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dimkanovikov 10-08-2017 11:52 PM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Hey yo! We have another article with information on how to use the mobile version of the program! In the future update of the mobile version, this help article will be integrated directly into the application.

dimkanovikov 11-10-2017 04:29 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters

For a long time we did not have news, and updates even longer :) So, I want to say that the next version of KIT Scenarist 0.7.2 beta 1 is available for download!

The first beta includes bug fixes and improvements to the functionality of the research module, as well as the dialog for initial setting of the application (the dialog will be displayed only after the first application launch).

New features and improvements:
added dialog for initial setting of the application;
added the ability to export research documents to a PDF file (Menu - Export - Export research);
when you import a project from the KITSP file, not only the script text is imported now, but all the research data;
added the ability to set the default font for the research text documents;
in text documents, added the ability to reset the text style (additional button on the toolbar of the text editor);
added the ability to save a mind map to an image file;
optimized application work with images (now projects with a lot of images will work much faster);
a power consumption of the program on hybrid video cards in Mac OS X was optimized;
added the translation of the program into Hebrew with the corresponding adaptation of the interface (now there are several problems with the interface layout from the right-to-left (statistics, settings, cursor), they will be fixed in future versions);
added spell checking dictionaries for Hebrew and Polish;
finalization templates for the Final Draft screenplay.

Fixed bugs:
fixed problem with the program crash when double-clicking on a project from the list of recent ones;
fixed the problem with updating the name of the current project in the list of recent projects when it is changed;
fixed the problem with jumps of text cursor when changing the name of the research document;
fixed a bug in the text editor, with losing text style (bold, italic, underline) after changing the font size;
another error of mental maps was corrected, which caused the application to crash;
fixed crash when working with projects with a large number of photos;
fixed errors in importing scripts from the FDX format.

The next beta will include bug fixes and updates of the cards module.

Once again I want to express my gratitude to you, friends. Thank you for your participation, for reporting errors, suggesting improvements, praising and scolding the program, for telling friends and acquaintances about it, and for joking about it so cute (hello Valery)! This is very important for the project, for its development, and of course, personally for me! Thank you very much!

dimkanovikov 11-12-2017 11:13 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Guys, hello!

Did you not expect!? And we are here for the next beta! KIT Scenarist 0.7.2 beta 2 is ready!

It included improvements of the cards module, as well as the correction of a couple of shortcomings from the previous beta:
added the ability to arrange cards in the columns;
fixed bug in the appearance of cards/scenes that can not be deleted;
fixed the problem of knocking down the number of cards;
fixed the problem of adding 5 or more acts;
fixed the problem with displaying empty acts after the application restart;
added check before saving, which look at the amount of available free space on the computer, and, in case of its lack, a warning message will now be displayed that there may be problems with saving.

And also fixed the problems that occurred in the previous version:
fixed the problem with the cursor jump to the beginning of a text document in development;
fixed a problem with blinking the scrollbar.

The next beta probably will not be so fast, but it will include the improvements of the script editor module.

But still, see you soon, friends!;)

dimkanovikov 01-16-2018 09:30 PM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Hello, everybody! We have finally returned to work on the mobile version of the program and the first update is ready.

So, the update includes the following improvements and fixes:
the core of application has been updated to the latest version (in accordance with the latest stable version of the desktop version);
a help page with information on how to use the mobile version is added to the menu;
fixed bug with the fact that the bottom panel with styles did not always show;
fixed crash when renaming a cloud project.

More improvements will come later!;)

P.S. Yes, yes... we remember that in our mobile version there are still problems with keyboard extensions, external keyboards and selecting/copying/pasting text ... Even cat Alexander found a couple of bugs in the iOS version... Therefore, now we will just concentrate on correcting them and bringing the mobile version to the most stable state! Thank you all for the feedback!

dimkanovikov 01-19-2018 01:34 PM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Finally! Finally, I finished this article about synchronizing projects between different devices in different ways! Hooray!:)

If someone is interested in reading, then it's here. And at the same time, it changed the help section a little, now every article will have an abstract and the number of comments to it. You can see it right here.

dimkanovikov 01-23-2018 01:48 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Hello! Today we have a small update of KIT Scenarist 0.7.2 beta 5.

