Cards Widget & Mode

What does it do?

View your script like notecards. Each scene is a separate card. The content in your cards is identical to what you see in the Page view. Any edits made to cards will be visible in the Page view of the document. 

Open Cards Widget

The widget is intended to be used alongside the Page view. This will allow you to use the Cards widget to navigate through the script quickly.

  1. Select the cards icon in the left sidebar OR select the cards tab in the right widget panel
    1. This may change depending on your layout.
    2. For mobile layout, the cards icon is in the left sidebar
    3. For instructions on how to open the cards widget see Open a Widget.

Cards Widget

Rearrange Scenes

  1. Click and hold the card you would like to move
  2. Drag the card to the desired location
    1. This change will reflect in the Page view
    2. Scene numbering will automatically adjust

Focus on Specific Scene(s)

  1. Right-click or select the three-dot icon in the header on the card for a scene you would like to focus on
  2. Select Focus on card
  3. Check the box in the right corner of any additional cards
    1. The Page view will filter down to only those scenes 

Jump to a Scene in the Script

  1. Select the scene number or navigation arrow in the top right-hand corner of the card
    1. You will be taken to the scene where it is located in the script

OR

  1. Right-click or select the three-dot icon in the header on the card for the scene you would like to view
  2. Select Jump to card
    1. You will be taken to the scene where it is located in the script

View Outline Only

  1. Select the menu toggle (looks like an upside-down pyramid) to open the widget options
  2. Select Options
  3. Select Use outline mode
    1. This will filter the content down to sluglines (scene headings) and outline lines

View Scene Headings Only

Collapse the cards to view only the scene headings

  1. Select the menu toggle (looks like an upside-down pyramid) to open the widget options
  2. Select Options
  3. Select Only show card headers


Open Cards Mode

This mode contains the same content as the Cards widget but in a full-page view with additional options. Cards are in a left-to-right, vertically descending grid by default.

  1. From the editing area menu just above the page, select the mode drop-down.
    1. It will display as the view/mode you are currently in. 
  2. Select Cards

OR

  1. Go to Tools > Outliner
  2. Select Cards

Cards Mode

Rearrange Scenes

  1. Click and hold the card you would like to move
  2. Drag the card to the desired location
    1. This change will reflect in the Page view
    2. Scene numbering will automatically adjust

Group By Act

  1. Select Group By
  2. Select Act

Change View

  1. Select Group By
  2. Select desired view
    1. Wrap
    2. Columns
    3. Rows

Change Card Size

  1. Select Defaults
  2. Drag the Card height to the desired size
  3. Drag the Card width to the desired size

View Outline Only

  1. Select Options
  2. Select Use outline mode
    1. This will filter the content down to sluglines (scene headings) and outline lines

View Scene Headings Only

Collapse the cards to view only the scene headings

  1. Select Options
  2. Select Only show card headers

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