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Unlink old scrivener projects/events

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:38:07 GMT

Hi! I have a fairly complex workflow, that involves submitting scripts in Final Draft, getting producer notes, and importing the final draft document back into scrivener for revisions. I then create a new draft folder for the current revision, which I do in Scrivener. This means that I regularly need to unlink-re-link scrivener documents to timeline events. There doesn't seem to be an easy way to do this in bulk-- I can find the deleted documents in the inspector window for the event, and then unlink it, but it's kind of cumbersome. Am I missing something? Is there any way to select all the events and say "unlink" so I can start again? On a related note-- when I first set up Aeon I created a test scrivener project to figure out how the program works. Documents from this project are showing up as linked to my timeline events. I can't unlink them, since the project no longer exists. How do I make these "ghost" links go away? Thank you!

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:53:42 GMT

Wait! I figured it out! For anybody else who is struggling, just find the old documents in the binder pane, select them in bulk, right click and hit "unlink". The reason it wasn't working for me is that if your selection includes a document that has never been linked, or is ignored, the "unlink" option doesn't appear in the context menu. I'm still looking for a way to unlink events from that ghost project... ☹️

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:06:36 GMT

Hi, If you want to delete all the syncing information from an old Scrivener project, go to Sync->Manage Projects. This will open a pop-up window that will show all the Scrivener projects you have synced with the timeline file. If you click the red minus button next to your old project, this will delete all the syncing information from the timeline file related to that project. Jess

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:45:22 GMT

I meant to thank you for this tidbit. Sorry that I never did! It will make my life much easier moving forward.