs, Apple's own Notes app also suffers from this problem.
     

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