Page View?

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Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:53 am Post

I love using Scrivener for screenplays, but it's hard to tell where the page breaks will be. Especially when I'm writing for page-limited competition, I have to export my project multiple times to get the count right. Is Page View implemented in the Windows version somewhere and I just haven't found it, or will it be in V3? Thanks!

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Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:14 pm Post

Yeah if you wish to chance using the beta, you will be able to get a first look at the feature. It’s not, strictly speaking, a layout tool though. In a program like Word the text is printed into your screen the way it will print on paper, and in Scrivener the way it prints can be entirely different as its more a text editor than a word processor. The Page View feature is thus more useful as an aesthetic option rather than a tool for figuring out precisely how many inches down and across a word will appear on page 183.
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