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Category: FD Writer - iPhone
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Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how can I turn the spell-check on or off?

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  If you have just opened the app, you will be on the Script List page; If you're already in a script, touch the Back command to go to the Script List page: On the Script List page, touch the Program Settings icon: Toggle the spell-check on or off:...
Orange arrow How do I access the backup scripts created by the Final Draft Writer for iPad / iPhone?

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  Version 2.0.2 of the Final Draft Writer app for iPad / iPhone automatically stores your last 100 successful saves. If you need to access one or more of these archived versions of your script: 1. From the Scripts list, touch the Application Settings at the upper left: 2. At the bottom of the ...
Orange arrow How do I get my script into the Final Draft Writer for iPhone?

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  1. Through email: a. Open the iPhone's Mail program; b. Touch the email with the script attached; c. Touch the script icon; d. Touch Open in Final Draft Writer. 2. Through iTunes filesharing: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4094 3. Through Dropbox: a. Open Final Draft Writer; b. Touch the plu...
Orange arrow Can the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone / iPad open a file written in FD 7 / 6 / 5?

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  No. These old versions of Final Draft use the .FDR file format, which is over 15 years old. The Writer and the Reader can only open .FDX files, which are created by FD 10 / 9 / 8. Information on upgrading to Final Draft 10 is HERE....
Orange arrow Why won't my script open in the Writer or Reader app?

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  Double-check to make sure that the script is an FDX file, created or last saved in Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8. The Writer and the Reader apps are not able to open any other kind of file -- not FDR (Final Draft 7 / 6 / 5), RTF, DOC, TXT, HTML or PDF files....
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Orange arrow When I try to open a script in the Final Draft Writer for iPad / iPhone, I'm not given the option to open it in FD Writer.

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  If this menu doesn't appear, it's probable that the script you're trying to open is not an FDX (Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8) file. Double-check to see if you're trying to open an FDR (Final Draft 7 / 6 / 5), PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC or other file type. The Final Draft Writer can only open FDX files....
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how do I save my script?

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  Saving is not done by the Writer app but by the iPhone's operating system; it's automatic and time-based. If you’re not sure if you want to keep what you’ve just done, make a copy of the script in the Script List view....
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone / iPad, when I’m on the Scripts List I get an alert that says "Conflict Copies Detected."

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  If a duplicate file has been created, the Writer app can't reliably determine which file it's synced to in your Dropbox folder. The remedy is to rename your local copy of the script to some other file name, such as "filename today's date. An alternative to this method is to access your Dropbox ac...
Orange arrow Does the Final Draft Writer for iPhone work on iOS 7 or older?

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  No, the iPhone app requires iOS 8....
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how do I use the Spellcheck?

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  If you're in a script, touch the left-pointing Back arrow at the upper left) to get to the Scripts List page: If you're on the Scripts List page, touch the Application Settings icon at the upper left: If it's not on, toggle the spellcheck on: Return to the script by touching Done at the up...
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how can I undo an action?

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  To undo something you've just done, shake the phone and then confirm that you want to undo....
Orange arrow n the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how does Revision Mode work?

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  Touch the Settings icon at the lower right: Swipe left to display the second Settings screen: and touch Revisions: Here you can toggle Revision mode on and off, show or hide the active revision set, view the collated script or show all revisions. You can also move to the next revision set ...
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer for the iPhone, how does revision mode work?

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  Touch the Tools icon at the upper right and touch Revisions. Here you can toggle Revision mode on and off, show or hide the active revision set, view the collated script or show all revisions. You can also move to the next revision set and display revised pages with the appropriate colored backgrou...
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how do I toggle case?

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  To change the casing of a word or a block of text, highlight it and touch the Settings icon at the lower right. Touch the Styles icon: Touch the Toggle Case icon: and it will be applied to the selection. Touch the script again and the Style window will disappear....
Orange arrow In the Final Draft Writer app for iPhone, how do I rebuild my SmartType list?

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  To update your SmartType list and remove non-working characters and locations, touch the Tools icon at the lower right: Touch SmartType: Choose Rebuild: The lists will be refreshed and any SmartType items that are not found in the script will be removed....

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