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What if I have feedback or suggestions about the app?
Have some thoughts? Encounter an issue? Think you have an idea for a new feature?
Can I delete or rearrange script pages?
Looking to rearrange or delete script pages? Here's what you need to know. Any pages that were Inserted or Added manually can be moved or deleted from within the Page Maker. These include Facing Pages, Sides, or pages that were [Copied/Pasted](/en/article/how-to-copy-and-paste-pages-with-the-page-maker-1m36bl1
How does Scriptation work with Final Draft?
How does Scriptation interface with my writing program? Scriptation is a PDF annotation app, so it doesn't actually need to connect to any writing application such as Final Draft, WriterDuet, Celtx, etc. When exporting your script from a writing program, just make sure that the PDF shows the revision pages in color. Additionally, if you are using a separate [watermarking](/en/article/how-does-scriptat
Getting a new iPad
I just got a new iPad! How can I move everything over to my new device? Congrats on the new device! There's just a few steps you need to take to ensure a seamless transition to your new iPad. On your old iPad's home screen, tap Apple Settings. Tap Your Name, on the top left. Tap iCloud. Under the Apps Using iCloud heading, you will see iCloud Backup. Che
How do I export my script?
Whether you want to send notes to your team or just email them to yourself, Scriptation has options. Press the Share icon on the Top Toolbar to open a menu of sharing options. From this drop down, you can make selections about specific pages, or even adjust how the Annotations are shared. After you have made your selec
How does Scriptation handle watermarks?
My script has a watermark. Will Scriptation still work? Absolutely! Scriptation is optimized to handle scripts and the script revision process, so things will still run smoothly with any properly created watermark. Tips for successful watermarks: Watermarks should be a Vector image, not Text. The watermarked PDF must be exported as Non-Flattened. Commonly used software like Final Draft and Adobe, or documen
How can I edit script text or dialogue?
Can I edit script text in Scriptation? Well... Not really. We don't think writers would like that very much! However, if you want to "edit" script text, this article details a workaround for creating a Text Box with an opaque white background - in the same font as your existing script - and dragging the new line on top of the old line. Here's how to do it: Let's say we'd like to edit the line circled in blue, "What happened to the old pages? !(https://storage.crisp.chat/user
How can I print my script?
Printing your script is easy, and can be done from right within Scriptation. The first step to printing your file is making sure that your Layers are set how you would like them to be printed. On the Top Toolbar, tap the Layers icon. The Layer that you are currently working in is denoted with the pencil icon, and will print in full color. Layer(s) viewed in the bac
The order of my scenes / acts changed in the new draft!
What happens when scenes get moved around? Will my notes still transfer? Scriptation is able to recognize when scenes get Added or Deleted. In this case, transfering your notes should work without issue. But if a scene Shifts to another place in the document, Acts Flip, or your show gets Reordered the current transfer algorithm will likely think that any scenes that have strayed from the original order have been dele
Are there educational discounts for students or school groups?
Film school student? University class group? Here's how educational discounts work. For schools groups looking for 10+ activations, we are happy to offer a 30% academic discount through Scriptation Team. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org from a .edu email address, and we'd be happy to send you a promo code! What's Next What is the pricing / cost for Scriptation? [What is the Page Maker
Can I import annotations from apps other than Scriptation?
Can I markup a script in another app, and then import into Scriptation? Yes! Perhaps you just discovered Scriptation, and have a PDF full of annotations made in another program. If that's the case, it's easy to import your script and get started. However, just keep in mind that Scriptation is optimized to work with annotations made within Scriptation, and as a result, some annotations made in other programs (like PDF Expert, GoodNo
Can I have multiple accounts on the same device?
Is it possible to have multiple Scriptation accounts active on one device? Only one account can be active on a device at any given time. For Individuals, Scriptation is connected to either an Apple ID or Microsoft Account, not a dedicated username and password. To change accounts, a user would need to log out of their personal Apple ID or [Microsoft Account](https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/sign-out-of-office-5a20dc11-47e9-4b6f-94
How do I import music into my script?
Looking to import music into your script? There are three ways to do it. Whether it be sheet music, live audio clips, or links to recorded music files, your script is ready to receive them all. 1. Sheet Music With your script file open, also open your Sheet Music PDF. Use the Page Maker to Copy & Paste Pages of music directly into your script. You can then use the [Move Pages](/en/article/how-to-add-and-move
Is my personal data private within Scriptation?
Learn more about app privacy within Scriptation Scriptation takes your personal privacy extremely seriously. Through Apple's developer infrastructure, we collect a minimal amount of completely anonymous data that allows us to continue providing a successful and functional app. We collect three (and only three) pieces of data... Identifiers: Anonymous Device IDs, as assigned by Apple, are a necessity of App Store subscriptions. In no way can be this ID be traced back to you per
Are my files secure with Scriptation?
Are my files safe within Scriptation? We completely understand just how important file security is. Many of our users are working under NDAs, and on content-sensitive productions, where file security is of the utmost important. Rest assured in knowing that Scriptation does not have access to any PDF files you annotate or read within the app. It doesn't matter whether the file is saved on your device or in the cloud - we can not access it. This is because we are one of the only digital
How do I hide the How To toolbar?
Looking to hide the How To toolbar? It's easy. Tap the File Browser. At the bottom of the window, tap Settings. From within the Preferences heading, toggle on the switch for **
How do I check which Apple ID is logged into my device?
Need to check which Apple ID is logged into your device? On any Apple device, all of your subscriptions are linked through your Apple ID. iPad / iPhone Tap the Apple Settings icon, from your device's home screen. Tap on Your Name/Photo in the upper left corner. The email address at the top of the right window is the Apple ID that is currently logged in to your devi
Does Scriptation automatically recognize scenes?
Does Scriptation automatically recognize scenes? Scriptation does not automatically recognize scene names or numbers upon import of a script, but there are two existing tools that may help you easily navigate between scenes. Bookmarks: Using Bookmarks allows you to easily mark the tops of scenes, or certain pages you'd like to refer to again. Your Bookmar
Can I create a breakdown in Scriptation?
Can I create a breakdown in Scriptation? Scriptation is an advanced PDF annotator optimized for note taking and note transfer with scripts, and is not currently designed to generate breakdowns, summary sheets, or shoot schedules. However it's easy to import PDF breakdowns created in other programs, to take notes on
I'm a Script Supervisor. Can I line my script in Scriptation?
Can I use Scriptation for script lining? Yes! With Scriptation you can create lining notes just like you would with a pen and paper. Using customizable annotation tools like lines, text boxes and stamps, any traditional workflow can be replicated within the app. One of the biggest advantages
Can I transfer notes with a One Liner schedule?
Does Scriptation work with One Liners? Yes! While Scriptation is optimized for note taking and note transfer with scripts, you can easily import a PDF one-liner, to take notes on it alongside your script and other production documents. And anytime a new schedule is distributed, you can [transfer](/en/article/ho
How do I enable automatic app updates?
How do I enable automatic app updates? It's always best to be running the most current version of Scriptation, since we regularly make improvements to the app. iPhone / iPad Go to Apple Settings menu. Under the App Store heading, make sure App Updates is toggled on. Mac Go to the App Store. In the Top Toolbar, click App Store. Under the **Preference