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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's guide
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
List of Recommended Books on Screenwriting and Productions and Online Resources
Celtx's New Web Look and Smartphone Apps
Future Development of Celtx

Time for action - starting a new sketch


We have two ways of creating a new Sketch, which are as follows:

  1. 1. First, open a project (new or already in progress) and look in the Project Library in the upper-left quadrant of the Celtx screen. Sketch is included by default, as shown in the following screenshot:

  2. 2. The following steps show the second method for creating a new sketch:

    • Click on File at the very upper-left of the Celtx main window

    • On the drop-down menu, choose Add Item...

    • Click on Sketch and then click on OK, as shown in the following screenshot:

What just happened?

The new Sketch is added to the Project Library window. If one was already there (likely since it is by default), you now have two with the same name. No problem; simply right-click on one of them, choose Rename, and change its name. We can also delete or duplicate a Sketch this way.

To open the main Sketch Tool window from anywhere in a Celtx project, double-click on the name of the Sketch in the Project Library.

In the case of...