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Orange arrow How do I import a script from Celtx?

  To import a script from Celtx: Open the script in Celtx; Go to Actions > Export to Text; The text file will automatically be saved to your Downloads folder; Quit or minimize/hide Celtx and open Final Draft; Go to File > Open. Navigate the Open dialogue box to look in the Downloa...
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Orange arrow Importing a script from another program such as Word.

  Scripts written in other programs (such as Word) can be opened in Final Draft software in a few easy steps. Open the script in the program in which it was created; Choose the Desktop as the save-to location and from the Save as Type or Format dropdown menu, choose Plain Text, Text Only or ASCII...
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Orange arrow I have Final Draft 10/ 9 / 8 for Windows and it doesn't see the scripts I wrote in an earlier version of Final Draft.

  Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8 defaults to only looking for newer FDX files. It doesn't know you want it to look for the older Final Draft file format, FDR. Open Final Draft 10 / 9 / 8; Go to File > Open; At the bottom of the Open window, adjust the Files of Type dropdown menu to Final Draft 5-7 Do...
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Orange arrow When I paste a large document into Final Draft, it freezes.

  Final Draft isn't frozen and it hasn't crashed. Pasting in a large document requires that every page be recalculated and this can take some time. After you paste the material in, give the program a few minutes to do its job. When it's done you'll be able to resume your work. IMPORTANT: Do NOT past...
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