Export a Document

What does it do?

Ready to print your work? Want to export so you can view your content in another program? Easily export your document in PDF format or a variety of other file formats.

If you are working in the browser, exports will download based on your browser's download settings.

If you are exporting to your hard drive on the desktop app, you will be prompted to select the file path of the export.

If you are exporting to your hard drive on the mobile app or browser, exports will save based on your devices download and file saving settings. 


Quick PDF Export 

  1. Select File > Export Default PDF
    1. The Title Page will export with the Default Document by default. Change this setting through Customize > PDF
    2. To export the Title Page with a document other than the Default Document, see steps below.


Export a PDF

Export a PDF of any document with the title page, revisions only, specific pages, specific scenes, or selected lines.

  1. Select File > Export OR select the Export tool in the Tools widget
  2. As needed, change the filename
  3. Select PDF from the file type options
  4. Select the desired PDF Options
    1. Default - will export what is currently visible on the page
    2. Include notes - will export what is visible, as well as Outline and Notes lines
    3. Revised pages only - will export only pages that contain revisions. Viewing revisions must be on. 
    4. Specific pages - will export only the selected pages
      1. Enter desired page numbers separated by commas or use a dash for consecutive pages
    5. Specific scenes - will export only the selected scenes
      1. Enter desired scene numbers separated by commas or use a dash for consecutive pages
      2. To keep scenes on their respective page numbers, check the box for Preserve page numbers
  5. Select the desired Content Options
    1. All lines - will export all line types, including Outline and Note lines
    2. Selected lines - will export only lines selected on page
    3. Visible lines - will export only the lines that are visible on the page
  6. Drag documents to rearrange the order, include, or removed 
    1. All document will export into the same file
    2. The Title Page will export with the Default Document by default. Move it to Do Not Include to remove it from the export. 
  7. Select the Storage location
    1. Hard Drive
    2. Email
      1. Sent to your email by default. Enter multiple emails separated by commas.
    3. External Cloud Drive
  8. Select Export


Export a Document/Project

Export any document with the title page, with notes, or only selected lines.

  1. Select File > Export OR select the Export tool in the Tools widget
  2. As needed, change the filename
  3. Select the desired file type
    1. WriterDuet (.wdz), WriterDuet Template with Content (.wdt.), PDFFinal Draft (.fdx), Final Draft w/o Notes (.fdx), Fountain (.fountain), Celtx (.celtx), Docx (.docx), Rich Text Format (.rtf), Text (.txt), HTML (.html), Comma-separated (.csv), JSON (.json)
    2. For PDF options, see above section: Export PDF
  4. Select the desired Content Options
    1. All lines - will export all line types, including Outline and Note lines
    2. Selected lines - will export only lines selected on page
    3. Visible lines - will export only the lines that are visible on the page
  5. Drag documents to rearrange the order, include, or removed 
    1. All document will export into the same file
    2. The Title Page will export with the Default Document by default. Move it to Do Not Include to remove it from the export. 
  6. Select the Storage location
    1. Hard Drive
    2. Email
      1. Sent to your email by default. Enter multiple emails separated by commas.
    3. External Cloud Drive
  7. Select Export

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