Scrivener 1.51 is now available. This is a minor update to Scrivener 1.50, mainly a bug-fix release. The major new feature, however, is that Scrivener can now import and export the new FDX format of Final Draft 8, which was also released today.
The full change list is as follows:
• Scrivener supports Final Draft 8’s FDX format, which is now Final Draft’s default file format. This is by far the best way of transferring scripts between Scrivener and Final Draft.
• Underlining bug in full screen: in certain circumstances underlines and strike throughs in full screen would not respect the full screen font colour.
• Highlight bug: when creating a new document after using arbitrary highlight, text typed into the new document would be highlighted too.
• Crash on close Tiger bug: certain projects would crash when closed on Tiger.
• Fixed bug whereby if preferences had straight quotes set for typographer’s quotes Compile Draft would crash if “Straighten Typographer’s Quotes” was selected.
• Fixed bug where edits to items in corkboard or outliner would not be saved if the project was closed while an item was being edited.
• Fixed bug whereby dragging list of keywords from document keywords list to editor would create a list of the first keyword repeated over and over again.
• Trial period less unintentionally generous. Previously, the trial gave 30 x 24 hours of use, which meant at a few hours a day it could last for months. Now it should hopefully only last thirty non-consecutive days (thirty days of actual use) as intended!
All the best,