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Marking up scripts, customizing annotations, and organizing notes.
Inserting Photos and Images into your script
Maybe you have reference photos for a specific shot or a floor plan for a set. With Scriptation, you can insert them into your script.
Text Highlight vs Highlighting with the Marker
Diving into the two ways to highlight your scripts.
How do I erase or delete an annotation?
How to use the Eraser Tool or Delete annotations.
How do I use Sticky Notes?
With Scriptation's Stickies feature, you can tap to insert collapsible notes within your script.
How can I draw lines, arrows and shapes?
How to draw lines, arrows, circles, and squares in your script.
I can't find some of my Annotation Tools
Some of my tools are missing from the Annotation Toolbar.
What are Saved Annotations and how do I use them?
Saved Annotations allow you to save notes, so you don't have to create the same annotation again and again Saved Annotations is a powerful Industry Pro feature for saving custom stamps, drawings, markings, shapes, text notes, and images/photos for easy use throughout your script
Free Write or Draw
Use a stylus or your finger to write or draw with the ink and highlighter tools. Using Scriptation's Drawing or Freeform Highlight tool, you can write or draw just like a pen and paper, using an Apple Pencil, your finger, or on macOS, your mouse. Drawing $
How do I use Stamps, and create Custom Stamps?
Scriptation comes loaded with many Stamps, plus the freedom to design your own! Inserting Stamps Stamps can be found on the Annotation Toolbar by tapping the Stamp icon. By tapping any of the existing stamp designs, the selected stamp automatically loads to the center of your page. Once inserted, you can tap + drag to move the stamp
How to Undo and Redo Actions
How to go back an action or move forward.
Typing Notes with Text Boxes and Callouts
Bad handwriting? No problem. We've got Text Boxes! The Text tool can be found on the Annotation Bar, and allows you to enter a text box anywhere within your script. Start by tapping the Text icon. Then tap a spot in your script where you'd like the text to be. The keyboard will automatically load on mobile devices. From the
How do I use the Text Marking tools? (Highlight, Underline, Squiggle and Strikethrough)
Let's learn how to use Highlight, Underline, Squiggle, and Strikethrough. There are 4 text marking tools on the Annotation Bar. Each tool is designed to work in straight lines and corresponds to script text. Let's take a look at each one.
Using Scribble on iPad
Speed up your note taking with Scribble, the handwriting to text converter for iPadOS 14+. Scriptation is fully compatible with Scribble, Apple's powerful new feature which offers a whole new way to work with handwritten notes. Users can now to write within any text field — where it will automatically be converted to typed text — making annotation tools like [Text Boxes](/en/article/typing-notes-into-your-scri
What are Bookmarks and how can I use them?
Bookmarking pages really helps to navigate through quickly. Bookmarking the top of every scene, or any specific page allows you to easily find that spot again.
How to use Siri to dictate notes
Can I use Siri to dictate notes with Scriptation? Yes! For iOS and Mac users, Apple's Siri can be used to automatically turn your voice into text. Siri can be used with Scriptation's Text Boxes, Sticky Notes, and Attached Notes on any annotation. Let's start by using Siri with a Text Box. On the Annotation Bar, ta
How to hyperlink to audio, video, websites, and pages
Creating a hyperlink within your script makes connecting to content a breeze. With Scriptation, it's easy to create a link to another page within your script, as well as any outside content like a website, cloud file, audio clip, or reference video. To get started creating a link, select the script text you'd like to link to. Then on the pop up bar, tap the Link icon.
How to add audio clips to your script
Want to capture sound or make a recording within your script? It's easy, with Audio Clips. Using Audio Clips is a great way to take notes in a meeting when information is coming in faster than you can write it down. It's also a terrific way to make a quick reference recording of sounds or music. And the best part... Audio clips move with all of your other notes to your new script when you use Note Transfer.
How do I create Color Presets?
Looking to create Color Presets? It's easy with the Style Palette. While marking up documents, you might want to use a color coding system to manage your notes, or maybe you just like a certain aesthetic. While using Annotation tools such as text marking, typing, free draw
How to copy and paste annotations?
Once annotations are made, it's easy to utilize copy and paste. Copying and Pasting annotations is a simple time saving feature, and can be very helpful with: Duplicating an annotation. (Want to reference it again and again? Consider making it a Saved Annotation.) Retrieving Deleted Annotations after a Note Transfer. Moving Annotati
Outline: Viewing and Searching your Annotations
A fully searchable list of all your Annotations? Welcome to Outline. With your script marked up, and all of your notes taken, it really helps to be able to see all of your annotations in one place. It's even more efficient to be able to search those notes using keywords and phrases. Start by tapping the Outline icon (the open book) on the Top Menu. In the dropdown menu, the left tab shows the [Bookmarks](/en/article/what-are-bookma
Group and Merge notes with the Selection tool
Combine multiple annotations with the Selection tool With the Selection tool, a page of full notes taken individually can easily be joined into one annotation. This can be tremendously helpful if you are looking to Move, Copy/Paste, Delete, or Resize multiple related notes. The Selection Tool also allows for two slightly different, but related tasks: Group: Combines multiple _types
How can I use Attached Notes?
What are Attached Notes, and how can I use them? Attached Notes are user-added notes that are connected to any annotation, such as Shapes, Stamps, Images, Audio Recordings, and more. The power of Attached Notes is in keeping certain notes hidden, as well as preventing your script from getting cluttered. The Attached Note lives inside a discreet yellow sticky, and transfers as part of the annotation it is attached to. !(https://storage
How do I insert a graphic as a custom stamp?
Learn to insert a graphic template as your own custom stamp Using Saved Annotations, it's easy to create a graphic in another program, and save that image within Scriptation for use across all of your scripts. iPad / iPhone Open your graphic template outside of Scriptation.
Can I sync my Custom Stamps and Saved Annotations across devices?
Can I sync my Custom Stamps and Saved Annotations across all of my devices? Saved Annotations are currently only available on the device that they are saved on. But there's a workaround to share them to your other devices! Here's what you need to do. Open any PDF file, and insert all of your Saved Annotations into that file. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/60818aeea8717000/img487ce47d92b4
Can I customize the toolbar?
Is it possible to customize the annotation toolbar? We know how useful it would be to prioritize which annotation tools were showing on your toolbar, perhaps in order of personal preference or ranked by frequency of use. While this isn't a feature we currently have, it's something we hope to add down the line! =) What's Next How to hyperlink to audio, video, websites, and pages [What are Layers and how do I use
Can I rotate pages, shapes, or notes?
Can I rotate my pages or annotations? Rotating Pages It is not currently possible to rotate pages, or change page orientation from landscape / portrait, as doing so would adversely affect the ability to transfer notes. We recommend setting up your pages prior to the import into Scriptation. As a workaround for page orientation, take a screencap of your page, and rota