Originally Posted by Lemurion
yWriter lets me both import and edit text, so I'm not sure why you're having the problem. The only thing I can think of is if you're trying to edit the text in the content tab at the bottom right of the main window. However, if you double-click on a scene in the scene list above, it will open an editor window where you can edit and compose text as desired.
Hope that helps.
have checked it out, and you are right - I was trying to use the "content" tab. your suggestion worked like a charm.