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Orange arrow How can I save my FD8 script as a template? (Mac)

  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: Basic Functions

Orange arrow I try to Save As and keep my same file name, but I get a message that the file is marked read-only.

  This is a safety feature designed to prevent users from overwriting a master file over a network. You can't save as the same name as the open file in the same location. You can either change the file name or save it to a different location....
Posted in: Basic Functions

Orange arrow How can I keep the text formatted in the body of an e-mail message?

  With the file open in Final Draft, go to File > Export; Select Rich Text Format (RTF) under Format (Mac) or Save As Type (Win); Save the file; Open the RTF file in Microsoft Word or another word processing program that recognizes RTF; Highlight all of the text; Go to Edit > Copy and then...
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Orange arrow I need to e-mail part of my Final Draft script as a Word file.

  Create a new Final Draft document; Copy and paste the pages you want to e-mail into the new document; Go to File > Export and change Files of Type or Format to RTF; Name the file; Click Save. These steps will save the pages as an RTF file that can be opened in Word....

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