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Scrivener For Dummies by Gwen Hernandez

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Printing Index Cards

Did you just get a little giddy when you saw that you could print your index cards? Yes, you can print index cards, and you can even do it without leaving the Corkboard. Index cards are set up to work with Avery Perforated Index Card stock, but you can print them on plain paper or card stock, and then cut them out, if desired.

Follow these steps to move your virtual index cards into the physical world:

1. Go to FilePage Setup.

The Page Setup window appears.

2. In the Settings drop-down list, select Scrivener.

The window changes to a list of margin settings.

3. Click Options.

The Print Options window appears.

4. Click Index Cards in the center row of buttons.

The window displays Index Card print options, as shown in Figure 8-9. The sample index card in the top half of the window reflects the options chosen in the bottom half. Here are the options:

Include Titles: Prints the document title at the top of each card.

Include Card Numbers: Numbers the cards by their order in the hierarchy.

Ignore Cards with Titles Only: If this option is selected, Scrivener prints only cards that contain Synopsis text.

Highlight Titles with Label Color: Adds the Label value color to the title of the card.

Include Keywords: Adds underlined keywords below the title.

Print Cutting Guides: Adds dotted lines and corner marks around each card for easier cutting.

Force Landscape Orientation: When this option is selected, the cards print on the paper in landscape ...

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