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
Skill Level Beginner
MadCap Flare 12 Essential Trainingwith Neil Perlin3h 37m Beginner
Word 2013: Creating Long Documentswith Maria Langer3h 19m Intermediate
InDesign: Creating Long Documentswith Mike Rankin4h 30m Intermediate
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
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.