And it included:
the opportunity to extend the subscription to the cloud service through PayPal is added;
fixed the problem with the email address validator when registering, authorizing and sharing a project with a collaborator;
translation of the program into Polish has been added

I wish you fruitful day, guys!

dimkanovikov 02-06-2018 12:03 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Salute! Today is Tuesday and we have the next episode of the rubric #filmedbyusersscreenplays! And today we have a guest Jose Luis Mora with his short film "Susan".

And of course, do not forget to share the works shot according to your scripts, friends!

dimkanovikov 02-12-2018 08:23 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Hello comrades!

The new update of the mobile version KIT Scenarist 1.2.2 arrived!

Fixed problems with the external keyboard (input project name, display panel with styles);
added standard features for working with text (text selection, copy, paste);
the way of scaling the text of the script was changed - now the font size is set in the settings;
now, when exporting to different formats, unused parameters will be hidden;
added the ability to number dialogues in both the script editor and export;
added a button to update the list of projects from the cloud;
fixed problems with the broken geometry of the export tab and menu;
fixed problems with virtual keyboard work on Android;
the appearance of the application has been slightly improved.

In the nearest plans for the mobile version - the implementation of the opportunity to work with reviewer notes.

App Store -
Google Play -

P.S. Apple, as usual, still checking the app, we expect that it will be published today or tomorrow.

dimkanovikov 02-13-2018 08:04 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Salute, my friends! Today is the new post of our #filmedbyusersscreenplays series with "Vera" movie teaser which was filmed by Andrey Gubin's screenplay. The movie will be released soon in 2018, so, we wish them luck!

Are you didn't send information about films shot by your scripts yet? It's time to catch up, guys!:) Please, let us know about your works. It is a great motivation for us to make the app better when we see results of our collaboration and it is awesome!

dimkanovikov 03-14-2018 06:39 AM

Re: Open source software for screenwriters
Hi guys.

Today we release KIT Scenarist 0.7.2 beta 6! In it, for the most part, some of the problems of previous versions were fixed and there are practically no major innovations. To be precise, the update includes:
the application menu has been improved. Now, in addition to the basic actions on projects, a user's personal cabinet located on top;
the user's avatar is now displayed in the new personal cabinet. Avatars are downloaded from the (if you do not have an avatar in this service, then your avatar will be Alexander the cat);
the "About the program" dialog has been added;
added the ability to transfer a local project to the cloud in one click (new button to the right of the project name on the start page);
added the ability to import scripts from the desktop version of Celtx;
improved display of the auxiliary panel in the Zen mode - now it will not appear from the slightest touch of the mouse or touchpad;
in Zen mode, the display of statistical information about the script was added: duration and counters of pages/words/symbols;
the page duration calculation has been reworked. Now it will be correctly calculated for any template;
now when you select a block style from the quick formatting panel, the cursor will return to the script editor;
the method of removing characters in paragraphs has been improved;
contents of the non-printable blocks and folder headers/footers are now skipped when counting words and symbols;
improved interaction with the cloud service and fixed a number of problems when synchronizing projects;
fixed the problem with blocks margins when exporting the script to DOCX-files for Hebrew;
fixed the problem with the fall of the program when copying text documents into the research;
fixed the problem with dialogues numbers on top of the page when exporting to PDF;
fixed a bug with empty characters names in the reports;
improved working with the German alphabet;
fixed a problem with previewing the script after the program was launched.
The next beta will be the last in version 0.7.2 and after it will be released we will freeze the addition of new features and concentrate on improvements of the current functionality of the program.

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