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Project (Series)

The Project section in Plottr lets you easily organize and view your series and book details at a glance. Every Plottr file can contain one Project (or series).

This article provides an overview of the Project section:

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    Overview

    The Project section of Plottr provides a number of options:

    • Name > The name of your project / series
    • Genre > The genre of your project / series
    • Premise > A description or idea behind your project / series
    • Theme > A theme or philosophy relating to your project / series
    • Books > The books contained in your project / series

    Creating a Project

    To create a Project:

    1. Enter the name of your Series / Project details (e.g. name, genre)
    2. Click the “Save” button

    Note: You can only create one Project per file. To create an additional series, simply create a new Plottr file (visit the File menu and click New).

    Adding a Book

    To add a book to your Project:

    1. Hover your mouse over the empty book icon and click the plus (+) button
    2. Hover your mouse next to the “Books” label and click the plus (+) button that appears

    Editing and Deleting Books

    To edit a book in your Project:

    1. Hover over the book you wish to edit
    2. Click the edit icon that appears above the book
    3. Update your book details (e.g. Name)
    4. Click “Save”

    To reorder the books in your Project:

    1. Hover over the book you wish to move
    2. Left-click the book with your mouse and drag it to a new location

    To delete a book from your Project:

    1. Hover over the book you wish to edit
    2. Click the trash can icon that appears above the book
    3. When prompted, click “Delete” to confirm you’d like to delete the book

    Adding and Removing Book Covers

    To add a cover image to a book in your Project:

    1. Hover over the book you wish to edit
    2. Click the image icon that appears above the book
    3. Upload a new image or select an existing image
    4. Click Choose to add the image as your book cover

    To add a new image as a book cover:

    1. Click “Upload a new image”
    2. Choose your image file
    3. Click “Open” to add the image file to your media
    4. Select the file
    5. Click “Choose” to add the image as your book cover

    To choose an existing image as a book cover:

    1. Click on the image
    2. Click “Choose” to add the image as your book cover

    To remove a cover image from a book in your Project:

    1. Hover over the book you wish to edit
    2. Click the remove icon that appears above the book

    Accessing a Book’s Timeline

    You can easily access the Timeline for any individual book in your Project.

    To access a book’s timeline, simply click on the book within the Project area.

    Series View

    With Plottr, you can easily make an overarching Timeline to organize the books and events across your entire Project (or series).

    To access the Series view timeline:

    1. Open the Title dropdown from the Project or Timeline sections
    2. Click the “Series View” option

    You can now organize your entire series at a glance using the Series view!

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