Shaxpir Feature Ideas

  1. 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.

    63 votes
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  2. Proper handling of Em and En dash, Ellipses.

    Please add the above so that I don't have to paste in Google docs to get the em dash, then paste back into Shaxpir.

    18 votes
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  3. World building Tool

    I'm a new user to Shaxpir and I think it's great. But I think for all of the fantasy writers out there myself included you could add a world building tool in the future. I'm using Notebook ai and have considered using others but I don't want to have different accounts for using different tools. I think it would be great to use one thing that has everything a writer needs.

    8 votes
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  4. British English.

    Add British English as an option. Or at least the option to add words so I can stop the underlines below BE words without having to turn off the spell-checker completely.

    I really love this application, and this is the one thing that doesn't work for me.

    22 votes
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  5. 4 votes
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  6. 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.

    52 votes
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  7. 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.

    33 votes
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  8. 67 votes
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  9. Select Text and be able to scroll up or down just by moving the cursor

    In Microsoft Word, Pages, Open Office, and new software like Wavemaker etc..., you can select text and move it up or down, moving the page with you and allowing you to highlight more text that just what is visible. It's very frustrating to not have that feature and honestly, being unable to easily copy and past will probably make me move away from Shaxpir until it's fixed!

    7 votes
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  10. 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.

    58 votes
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  11. 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.

    49 votes
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  12. HTML editor

    Since Shaxpir doesn't have a built-in timeline along with many other such features I thought it'd be nifty to have the ability to use html in notes, that way I'd be able to script my own timeline and I'm sure many others would find a use for it

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  13. Word frequency analyser

    This would help writers not repeat pet phrases too much.

    47 votes
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  14. 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.

    39 votes
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  15. Ability to link NaNoWriMo API Key

    This would automatically track how many words you've written/still need to write to hit your daily goal during NanoWriMo as well as update your progress on the NanoWriMo site for you.

    21 votes
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  16. Book Status

    I would love to be able to add a "status" to my books and projects. I have some works that are now complete and published and I'd like to archive them so they're not in with works in progress.

    15 votes
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  17. 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%

    10 votes
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  18. 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.

    8 votes
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  19. 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.

    26 votes
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  20. Shaxpir in french ?

    Hi ! I'm a french author and just fell in love with Shaxpir ! But I'm quite frustrated I can't use all those beautiful linguistics tools in my language...

    Would it be possible to add french on Shaxpir ?
    Thank you and have a lovely day ~

    3 votes
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