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Private Projects — By default, Plotbot projects are publicly viewable, and will show up in Project Search. In Project Settings, you can set the participation level of members who join your project, to...

on 12/24/2012

Create a Screenplay — Creating a project in Plotbot is a simple process that walks you through the steps necessary to set the parameters of your screenplay. Let your potential collaborators know all the...

on 11/30/2012

Find a Screenplay — There are many ways to find a screenplay in Plotbot via our Screenplay Search page, which is always accessible at http://www.plotbot.com/projects/search. As you narrow your search...

on 07/03/2012

Changing Elements — Clicking on any element reopens it for you to edit. Any changes you make are saved as a new version of the element. Clicking an element open gives you the option to delete an...

on 06/03/2012

Facebook: connecting your account — You can now log into Plotbot using your Facebook account. If you sign out of Plotbot, when you sign in again you'll see a Facebook button which will allow you to connect your account...

on 05/20/2012

REVERSE — Why is my screenplay writing in reverse? Everytime I type something new, it goes ABOVE the last line instead of below. What is going on?

on 01/21/2012

How do I change my password — If you've forgotten or would like to change your password, follow this link and we'll send you an email that will let you reset it.

on 09/22/2011

Tab key doesn't work on the android Asus transformer — Instead of changing between slugline, action and dialogue, hitting the tab key on the keyboard dock of the Asus Transformer tablet (which is running android) sends me to the comment...

on 08/02/2011

Applying a License to Your Project (Copyright) — All Rights Reserved The copyright of the project is always reserved by the contributors to the project. To reserve all rights to a project, the project creator can explicitly state...

on 04/26/2011

Screenplay Elements — Elements are the individual building blocks of your screenplay, and are broken down into three major types: the slugline, action, and dialogue. Sluglines Sluglines tell you...

on 04/28/2010

Font size — Is there a way to make the font size bigger? I find it's quite a bit smaller than most screenplay font and this could really come in handy for me since I'm using this program for a...

on 03/18/2010

How do I invite a friend to my project? — If your project is private, there are lots of ways to invite your friends. On your project home page, you'll see an "invite URL". Copy that link and send it to your friend however...

on 02/22/2010

How do I join an invitation? — I have been invited to join a screenplay but when i log in i cannot locate where to access the invitation.

on 02/22/2010

title here — message here

on 01/06/2010

Restoring Previous Versions of an Element — Plotbot displays the number of versions of an element to the right of the text. Clicking on this link or the change indicator will open up a view of all previous versions of an...

on 06/14/2009

Outline — The Outline is your screenplay's treatment. This is where you let your readers and fellow writers know what your screenplay is about - a summation of all that is to come. Your...

on 08/15/2008

Project Settings — By following the Settings link from your Screenplay’s Project Home Page, you’ll see there are many more options for customizing your project and setting some ground rules. You...

on 08/08/2008

Why use scenes at all? — A couple of reasons we encourage using the scene tool: - Keep things manageable! - Determining rough scene summaries based on your outline can help keep things manageable and help...

on 07/17/2008

Setting a project type — You can set your project type, as well as a number of other options, on your project settings page, which is found on the right side of the sub-menu (below the tabs) on all project...

on 05/29/2008

Is Plotbot free? — Yes. Plotbot is free. We may introduce a paid plan in the future, but you will not have to pay to do anything that you can do right now as a beta user. We do not claim any ownership...

on 05/28/2008

How many scenes should I have? — You can create as many scenes as you'd like or think you need - but Plotbot does encourage you to keep your scenes short. Don't be afraid of having a lot of scenes - this makes it...

on 05/26/2008

Hey! Why doesn’t my Mac tab correctly while I’m writing? — Macs don't automatically tab between text windows and buttons, which makes the workflow a little more difficult and mouse-heavy, since you'll have to use your mouse to hit Submit....

on 05/26/2008

What software do I need to install to write screenplays with Plotbot? — You don't need to install anything. All you need is a web browser.

on 05/26/2008

What browsers does Plotbot work in? — Plotbot has been tested to work effectively in Firefox 2 and 3 for both PC and the Mac, the most recent version of Safari, and IE 6 and 7 for the PC.

on 05/26/2008

So, Anybody Can Join My Project? — We have private and public projects. Private projects can only be viewed or joined by people you invite. If your project isn't private, any registered user of Plotbot can join, but...

on 05/26/2008

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