How do you use footnotes and comments within Scrivener? What's the difference between an inline footnote and regular footnote? Laura Bergells shows you what each look like and how they work.
- [Instructor] Until I started using Scrivener,…dealing with footnotes, comments, and annotations…was something of a hassle, but Scrivener's Inspector panel,…coupled with colorful inline annotations and borders,…makes the process easier to manage.…Let me quickly show you to display differences…between comments, inline annotations, footnotes,…and inline footnotes.…First, make sure your Inspector is open,…and we do that by clicking the eye to the upper right.…Next, make sure that the last icon is selected.…
This is your Comments & Footnotes area.…Next, let's take a look at these four sentences.…I'll insert a footnote, comment, or annotation,…depending on the sentence.…For a comment, I'll place my cursor…at the end of the sentence.…Next, I'll select Insert, and then Comment.…Immediately, in the Inspector panel,…we get a comment notation,…and I can type in whatever I like here.…
I can even get rid of my name and my timestamp if I wish.…Next, let's look at inline annotation.…Once again, I'll place my cursor at the end of the sentence.…
- 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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4. Write Your Project
5. Review and Edit Your Project
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