A Scene is a page of your story. Every new story starts with one scene, and you can add as many as you'd like. Add a new scene by clicking on the New scene button at the bottom left of the Editor. The Scene navigator will open when you add a second scene to a story, and you can open and close it by clicking on the Scene number button at the bottom left.

The Scene navigator

Open the Scene navigator by clicking on the Scene number button at the bottom left of the Editor.

In the Scene navigator, you can move between scenes, drag and drop scenes to reorder their story position, and see which scenes have transitions.

Adding a scene to your story

Click on the New scene button at the bottom left of the Editor to add a scene to your story.

You can also add a new blank scene to your story by right-clicking a scene in the Scene navigator and selecting Add scene.

Moving a scene

You can drag and drop scenes to move them around in the Scene navigator. Open the Scene navigator by clicking on the Scene number at the bottom left, and click, hold, and move selected scenes. Select multiple scenes and drag and drop them together to move more than one scene around at a time.

Duplicating a scene

While in the Scene navigator, you can copy (⌘C or ^+C) and paste (⌘V or ^+V) scenes within the same story, or between stories. You can also right-click your selected scene to duplicate it.

Click here to learn more about duplicating scenes.

Transitions between scenes

Projector has a default menu of transitions to choose from and the ability to set the length of transition, which can be different for every scene.

To add a transition, click on the Transition icon at the top right Toolbar, or click on the Transition section in the Expanded Toolbar. You can also add a transition by right-clicking your selected scene and choosing Add transition from the drop-down. When a transition is added to a scene, you’ll notice the Transition icon attached to the scene in the Scene navigator. Transitions are attached to the scene that they follow.

To change a transition, go back to the desired scene and click on the Transition icon in the Scene navigator, Toolbar, or Expanded Toolbar.

To delete a transition, choose the scene that the transition follows and expand the toolbar. Scroll to the Transition section and click on the - button to remove the transition for the chosen scene. You can also remove a transition by right-clicking your selected scene and choosing Remove transition from the drop-down.

Click here to learn more about transitions.

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