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Questions about production process, workflow, and more.
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 seperate [watermarking](/en/article/how-does-scriptat
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. With your PDF in hand, it's easy to import your script, and get to work making notes. Tips for successful watermarks: Watermarks should be a Vecto
How do I export my script?
Whether you want to send your notes to your team or just export the file for yourself, Scriptation has options. Press the Share button on the Top Menu to open a drop down menu of options for exporting your document. From this drop down menu, you can make selections about specific pages, or even adjust how the Annotations are shared.
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
How can I edit script text?
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 red, "What happened to the old pages? !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users
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, then Your Name. Under the Apps Using iCloud heading, you should see iCloud Back-up. Check that it is toggled ON. If you tap
How can I print my script?
Printing your script is easy, and can be done right within Scriptation. Before you get ready to Print your file, make sure that you have the correct Layers turned on. On the Top Toolbar, just tap the Layers icon. Then tap Show/Hide. The icon will denote which Layers will be visible on the printout. The current working layer is the one that is
Can I rearrange, remove or delete 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
Are there educational discounts for students or school groups?
Film school student? University class group? Here's how educational discounts work. School Groups For schools groups looking for 10+ activations, we are happy to offer a 30% academic discount through Scriptation Team. Just email email@example.com from a .edu email address, and we'd be happy to send you a promo code! Individuals Apple doesn't allow us to discount individual [Industry Pro](/en/article/what-is-scriptation-industry-pr
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 a time. For Individuals, Scriptation is connected to either an Apple ID or Microsoft Account, not a dedicated username and password. To change accounts, an 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-945d-478cb6
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