Change available section types

This may be a silly question but I can’t figure it out…

On my previous book (which I successfully compiled to publish all ebook formats and paperback) I was able to select section titles when compiling that includes front matter, chapter, etc.

On my current book, the only options available to me when compiling are heading, subheading, and section.

Both projects are Non-Fiction Format. How do I get the full range of section types?

Here are screenshots.
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Was the previous book created in Scrivener 2? The default list of Section Types reflects Scrivener’s best guess about the project structure. The conversion from the Scrivener 2 to the Scrivener 3 Compile command often caused a proliferation of Section Types.

In any case, you can edit the list either via the Project → Project Settings → Section Types pane, or via the dropdown list in the Metadata Inspector tab.

As a general rule, I would recommend keeping the list fairly short, only making a new Section Type for sections that will require clearly different formatting.


Thanks Katherine! Very interesting. The first book was created in Scrivener 3, as is this one. Only difference is this project originated on a different Mac (running Scrivener 3).