How do you export files in Scrivener? What kinds of files can you export? Laura Bergells shows you a few ways to get both written work and outlines out of Scrivener.
- [Instructor] How do you get your work out of Scrivener?…Let's take a look at the different kinds of files…you can export without compiling.…First, you can export your Scrivener outline as a CSV file…that you can open in your favorite spreadsheet program.…First, let's select Draft…and then select Outline Mode.…Next, select File, Export,…and Outliner Contents as CSV.…You could open this file in a text editor…or your favorite spreadsheet program…and that's just one way to export a file.…
For our second file export,…let's try exporting one Scrivener document…into a common word processing file.…I am going to select one document from my binder…and next I'll select File, Export, and then Files.…You can see that Scrivener defaults to naming my file…whatever I called it in the binder,…in this case welcome.…I could always change it if I'd like, I don't,…so next I'll select my location…and I'll save it to my desktop.…
And next, I'll go down to where it says Export Text File As…and here, you can see a wealth of different files…
- Navigating the interface
- Creating a new project
- Merging documents
- Keeping track of characters and locations
- Exploring writing tools
- Managing footnotes, comments, and annotations
- Reviewing project and text statistics
- Exporting files
- Compiling as an ebook using presets
- Tips for sharing your work
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1. Navigate Scrivener
2. Plan a New Project
3. Research Your Project
4. Write Your Project
5. Review and Edit Your Project
6. Share Your Work
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