Ok I’ve done this like ten times now. I’m mostly done with writing a post, and I’m reading through the preview just to the right of the editor. I rambled a lot so I’m scrolling through it over there with my mouse. I’m following along with my mouse a litle bit, moving it out of the way of the next paragraph or whatever. Oh then I see a typo, so I double-click on the word, it’s selected, then start typing it correctly, and nothing happens. What? So I click again, the word unselects, so I double-click again, the word selects again, so I start typing again and what is going on, my keyboard doesn’t work or something? Oh wait the editor is on the left and I am looking at the preview on the right. Then I feel like an idiot for a minute for trying to type into static text.
How about if the editor highlights itself or blinks or something if you click on the preview, to remind you that the editing happens over there, not where you’re reading?
It would be real fancy if it could point out where in the editor the spot you’re trying to click on actually is.
I just noticed that scrolling through the editor makes the preview scroll to try to keep up with what you’re looking at in the editor. However, it doesn’t work the other way around. Making that work in the other direction might also help experts like me.