Trelby is a great free screenwriting application for the PC, so, if you don’t want to spend any money and still need a software that can do the screenplay formatting for you, Trelby might be the right choice for you.
I’m planning to include more Trelby articles in the future, so watch out for that.
Okay, so, Page numbers and scene numbers. A Writer’s Territory reader wrote in and asked how to do that.
If you have your script open in Trelby, go to “Script – Headers…”. Now, here you can define different strings that you would like to appear in your header.
If Trelby doesn’t automatically offer you to include page numbers, just click on “Add”. Trelby now creates a new string.
For page numbers, change that string to what it says below the text field entry: the “$” sign, followed by the word “PAGE” in curly brackets. And maybe you want to add a full stop at the end.
If you hit “OK”, Trelby will add page numbers to your header, starting with page 2.
Let’s have a look at scene numbers as well, that’s really easy to do. Go to “Script – Settings – Change…” and then choose “Formatting”.
Trelby gives you a checkbox here that says “Include scene numbers”. Activate that and you’re done.
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