Is there a way to easily add a bunch of folders in bulk fashion, versus adding chapters and scene documents individually?
If there is, I haven’t figured it out. The use of templates would help a lot.
Thank you, Glen – do you mean I should use templates (I’d love to – haven’t figured out how), or that SmartEdit Writer should add them (I agree if so)?
No, there’s no quick way of adding folders in bulk. If you were importing a folder filled with Word documents and sub folders, these sub folders would be created as part of the import process. But there is no way of adding a batch of folders of applying a template structure to folders or scenes.
Is there a way to create an empty project, invoke it, and then rename it to something else? I haven’t been able to figure out any simple way to do that.
There’s no automated way to do this, but with a little manual intervention it can be done without much difficulty:
- In the Project Manager, create a new project with an obvious name: “TEMPLATE PROJECT” for example.
- Edit the project after it opens to contain all the folders, scenes and notes you require, then close the project
- To use this template, go back to the Project Manager, open the drop down menu next to the TEMPLATE PROJECT and select “Go to folder”
- This is the folder of the template project you just created. In Windows Explorer, go up a folder level and Copy/Paste the entire “TEMPLATE PROJECT” folder.
- Rename the folder to the new project name.
- Inside the new folder, double click the atomic.scribbler file to open the project
- Once the project opens, rename the project to the new project name, as you did with the folder.