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by qwrules
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: How to include act and scene numbers when compiling in US script format?
Replies: 0
Views: 68

How to include act and scene numbers when compiling in US script format?

Searching the forum, I found the thread 'Not exporting Act & Scene numbers to Final Draft’ which distinguished between projects created in v2 and v3, which may be the cause of my issue. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the answer to there, though, [url][/url]so here goes: I have a project created i...
by qwrules
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

IT HELPED!!!!!!!

Thank you SO much. I hope I have learned not just how to do this specific thing but also how to navigate Compile with a bit more confidence. It's still a monster, but maybe not quite a T. Rex any more.[/u]

Really appreciate your patience and perseverance.
by qwrules
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

Amber, I created a custom layout because I thought that’s what the instructions were telling me to do. Would life be simpler if I deleted it and went back to the default layout? I can’t believe I am finding something as simple as changing a font size so complicated. Jo, thanks for the gif. I’ve watc...
by qwrules
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

You’re quite right; the Separators pane is a separate issue. I asked about that only because the first thing I did when trying to solve my problem was to consult the Manual and various forum threads and found numerous mentions of it there. I was worried that it might be important and I couldn’t find...
by qwrules
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

Thank you for this, Jo. What I don’t see here is how to alter the words ‘Rataplan and Mizzle’ and ‘Scene’. I understand that I would need to do this in a setting somewhere rather than her on the page, but I scoured the manual without being able to come up with an answer--indeed, without even being a...
by qwrules
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

Amber, it was kind of you to respond, but I am too stupid to understand what you wrote. I did manage to find and open the separators pane. So that’s a start. But then I tried to understand chapter 24 and it’s just words dancing on a page. I didn’t manage to find any explanation of how to edit the he...
by qwrules
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Change format of ‘Chapter number and text'

I have selected ‘chapter number and text’ for my chapter headings. The font is huge and there is no space between the number and the title. Is there any way to edit this? Also, the manual and various forum answers refer to the ‘separators pane’ in Compile. I’ve clicked on everything I can see in Com...
by qwrules
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: smart quotes stop working
Replies: 6
Views: 732

Re: smart quotes stop working

Thank you!
by qwrules
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: smart quotes stop working
Replies: 6
Views: 732

Re: smart quotes stop working

That’s very helpful. Thank you. And if I ever do find something that fixes it I will contact you as soon as I finish my happy dance.
by qwrules
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: smart quotes stop working
Replies: 6
Views: 732

Re: smart quotes stop working

Ah, that’s a real shame. I’ve had this problem for years; it used to be intermittent but it is becoming a consistent problem, hence my enquiry. I sincerely hope it doesn’t deteriorate further as it might eventually become a dealbreaker. I don’t know what ‘in the text engine’ means--not that it matte...
by qwrules
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Technical Support (Mac)
Topic: smart quotes stop working
Replies: 6
Views: 732

smart quotes stop working

I have ‘smart quotes’ selected in Substitutions, and when I open Scrivener and start a work session the smart quotes work just fine to start with. But after a while--today, about an hour--they stop working and Scrivener reverts to straight quotes. The only method that seems to fix this problem is qu...
by qwrules
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Bug Hunt (Mac)
Topic: Script settings lost after installing 3.01
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

Re: Script settings lost after installing 3.01

I have managed to restore Scriptwriting mode to the documents, which is a huge relief. The greying-out is still present, but I have discovered that I am suffering from partial greying-out in Safari and Word as well (and probably elsewhere too). This makes me think there is something more serious goi...
by qwrules
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Bug Hunt (Mac)
Topic: Script settings lost after installing 3.01
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

Re: Script settings lost after installing 3.01

Thank you for these replies. I am only working with documents in in my draft--all text-only documents that were performing quite happily as screenplay documents before I ran the update.. Oddly, there was one scene I removed from the draft yesterday (before installing the update) and placed in anothe...
by qwrules
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Bug Hunt (Mac)
Topic: Script settings lost after installing 3.01
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

Re: Script settings lost after installing 3.01

But Script Mode is greyed out. A number of other items are also greyed out, such as Merge and Move to Trash, Redo, Cut and Copy.As far as I can see I have no access anywhere to any script format settings.
by qwrules
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Bug Hunt (Mac)
Topic: Script settings lost after installing 3.01
Replies: 7
Views: 1563

Re: Script settings lost after installing 3.01

I forgot the most serious part.When I click on the little round symbol in the bottom right of the Editor to change the settings back to script, something else pops up instead--a dialogue box for project targets. And in the Format menu, Script Settings is greyed out and the drop-down list on Change E...