Finally working on a short story and I need a transitioning scenes. Like when you read a book and you see a gap or a few *** to indicate a break. Can Dabble do it for you or do I need to apply it myself?
When writing short stories I create a book called Short Stories. Then I have a chapter for each story, into which I add the scenes. Dabble automatically places *** between each scene. Then when I’m finished I export just that chapter with the chapter number not used and the chapter title as the short story title.
Hope that helps.
And in case you’re not sure how to create new scenes, check out Creating New Content | Dabble Help Center.
Dabble will automatically parse hash marks on paste as new scenes. I just needed to split an overlong scene in two separate I typed a hash mark on a new line at the break point, cut the whole document, pasted it and… Voilà it was now two scenes just as I wanted.
Not as quick as a split shortcut but this was on an android tablet so it wouldn’t have worked anyway.
Hi there, I just posted a new topic, but maybe you can help. I am trying to do exactly this. I’ve pasted in several chapters from a past writing software I used, and it did this automatically. I was very excited to see that! However, I’ve been test-typing a chapter and added the single # mark, and nothing. I’ve cut and pasted it directly back in, and nothing. The only way it wants to do this for me is if I paste it into a separate window and then paste it back, and then it separates it. Am I missing something? /
No, we added an Import on Paste feature which is what did that to start. We still need to make this easier with right-click or Ctrl Enter or something helpful. Sorry it isn’t there yet!
Thanks so much for responding. It definitely did help with the importing!