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Scrivener For Dummies by Gwen Hernandez

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Working with Scrivener Items

After you populate your project with documents and folders (as discussed in the preceding sections), you may eventually want to change things: names, locations, and the organizational hierarchy. This section shows you how to rename, move, group, split, and merge items, as well as change their icons.

Renaming an item

Anything in the Binder can be renamed, regardless of level or type. You have three simple options for renaming an item:

check.png Right-click the item and select Rename from the contextual menu that appears. Type the desired name when the current name is highlighted.

check.png Select the item to rename, and then press the Esc key (on a Mac) or the F2 key (for Windows). The current name is highlighted, ready for you to type over it.

check.png Double-click the item to select the title, and then type the desired name.

Moving Binder items

Part of the power of Scrivener is that it gives you the ability to easily rearrange your documents and folders. You can either drag and drop an item or use the contextual menu to choose a new location.

Dragging and dropping

Dragging and dropping is probably the quickest and most common method for moving items in the Binder. Simply click and ...

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