How do you import files into Scrivener? Laura Bergells shows you how to import text files such as Microsoft Word or .rtf documents into your Scrivener project.
- [Instructor] Before I discovered Scrivener,…I had already written the first few scripts…for my crisis communication course in Microsoft Word.…That's a pretty typical thing to do.…I'll bet a lot of writers have a bunch of little documents…and fragments of ideas scattered all over the place.…So, let me show you…how to import word processing files into Scrivener…so that your writing life will be easier to manage.…First, I'm going to go to the binder.…I'm going to select the first section,…Understanding Crisis Response.…
That's because that's where I want…to add those first few scripts.…Next, I'll select File,…and then Import, and then Files.…You can import text files like Word documents,…text, and RTF files into the draft section of your binder.…Here, you can see that other files are gray,…like this JPEG file, for example,…or this Scrivener template file.…
This means I can't import them into the binder.…But I can select those Word files.…I see the two that I want, Defining Crisis,…and I'll hold down my Command key…
- 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 Appropriate for all
InDesign: Creating Long Documentswith Mike Rankin4h 23m 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
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