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This is the third of a series of posts introducing the topic of messaging in Scrivener Aand today's post is all about comments. Essentially, there are four options for messaging: 1 Annotations 2 Footnotes 3 Comments 4 Project and document notes Depending on what you are trying to achieve, choosing the best of these could make life easier for you in the long run, so learning about all four makes sense. What are comments? Comments...

This is the second of a series of posts introducing the topic of messaging in Scrivener And today's post is all about footnotes. Essentially, there are four options for messaging: 1 Annotations 2 Footnotes 3 Comments 4 Project and document notes Depending on what you are trying to achieve, choosing the best of these could make life easier for you in the long run, so learning about all four makes sense. What are footnotes? Traditionally,...

This is the first of a series of posts introducing the topic of messaging in Scrivener. And today's post is all about annotations. Essentially, there are four options for messaging: 1 Annotations 2 Footnotes 3 Comments 4 Project and document notes Depending on what you are trying to achieve, choosing the best of these could make life easier for you in the long run, so learning about all four makes sense. What are annotations? Annotations...

Collaborative working. In my case, initially, that means me-today trying to collaborate with me-yonks-ago. Let me explain! I’ve finished NaNoWriMo for another year and put that effort aside. I won’t start editing again until February at the earliest. Even then, I’ll probably work on one of my backlog of NaNo novels rather than the current one. Because I pick up and put down novels – and have several on the go at the same...

Welcome, Patsy Collins! My nag buddy, Patsy, is no stranger to RedPenners. And she has been my guest on this blog before, back in April 2016. As I'm currently focusing on formatting, I asked Patsy to share her thoughts on this topic, particularly as she's just published a new collection of short stories: No Family Secrets.   Don't you just love the cover? Inside are 25 stories dedicated to her 10 cousins.   Have you noticed how,...

The ruler features in onscreen formatting, that is when you are writing or editing your text, and in page formatting within the Compile / Formatting pane. The two rulers are not linked. So you can set onscreen formatting to suit you while working on the manuscript, and set (different) page formatting for export purposes. The ruler can appear at the top of a document, or be hidden. Select Format / Show Ruler to...