How do you use the Scrivener research folder? Laura Bergells shows you how to import files into the research folder. She also shows you how to use the research folder to take notes.
- [Instructor] Before Scribner, I might have research…scattered all over the place.…An Evernote file here, a webpage there,…something on Google Drive,…a picture of a thing on Dropbox.…That kind of chaos is pretty messy.…So let's take a look at how to use Scribner…to put your research files within reach as you work…on a long document.…First, let's look down at almost the end of the binder…where you'll see your research folder.…
You can open this folder with one click.…Now let's take a look at how you can add…all kinds of helpful materials to the research folder.…Let's say for example you want to add a photo.…There are a number of ways to accomplish this…but one of the easiest is just to drag and drop…whatever file you want directly into your research folder.…Here I'll take an image from my exercise files…and simply drag it to my research folder.…If I really don't want it,…I can easily get rid of it or any other bit…of research by clicking on it in the binder…and then hitting Trash.…
If I decide I really need it later…
- 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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