Do you use the text capsules directly to write hubs or do you use word and then

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  1. rajan jolly profile image93
    rajan jollyposted 6 years ago

    Do you use the text capsules directly to write hubs or do you use word and then copy paste?

    or do you use some other application?

  2. Dee aka Nonna profile image77
    Dee aka Nonnaposted 6 years ago

    I copy and paste.  It makes it easier, for me, to think as I write and although I am not the best editor of what I write I can see mistakes somewhat easier.

  3. mary615 profile image93
    mary615posted 6 years ago

    I write in Word first, then copy paste each paragraph into the next Text Capsule.  I do that because I like to break my Hub up into many text capsules.

  4. Alastar Packer profile image81
    Alastar Packerposted 6 years ago

    In the beginning would do copy and paste but I get a better sense how the story will look and the writing flow just seems to go better the other way. Do print up several copies of each article though.

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  6. vocalcoach profile image98
    vocalcoachposted 6 years ago

    Most of the time I write my text in word and then copy and paste. I have, however, written directly in the text capsule a few times. It depends on how much research I do and the length of of the hub.

  7. DonnaCosmato profile image96
    DonnaCosmatoposted 6 years ago

    I do both depending on the article as lots of times once I get it into the various capsules, I can see where I might need to flesh the article out with another section or more information. If I'm just adding a paragraph or two, it's just as easy to type it right into the text capsules.

  8. gregas profile image81
    gregasposted 6 years ago

    I write in Word, e-mail it to my girlfriend and to my sister. Then I copy and paste to the hub. I keep all my original work in Eord files. Greg

  9. Justjed profile image59
    Justjedposted 6 years ago

    Well for as for me, I complete the writeup first in word, do the editing and when I am done, I copy straight into the text capsule

  10. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I use WORD, then copy and paste after I have it pretty much edited the way I want.

  11. badegg profile image77
    badeggposted 6 years ago

    I copy and paste. That way I have a record of what I wrote on file.

  12. brakel2 profile image78
    brakel2posted 6 years ago

    I use Word, copy it and read it, then edit several times then copy and paste into capsule. I check spelling in Word and in capsule. I would like to work with a better word processor.

  13. JamaGenee profile image84
    JamaGeneeposted 6 years ago

    I switch back and forth.  When I have a pretty good idea of everything I want to say, I'll write it directly in a text capsule.  If not, I'll start writing a hub in Word and play with it until I'm 99% satisfied, then copy|paste into a text capsule. (The last 1% is the tweaking I ALWAYS do before finally hitting "Publish" - checking spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc. one last time.)

  14. favouriteperfume profile image62
    favouriteperfumeposted 6 years ago

    I copy and paste in Word, but sometimes I have to tweak the formatting as it all comes out underlined.

  15. hoteltravel profile image68
    hoteltravelposted 6 years ago

    I write in Word and copy-paste into text capsule. I do this as I am used to Word and am most comfortable with its features.

  16. CZCZCZ profile image84
    CZCZCZposted 6 years ago

    It depends sometimes I will write a hub in a text editor like Google Docs and then just copy and paste over.  Invariably I will edit or write in the text module to make the hub what I am trying to achieve.  The Editor is actually easy to write in, in my opinion.

  17. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 6 years ago

    I've done both - I sort of like the flow of writing it ahead of time & then copying it into capsules. It's easier to break it into logical sections that way. Otherwise, I've ended up cutting & moving content after the capsules are installed just to break things up a bit.

  18. lex123 profile image66
    lex123posted 6 years ago

    Most of the time I write directly on the text capsules. Before writing I will make a rough draft in my mind.  Since we have a saving mode in hubpages, I save it as draft (save unpublished) and come back and edit it as and when I need it. Once I'm satisfied I'll publish it. I find it very convenient that way.

  19. Capedium profile image74
    Capediumposted 6 years ago

    Both.. Sometimes or rather most times I use word.....

  20. roxanne459 profile image87
    roxanne459posted 6 years ago

    I do both as well. I usually start on Word, then add more when I'm creating the Hub. smile

  21. donnaisabella profile image83
    donnaisabellaposted 6 years ago

    I used to cut and paste, but now that my internet is very reliable, I use the text capsule, it works well!

  22. modgirlok profile image60
    modgirlokposted 6 years ago

    I use the text capsule currently, but if I'm without an internet connection and feel the urge to write I wouldn't hesitate to write on Word and copy/paste.

  23. athena2011 profile image55
    athena2011posted 6 years ago

    I write them on my computer first and then copy and paste into my hubpage. Prefer to have it on my computer first. I also check spelling and grammar before submitting to a hub.

 
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