Hello, friends!

Did you know that today is Random Acts of Kindness Day? Same for us :)

On such an occasion, we just couldn't leave you without an update, so today we are releasing Story Architect 0.6.0 update with the ability to export character profiles and other improvements.

Exporting character profiles

Yes, guys, finally you will get the long awaited ability to upload character profiles and share them with the world!

It works in the standard way - open character profile - menu - export - choose the format in which you want to save the profile (PDF or DOCX) - customize export settings and go ahead.

Please note - blank fields are not included in the exported document. One more thing - we don't know how to embed pictures in DOCX files yet (but we will definitely learn how to do it in future versions), so adding photos is available only when exporting to PDF.

Similarly, you can export a list of characters. To do this, open the relationship map - menu - export - select the characters you want to include in the document, their parameters - and go! :)

If you want to change the order of the characters, you can do it just by rearranging them in the project navigator.

Other improvements

One of the most important improvements was a fix for an old problem with duplicating editor's notes when exporting a script (and other types of documents) in DOCX format, if a comment or discussion did not refer to text within a single paragraph, but instead captured multiple paragraphs. No more doubles, no matter what text the note refers to!

Another important addition was the ability to customize hotkeys for any of the application's text modules, not just the script. Go to Settings - Hotkeys and customize the app to suit your habits.

In addition, there were a few other tweaks:

  • a check for sufficient amount of credits before generating a synopsis is added;
  • import of documents from DOCX format is slightly improved;
  • export of documents in DOCX format for Arabic and Hebrew is improved;
  • wording of messages about locked modules is improved;
  • now when saving images of character/location relationship maps or cards, a small frame is added to make the saved image more visually pleasing;
  • a problem with reloading the cloud project structure, when losing/gaining connection to the server, is fixed (it returned to the state it was in when opening the project);
  • a problem with restoring cursor position when opening cloud projects is fixed;
  • a problem with exporting title page with custom fonts to PDF is fixed;
  • problems in application behavior when authorizing in the application during preconfiguration is fixed;
  • a problem with displaying text field for selecting the path to save new projects is fixed;
  • other small improvements to the application internals

P.S. If you ask why it took us so long to release the update, we'll answer - it's because some guys from the industry came and asked us to think about one special project. The result is STARC AI, which can create a project presentation and even more from a single file with script text.

Join our community of users & activate your free access to PRO & TEAM versions of Story Architect! We invite you to download and try all the functions for free and give us your feedback. Let's make the best software for writers together!