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Learn the most advanced features and workflows.
How to Delete or Rearrange script pages
Looking to rearrange or delete script pages? Here's what you need to know. Any pages which were Added or Inserted can be moved or deleted from within the Page Maker. These include Facing Pages, Sides, or pages that were Copied/Pasted. On
How do I use Master Edit Mode (DEBUG)?
Master Edit Mode (a.k.a DEBUG). Scriptation does not allow you to reorder and delete script pages by default. We rely on script pages being in the correct order so our note transferring algorithms can work effectively. However, we offer Master Edit Mode (a.k.a. DEBUG) that allows for page adjustments in certain circumstances. Before learning how to use DEBUG, it's helpful to first know how Scriptation understands Pages. There are two kinds of Pages: Native: These are the official
Hardware and Accessories
To make the most out of Scriptation, here's the hardware we recommend. iPad Pro 11 inch https://amzn.to/2ZKHGzV Wi-Fi vs. Cellular: Once installed, Scriptation is fully functional without a Wi-Fi or cellular connection, but in order to download or share files, a connection is required. Storage: PDF files don't take up much space, so the lowest storage is more than enoug
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
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
Using Multitasking for Split View and Slide Over on iPadOS
Learn to use your iPad's Multitasking feature with Scriptation Scriptation is fully compatible with iPad Multitasking, a feature which allows you to work on multiple apps simultaneously. There's two types of Multitasking. Split View: When 2 apps are side by side. Slide Over: When an app slides in front
Building custom icons to create overheads
How do I create personal icons for overheads and floor plans? Using Scriptation's advanced Annotation Tools, it's easy to combine Shapes and Text Boxes to create custom icons. Once built, you can then use the [Saved Annotations](/en/article/what-are-saved-annotations-and-how-do-i-
How do I transfer notes from sides into a master script?
I have notes on Sides. How do I transfer my annotations back into a master script? After taking notes on individual sides, many users like to compile all of their notes in a single master script. Scriptation's note transfer algorithm isn't really designed for this workflow, especially if the pages have been rearranged so that they are no longer in script order. The following details the best way to attempt this process, b
Using the Speak tool to hear your script
Using the Speak tool to hear your script read aloud Scriptation's Speak function provides the ability for your device to verbalize your script with the tap of a button. Here's how it works. Select the script text that you would like to be read aloud. On iPad or iPhone, press + drag with your finger or Apple Pencil. On Mac, use your mouse to click + drag, and then right click for more options. Tap Speak. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/60818aeea87170
How do I add alternate pages to my script?
Learn to add alternate pages into your script Before learning how to incorporate alternate pages, it's helpful to first understand how Scriptation understands pages in general. There are two kinds of pages: Native: These are the official script pages, in their imported order. Added / Inserted: These are pages that are added in or created manually. Such as Facing Pages, [Sides](/en/article/how-to-create-script-sides
How does Scriptation work with password protected files?
How does Scriptation work with password protected files? Scriptation is setup to provide secure access to password protected PDFs, so that every time an encrypted document is opened, a password needs to be entered.