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Scrivener For Dummies by Gwen Hernandez

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Changing Revision Mode Colors

Not a fan of the default revision color scheme used by Scrivener? In that case, you can modify the colors to suit your taste — but keep a couple of things in mind before doing so:

check.png If you change the colors used, any previously applied revision markings are no longer associated with that revision level. So, if you change First Revision from red to yellow, red text isn’t converted to regular text when you remove revisions, nor can you find that text by using the Revision Color setting in the Formatting Finder (although you can search for Colored Text, instead). Refer to the “Finding Revisions” section, earlier in this chapter, for more on the Formatting Finder.

check.png If you’re using Revision Mode with a partner who also uses Scrivener and you change your colors, the revision features don’t work properly when you exchange projects. You must either both use the standard colors or both choose exactly the same set of colors.

tip.eps To ensure you and your writing partner are using the same palette, you can share your Revision mode colors — and all other preferences. Choose Scrivener⇒Preferences to open the Preferences window. From any tab, click the Manage button at the bottom ...

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