Musical Score View

For completed manuscripts I would love to be able to see a horizontal view of the story, like a musical score. On the horizontal axis, the chapter flow. And on the vertical axis, the “depth” of chapters and scenes. Such a tool could help authors see the overall pacing of the story in one timeline-like view. If individual scenes could be color coded for the relative intensity or emotional “temperature,” that might add another dimension as well.

You may find Aeon Timeline useful: (It has links, technical and historical, with Scrivener.)

Also, you can use the Label for your documents to color code them. The colors will show up according to your choices in the View->Use Label Color In menu.