Focus mode in Document Node is an experience where everything fades away. Everything but the sentence you are writing, the thought that you are expressing right now. The focus mode helps you dive into the flow.
Using focus mode in fullscreen cuts out all distractions, including whatever text surrounds your current sentence. (You can also use the modes independently). Scrolling deactivates focus mode automatically until you settle in a different spot.
In typewriter mode, writers can focus on the active typed line in the centre of the page. It places the current input line in the centre of the screen and writers can toggle on/off depending on their activity. That is an optimal ergonometric feature for long sessions of writing. Without this feature, the writer is forced to stare at the bottom of the screen.
From the application
Focus menu, we can choose a focus mode as well as a keyboard sound while typing.
In focus mode, the text cursor will stay in the middle of the screen, so writers can concentrate on writing at the same place of the screen.
If you select "Focus Mode: Sentence", only the current sentence will be highlighted.
(Focus on the current sentence)
If you select "Focus Mode: Paragraph", only the current paragraph will be highlighted.
(Focus on the current paragraph)
If you select "Focus Mode: Typewriter", only the current line will be highlighted.
(Focus on the current typewriter)
To get a quick response from keyboard typing, sometimes it's an excellent experience to turn on a keyboard sound, which makes you feel like using a mechanical typewriter.
Document Node supports four types of keyboard sounds at the moment:
You may want to switch to different keyboard sounds and see how they sound like.
In addition to using focus mode, we could adjust the view options to hide unused UI parts while writing.
For example, use
Editor only mode to cut off all distractions from the application UI. Together with the
Full screen mode, only your writing is visible on your screen.
View menu, we can also show or hide: