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Wish-lists: Scrivener for Thesis Writing

I’m getting ready for a year of blogging Scrivener for Thesis Writing and have a good stock of Scrivener for Thesis Writing posts in the pipeline. But I’m also wondering for those already writing your thesis (either in Scrivener or … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Project and Document Notes

One of the tricky aspects of writing a thesis is that you have to bring together a huge amount of information in a way that no-one has done before. This may involve learning about writing as you write it, incorporating … Continue reading

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Scrivener For Thesis Writing: Setting Writing Targets

This is one of my favourite features of Scrivener. Actually known as ‘project targets’, Scrivener allows you to set word count targets for the overall project [thesis] and sub-sections within. With this feature you can set a word target for each … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Bibliographic Software [Endnote]

It is possible to use Scrivener and bibliographic software. I’m most familiar with Endnote, so this tutorial will focus on Endnote, though I’m sure that you could adapt it to other software. Note: Scrivener does not do CWYW – it … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Backing Up, Snapshots & Compiling

You’ve probably heard it a million times, but you need backups. There is nothing more tragic than a lost thesis due to software failure /hardware failure/loss/theft (ok, there are more tragic things and Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers is one … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Setting Up a Thesis Structure importing from Word

This post will cover importing and working from a Microsoft Word document that you’ve already started. Before proceeding I highly recommend that you’ve downloaded Scrivener and spent a few hours undertaking the Interactive Tutorial and/or watched some Literature and Latte … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Setting Up a Thesis Structure using Scrivener Template

Here we are at the beginning. Before proceeding I highly recommend that you’ve downloaded Scrivener and spent a few hours undertaking the Interactive Tutorial and/or watched some Literature and Latte YouTubes (at least watch the Introduction one). This will give … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Post 1 Intentions and Topics

Interested in using Scrivener software for Thesis Writing? Know that it could be good but not sure just how good? This series of blog posts is for you! Continue reading

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Scrivener: Compile vs Export

Scrivener has several options for getting your work out of Scrivener and into other formats.  However- there are key differences between compile and export. Compile:  does what it’s name suggests – it takes all the little pieces that you’ve written … Continue reading

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Creating a Search from Keywords in Scrivener [2 of 2]

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