Shaxpir Feature Ideas

What features would you like to see added to Shaxpir?

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  1. Outline

    Would be great to be able to paste in an outline for each chapter beneath the photos in the side panel. It would allow the writer to reference their outline while writing.

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    • Find and Replace

      After a few chapters, I decided the name I chose for my MC didn't fit her as well as something else, but there's no find and replace to change all the previous versions of her name. Will have to do it afterwards.

      13 votes
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      • 25 votes
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        • I’d like to be able to use it in my phone. I have it in my laptop and absolutely love it.

          I love Shaxpir on my laptop, but sometimes I get ideas whenever I’m out and about. It would be good to be able to use the phone to write.

          11 votes
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          • UK English as a language option. The spell check keeps highlighting the UK spelling of words. (EG. Colour/color.)

            Add different language options on the spellcheck so I don't have a ton of highlighted errors that aren't actually errors.

            20 votes
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            • Word frequency analyser

              This would help writers not repeat pet phrases too much.

              22 votes
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              • inetrgrate with prowriting aid

                Please inetegrate with prowriting aid, as a a plug in, or allow prowriting aid to work with Shaxpir files, like it does with scivenver and word. Thank you.

                7 votes
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                • Word count

                  It would be useful to see the word count total so far. For example, if I'm on chapter six and click on chapter 3, it would tell me 15,000/30,000 words.

                  18 votes
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                  • I'd like to have Shaxpir in Spanish

                    I would be really happy to have this program in the language I write in. It'd be even more useful and I'd be able to use all the features to their 100%

                    4 votes
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                    • export

                      Why are the export lacking so much? I mean, I get we need to try to keep it as simple as possible... but... so much post editing would be required by your tool that it makes it virtually unusable?

                      I think indie-authors will just publish a ton of books with Red Chapter headings because they aren't going to pay a formatter / type-setter to do this stuff.

                      I'm guessing this tool is expecting its authors to find a formatter / type-setter to clean it all up... or?

                      There are like zero tools that make compiling / formatting dead simple... would…

                      10 votes
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                      • 1 & 2-way Connections

                        2 way connections. Connecting A to B will also connect B to A. Maybe a setting that user can choose between to be able to do both 1 way or 2 way connections.

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                        • Ability to duplicate parts (Ex. Folders, Characters, Places, Notes)

                          If using a general template for organizing ideas within parts, it would help to duplicate an empty template so you don't need to create the same parts and copy-paste the content every single time, especially if you have a large folder of empty templates.

                          17 votes
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                          • Remember Password

                            Allow setting to "Remember Me" on on individual machine, so you don't have to re-type password every time you fire up the software.

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                            • Disabling Sync

                              It would be great to be able to use this product in offline mode exclusively, for those users who don't want any of their writing on your servers.

                              21 votes
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                              • Total word count per part.

                                I would like to be able to click on a Part and see the total word count of chapters within that Part, rather than having to add it up manually.

                                11 votes
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                                • keyboard shortcuts

                                  keyboard shortcuts for standard operations like creating a new document are very important. Quite apart from assuaging the demands of old keyboard warriors like me, it's much more accessible than mouse navigation.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Integration with Grammarly

                                    While I'm all for you improving your existing spelling and grammar check, I'd love to have the option to integrate with my existing grammarly account so I get the manuscript grammar checking I'm used to, so it already incorporates my grammarly custom dictionary, and so that I grammarly does it's wonderful tracking!

                                    31 votes
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                                    • Custom Themes

                                      Please give us the ability to create our own themes. Additionally, being able to share and download other's themes would be great. At present, none of the prepackaged themes are very conducive to writing for me- they don't really follow any "good for reading" or "good for writing" visual rules, are too bright or too stark for my eyes. I would much rather just control what's good for my eyes nyself.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Accents and Macrons

                                        I am not entirely sure whether or not this is already a feature, and if it is...I can not figure out how to use it.
                                        I believe we should be able to type letters with accents or macrons.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • way to not count notes or character profiles in total word count

                                          I would like a way to not count the words in notes or character profiles so that there is a more accurate count for the words in the book. Other programs have this feature and it is nice to know what is actually in your manuscript, and not just disjointed ideas for the story

                                          9 votes
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