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Managing the Scrivener workspace boils down to deciding what you want to see while you are working on your manuscript. The Scrivener workspace The basic workspace can be separated into three panes: The Binder on the left The Editing pane in the centre The Inspector on the right What appears within the Editing pane? The choice is: Scrivenings (as shown above), or Corkboard, or Outliner. Which one you see is determined by your selection of the...

The Format search is one of three types of search tool available in Scrivener. Project searches allow you to find instances of particular words or phrases within the whole project, subject to choices you make about where you want the search to happen, and how fussy you are about what is to be found. Document searches are confined to the selected document(s) and for these, there is also a Search and Replace option. Format searches find particular...

The Document search is one of three types of search tool available in Scrivener. Project searches allow you to find instances of particular words or phrases within the whole project, subject to choices you make about where you want the search to happen, and how fussy you are about what is to be found. Document searches are confined to the selected document(s) and for these, there is also a Search and Replace option. Format searches find particular...

In this post, we're looking more carefully at the Project search and, in particular, at all the Project search options - and taking a first peek at collections, and how you might incorporate them into your editing regime. Recall that the Project search is one of three types of search tool available in Scrivener. Project searches allow you to find instances of particular words or phrases within the whole project. Document searches are confined to the...

The Project search is one of three types of search tool available in Scrivener. Project searches allow you to find instances of particular words or phrases within the whole project, subject to choices you make about where you want the search to happen, and how fussy you are about what is to be found. There is also a Project Replace tool - which searches and replaces. Document searches are confined to the selected document(s) and...

Scrivener provides comprehensive Search options. This series of posts will look at all of Scrivener's search options in detail. First though: an introduction. Three types of search tool There are essentially three types of search tool on offer: Project searches allow you to find instances of particular words or phrases within the whole project, subject to choices you make about where you want the search to happen, and how fussy you are about what is...

During compilation, document titles can become section headings. Format / Options / Show Titles in Scrivenings Recall that you can reveal your document titles using Format / Options / Show Titles in Scrivenings. I have highlighted a group of documents - all at the same level - to illustrate how these document titles will become section headings, and how you can format them in one go. Formatting headings, level by level Within the Formatting tab...

Document titles serve many purposes. Document titles act as labels in the Binder for your text documents. They can be revealed in Scrivenings, providing a reminder as to what you intended as an outline. Document titles can become section headings in your exported manuscript. Use them to good effect! Labels in the Binder Although the document titles appear in the binder, and that's where the structure of your document is most apparent, you can also...

Chapter titles and numbering! Because Scrivener offers so much flexibility and gives you so many options to choose between, sometimes you may feel overwhelmed by it all. My advice is to leave the defaults as they are and, only if you feel the need to change something, should you start to explore what options are open to you. So, let's explore today's topic: Chapter titles and numbering ...