Last week I looked at how Scrivener’s Annotations feature allows you to mark up your documents with reminders for further research or revision notes. But maybe you want to write a pretty lengthy note on a new direction for the scene, or you want to link to another scene within your project. Or you have
Do you ever wish you could scribble on your manuscript? Maybe you want to make notes about a particular paragraph you’re struggling with, or mark a place that requires further research. You guessed it. Scrivener has a function for that. It’s called Annotations. Add an Annotation To activate the Annotation feature: Choose Format—>Inline Annotation. Type in your
Last week’s Tech Tuesday post on Templates was the most popular ever. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! That’s a hard act to follow, but I’ll give it my best. Did you know that in addition to saving your project settings into a template, you can also save your Compile Manuscript settings? Here are the
UPDATE: For the Scrivener 2.x templates post, click here. If you’ve been working in Scrivener for a while, you probably have it set up exactly the way you like it. You’ve modified the labels, opened the Inspector, created your own extra folders and files for things like unused scenes, research, productivity tracking, character sketches, and saved searches.
If you change your character’s name from Rob to Joe, and you don’t set it up correctly, you could end up with odd words in your manuscript, like “PJoeably”, “Joe a bank”, and “thJoe”. Of course, Scrivener’s Project Replace feature has a couple of important options to ensure that you only replace the desired instances
Well, last week’s Tech Tuesday post on the cool search engine WolframAlpha went over like a lead balloon, so this week it’s back to Scrivener to learn about advanced search features. The easiest search to use in Scrivener is the Project Search, which is available from the Search box in the toolbar. You type in
Want to know what time the sun will set on November 1, 2010 in London, England? 4:35 pm–Crikey that’s early! Need to know the weather in Boston on July 15, 1980? Partly cloudy, high 91° Looking for the population of Ghana? 2.34 million Does your algebra student need help finding the roots of x³+2x²? -2,