Creating Collections for Quick Access to Related Files
In This Chapter
Working with the two types of collections
Changing a saved search collection to a standard collection
Changing a collection’s name
Deleting a collection
Using collections as containers
Viewing the Label and Status values in the Collections list
Collections in Scrivener aren’t for displaying that stockpile of ceramic elephants or your stash of half-smoked cigars from famous people. But the idea is similar. They’re a way to pull together files that are related in some way from various parts of your manuscript. You choose the relationship, whether it’s based on search criteria, storyline, setting, Status, or some other thread understood only by you.
A collection is a flat list of files — meaning the files aren’t organized hierarchically like they are in the Binder — that you can pull from anywhere in the ...