Alan Isaac

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    hi,

    you can create an outline now by doing file→export to local disk→text (or html). the text export creates a tab separated outline, which you can load easily in excel. the html outline creates a doc that you can load in a browser or with word/similar text editors.

    How is the proposal different from the current feature?

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    Alan Isaac commented  · 

    Please add this. It is fundamentally simple, but it should be supported by a user-settable ranking attribute (to determine the order in which items are listed). For any node, children should be listed according to a lexicographic sort, sorting first on the user-settable ranking, and then on the creation time. (Ties resolved by stable sorting.) In the outline view, users should be able to re-rank items simply by pulling them higher or lower in their list.

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