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by popcornflix
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: New writing font for monospace lovers...
Replies: 42
Views: 10180

Re: New writing font for monospace lovers...

The ONLY fonts I've found that work to this very narrow specification are the Courier Prime family. Other fonts that conform to the Screenwriting requirement of 12-point 10-pitch mono are: Courier Final Draft (from Final Draft) Courier MM Screenwriter (from Movie Magic Screenwriter) Courier Screenp...
by popcornflix
Mon May 14, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Tutorial for script writing?
Replies: 2
Views: 932

Re: Tutorial for script writing?

Have you read Section 19 (Scriptwriting) in the Scrivener manual? That's a good place to start.
by popcornflix
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?
Replies: 21
Views: 3154

Re: Adding TinderBox for Keeping Track of Things? Not really! Something else?

I use Scrivener occasionally for keeping track of things: not quite "project management" but simply to have documents (PDF, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and emails) at hand for writing occasional reports, such as an annual chairman's letter to shareholders or for following the construction...
by popcornflix
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: And Now For That Latte
Topic: in life, you want to know what is helpful, and what is more helpful than other things
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: in life, you want to know what is helpful, and what is more helpful than other things

Both are necessary. Here are best practices: • Read the overview, then read the features. • Download the app and try it for the free trial period. • Explore the User Guide, which is an interactive Scrivener Project. • Really try to write something with Scrivener, so you get a sense of how it fits to...
by popcornflix
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: Plot Alternatives
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: Plot Alternatives

Do I need to start a complete "Alternative Novel" in the Binder? Any guidance or suggestions greatly appreciated. Starting a second version in the Binder probably will work best. You start a new folder called something like "Alt Plot," and put duplicates of all your chapters int...
by popcornflix
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Fonts
Replies: 3
Views: 550

Re: Fonts

You can download Apple San Francisco here.
by popcornflix
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener used by Rian Johnson to write Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Re: Scrivener used by Rian Johnson to write Star Wars: The Last Jedi

My point was not about the quality of the movie.

I was happy for L&L that the writer/director of the biggest movie this year gave a shout-out to Scrivener in a room full of professional Screenwriters.
by popcornflix
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Feedback (Mac)
Topic: Scrivener used by Rian Johnson to write Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Scrivener used by Rian Johnson to write Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I was at a WGA screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi today (Dec.17) and writer/director Rian Johnson did a Q & A afterwards. One question was about how as a writer Rian had chosen to make a particular controversial plot decision. They asked if he developed the idea, or if it was a directive from...
by popcornflix
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: iPhone format brush
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Re: iPhone format brush

Yes, I know what the brush does, I just had trouble finding it.

Turns out its tucked off-screen in the keyboard toolbar. Thanks for the effort, though.
by popcornflix
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: iPhone format brush
Replies: 4
Views: 846

iPhone format brush

I want to change a font on Scrivener iPhone. What has become of the format brush? Tutorial says to click in the text of the editor window and tool bar will change and reveal format brush. It does change, but no brush.

How do I change fonts on the iPhone?

Thanks!
by popcornflix
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: The ability to password protect individual projects
Replies: 17
Views: 4686

Re: The ability to password protect individual projects

Since .scriv files on the Mac are packages, password protecting them isn't really an effective security measure. Anyone with a little motivation and knowledge would just open the package and look at the RTF files inside without even opening Scrivener. If you're concerned about the security or privac...
by popcornflix
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Screenplay step-outline - Can you show a runtime for scenes?
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: Screenplay step-outline - Can you show a runtime for scenes?

If you can't get it sorted out to your satisfaction, here's a simpler solution.

I know that I tend to write scenes that are 2-3 pages long. (A few may be 1 page, but mostly, 2-3 pages.) So I limit myself to 48 scenes in my first draft, which makes my draft fall between 96-120 pages.

HTH
by popcornflix
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Best principles for brainstorming highly ambiguous and complex project
Replies: 10
Views: 1626

Re: Best principles for brainstorming highly ambiguous and complex project

There's an interesting new iPad app called IdeaBoost that might be worth looking into.

Also, DevonThink. This is kind of like your own personal Evernote. It lets you capture, tag and file every idea you have. Fo;ks use it for very complex projects.
by popcornflix
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Wrap text
Replies: 36
Views: 5023

Re: Wrap text

Also a KM user here.

Could you please post a link to the macro palette you made for Scrivener? It would saveme the trouble of reverse engineering it.
by popcornflix
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Using Scrivener
Topic: New writing font for monospace lovers...
Replies: 42
Views: 10180

Re: New writing font for monospace lovers...

Just in case any screenwriters are reading this, you need to use a 12-point, 10-pitch mono font for screenplays. Otherwise, your page count will be off.