Display Layouts

There are five fully customizable layouts. Each layout is loaded with a specific set of menus and widgets to help create a foundation for your customizable workspace. Explore these templates for yourself to find the one that best suits your workflow.  

To learn more about how to create a custom workspace, see Customize Your Workspace.

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Layout Default Elements

Every layout will have these elements by default. These elements are not customizable and will be present at all times. 

  • Main Editing Area - Where you will view and edit your Page (script, book, novel, etc.), Cards, and Mind Map. 
  • Document Tab - When you have multiple docs and projects open, you can toggle between them using these tabs. The project name will only appear in the tab name if more than one project is open.
  • Editing Area Menu - View options and shortcuts to tools and features such as Dark Mode, Ruler, Filter, History, Share, and more.
  • Expand/Collapse Side Panel - The right widget panel can be collapsed and expanded when needed. 
  • Menu Toggle - This icon appears in multiple locations throughout all layouts. It will show or hide a menu. In this instance, it will show or hide the Editing Area Menu.



Simplified Layout

The diagram below shows the default for the layout. The layout is fully customizable.

  • Sidebar - Visible in multiple layouts. Here you will find quick access to frequently used features. This element is fully customizable.
  • Left Widget Panel - When you select an icon tab in the Sidebar, the widget(s) will appear here. Most widget panels contain more than one widget. Select the icon for the widget that is open to collapse the widget panel. This panel is fully customizable.



Classic Layout

The diagram below shows the default for the layout. The layout is fully customizable.

  • Main Menu - Access all of the tools and features you will need.
  • Line Types Widget - Fine all of the template line types in this handy widget.
  • Toolbar Widget - Fully customizable widget with over 30 toolbar icon options. To customize your Toolbar, see Customize Toolbar Icons.
  • Shortcuts - These icons/buttons will give you quick access to useful features (from left to right)
    • Title Page - Quick access to your Title Page for editing.
    • Save Icon - Hovering over the icon will show the last save online and offline. Selecting will generate a save based on your backup settings. 
    • Notifications Bell - A red dot will appear on the icon when you have a new notification. Selecting will open your notifications list.
    • Portfolio - A shortcut to your portfolio.
    • User Icon - Selecting this icon will give you access to your user account, settings, logout, and more.
  • Widget Tabs - Widget Panels can contain multiple widgets. 
  • Right Widget Panel - When you select a tab at the top of the panel, it will open a collection of widgets here. Most widget panels contain more than one widget. This panel is fully customizable.



Hybrid Layout

Hybrid is a good mix of the Simplified and Classic Layouts. The diagram below shows the default for the layout. The layout is fully customizable.

  • Main Menu - Access all of the tools and features you will need.
  • Sidebar - Visible in multiple layouts. Here you will find quick access to frequently used features. This element is fully customizable.
  • Left Widget Panel - When you select an icon tab from the Sidebar, the widget will appear here. Most widget panels contain more than one widget. This panel is fully customizable.
  • Shortcuts - These icons/buttons will give you quick access to useful features (from left to right)
    • Title Page - Quick access to your Title Page for editing.
    • Save Icon - Hovering over the icon will show the last save online and offline. Selecting will generate a save based on your backup settings. 
    • Notifications Bell - A red dot will appear on the icon when you have a new notification. Selecting will open your notifications list.
    • Portfolio - A shortcut to your portfolio.
    • User Icon - Selecting this icon will give you access to your user account, settings, logout, and more.



Custom Layout

The diagram below shows the default for the layout. The layout is fully customizable.

  • Main Menu - Access all of the tools and features you will need.
  • Shortcuts - These icons/buttons will give you quick access to useful features (from left to right)
    • Title Page - Quick access to your Title Page for editing.
    • Save Icon - Hovering over the icon will show the last save online and offline. Selecting will generate a save based on your backup settings. 
    • Notifications Bell - A red dot will appear on the icon when you have a new notification. Selecting will open your notifications list.
    • Portfolio - A shortcut to your portfolio.
    • User Icon - Selecting this icon will give you access to your user account, settings, logout, and more.



Focus Layout

The diagram below shows the default for the layout. The layout is fully customizable.



Mobile Layout

This layout is for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The layout cannot be altered. 

  • Open/Close Sidebar - The sidebar is collapsible.
  • Line Types/Tools Widget - For quick access, Line Types and Tools can be accessed at the top of the layout. They can still be found in the sidebar, as well. 
  • Switch Widget - Selecting this will switch between the Line Types and Tools widgets at the top.
  • Sidebar - Visible in multiple layouts. Here you will find quick access to frequently used features.
  • Widget Panel - When you select an icon tab from the Sidebar, the widget will appear here. Most widget panels contain more than one widget.