When opening a new document, have to reselect CSS

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Max Ludden

03 Sep, 2021 02:28 PM


I've been editing multiple documents in Composer v4 and am a really big fan. I've noticed though that even though I have set a default custom stylesheet chosen, when I open a new txt document, it doesn't display the stylesheet until I secondary click > Preview CSS > local(name of stylesheet). Is there anyway to change this so that it simply automatically sticks to the selected default?

Also I saw that MMD is betta testing an IOS version of composure - I saw that the beta was full but thought I'd ask if there was any chance there would be room for one more as I've been using editorial currently and much prefer Composer. Let me know!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Fletcher on 03 Sep, 2021 05:08 PM

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    Thanks for writing in!

    Are these new text files, or files that have been previously opened in
    Composer? The preferences control the *default* CSS, which is used for
    files that do not have a manually selected CSS. Using the Menu bar or
    context menu changes the CSS for that particular file, and will be
    remembered if the file is opened again later. If you change the default
    CSS in the preferences, files that have a manually overridden CSS will
    not change.

    The same thing is true for themes as well.

    You can always delete your preferences to start fresh if you have
    manually overridden a bunch of files that you want to change to a new

    defaults delete com.multimarkdown.composer4.mac

    The iOS build is not in beta, but rather is in an alpha stage of
    development. When it gets closer to being ready (after nvUltra 1.0 is
    final, and after Composer 5 for macOS is released), I'll put out a call
    for testers.



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