Tag: FD9
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Orange arrow How can I save my FD10 / 9 script as a template? (Mac)

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  To watch a how-to video, click HERE. NOTE that this video shows Final Draft 9, but the process and the commands are the same in Final Draft 10. Go to File > Export and give the file a different name, just to be on the safe side; If you want any text to appear in the template, leave it. If y...
Posted in: Basic Functions
Tagged: template, FDX, FD9


Orange arrow In Final Draft on Windows, the left margin is correct in the .fdx file but is too small when I save as PDF.

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  Close Final Draft, if it's open. Windows 10: In the Start menu, right-click on the Final Draft menu item; Choose Run as Administrator. Windows 8: On the Start screen, right-click on the Final Draft tile (if it's there); Choose Run as Administrator. OR On the Start screen, type "Fi...
Posted in: PDF
Tagged: FD8, FD9


Orange arrow When I install Final Draft, I get a message stating that Final Draft can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

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  You will need to temporarily adjust a Mac system setting to allow the installation. Go to System Preferences; Choose Security and Privacy; Click the General tab; If necessary, click the lock icon in the lower left corner and enter your Mac password; Choose Anywhere; Run the Final Draft inst...
Orange arrow In Final Draft 9, why did Speech Control stop in the middle of my script?

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  Check the line on which Speech Control stopped and make sure that isn't blank. If it is, delete that blank line and save the file. Then run the Speech Control again. If you are having trouble finding blank lines, go to View > Invisibles. This will display the non-printing formatting marks ("inv...
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Orange arrow I upgraded to Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) and now Final Draft 9 crashes when I try to create a PDF.

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  If you have a version of Final Draft older than 9.0.4 installed on computer that has been upgraded to Yosemite, you may encounter this issue. To see which version you have, open Final Draft and go to Help > Get Help (9.0.6 and later) or Help > Customer Support (9.0.5 and earlier). If you do ...
Tagged: PDF, crash, FD9


Orange arrow How can I save my FD10 / 9 script as a template? (Windows)

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  To save a script as a template so you don't have to reconfigure a new blank script every time: Go to File > Save As and give the file a different name, just to be on the safe side; If you want any text to appear in the template, leave it. If you want your new template to be blank, delete all...
Posted in: Formatting
Tagged: template, FD9



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