Suggestions for improving Dabble.

Character templates

I want to add character templates or profiles.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 53

Timeline Feature

I would love to be able to add one or multiple timelines, so that I can track not only certain events in my story, but also track the timeline of the underlying ...
Suggested by: Anjuli Johnson (19 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 27
Under consideration Plotting

Export to Google Docs

I want to be able to export to Google Docs.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 19
Planned Integrations

Timer for Writing Sessions

Having the ability to time yourself for sections of writing and keep track of how much you've written. This is both motivational and extremely useful for getting out ...
Suggested by: Maya (15 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 18
Under consideration Goals

Print from Dabble

Print the open document
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 26

More Formatting Options

I would like to have more formatting options to center text and have more control over the output of my manuscript.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 64
Under consideration Editing

Family Trees

I would love to be able to add a family tree for each of my characters in my story notes.
Suggested by: Kat Sanders (15 May, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 17
Under consideration Story Notes

Undo/redo button

An undo and redo button to return mistakenly deleted work or fix accidents
Suggested by: Mia (03 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 57
Planned Editing

Save Projects Locally on Hard Drive

I would like the option to store my projects in a folder I select on my hard drive. This could possibly be done instead of (or in addition to) a download only version.
Suggested by: Robin Rafferty (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 19
Under consideration Import/Export

Mind mapping

I would like to arrange my characters or plot points in a mind map like Scapple does.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 13
Under consideration Plotting

Export and Import Plot & Story Notes

I would like to be able to export and import an entire project, not just export the manuscript. I would like to be able to make and restore my own backups or to share ...
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 34
Under consideration Import/Export

Version Control

I'm a developer. I love git. I can't help it. The ability to track changes on a scene by scene or page by page level and looking back to see the exact changes is ...
Suggested by: AJ Hunter (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 20
Under consideration Editing

Split Screen

For looking at different sections of a scene at same time. Useful when you want to move paragraphs around or check scene's development without having to scroll and ...
Suggested by: Galadriel Mitchelmore (02 Mar, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 9
Under consideration User Interface

Set word count goals

I would like to set my own word count goals for a scene, chapter, or novel. I would also like to set word count goals for a given time-frame such as a daily goal, or ...
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 10
Planned Goals

Grammarly support in web app

I want to use grammarly in the web app.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 13
Under consideration Editing

Track Changes!

It would be amazing to see our edits and revisions. I have always loved this feature cause you can see what you've added over the course of a session. Also it is ...
Suggested by: Maya Pozzolo (14 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 7
Planned Editing

Different Writing Formats - Short Story, Theatrical Play, Screenplay

I'd like to write my short stories in Dabble. Eventually, I'd love to switch my screenplays/plays from Final Draft to Dabble as well.
Suggested by: Amanda Sowards (09 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 25 Nov Comments: 17
Under consideration Editing Organization

Link Characters to Scenes

This could be an awesome feature for when you introduce a character to your reader or main characters!
Suggested by: Tori Johnson (28 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 6
Under consideration Plotting

typewriter sounds

the typewriter sounds (like those found in calmlywriter.com/online) really help me focus and get into a rhythm and the absence of them in dabble has made me less ...
Suggested by: lee (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 6
Under consideration Editing

Project Templates

I want project templates like Scrivener provides
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 21 Nov Comments: 34
Planned Organization

TOC - Table of contents

An automatic table of contents for parts and chapters (which I use as individual short stories in a collection) with compability of automatic page numbering when ...
Suggested by: Christin, Madrid, Spain (07 Feb, '18) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Under consideration Organization

Export to epub

I want to export to epub for publishing
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 11 Nov Comments: 9
Planned Import/Export

Deeper Project Structuring

As a writer of series and/or multiple stories in the same world I'd like the ability to keep all my books together with my world notes etc without having a clutter of ...
Suggested by: AJ Hunter (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 10
Under consideration Organization

Import Options

I would like to import an existing novel from Google Docs or Scrivener.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 20
Planned Import/Export

Auto-Capitalization at the Beginning of Sentences

It would be wonderful to have auto capitalization at the beginning of each sentence. It makes it much easier to just write and not worry about editing.
Suggested by: Maya (15 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 9
Under consideration Editing

Add functionality to create multiple note cards per scene in Scene Notes panel

While I'm writing a scene, I keep wanting to add more notes to the Scene Notes without having to open the modal. As a visual person, I feel like it would be more ...
Suggested by: Amber (13 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 08 Nov Comments: 7
Under consideration Plotting

Export to Kindle

I want to be able to export to ebook and kindle store.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 20 Nov Comments: 4
Under consideration Import/Export

Mark Scenes as Draft or Complete

When working on a project, I would like a way to quickly visually identify which scenes have been finished and which scenes are still in progress. Ideally, they would ...
Suggested by: Christie Jennings-Wyckoff (08 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 7
Under consideration Editing Plotting

Add scenes to plot grid

I want to add the scene list to the plot grid after I've already created it.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 05 Aug Comments: 8
Planned Plotting

Font Colors

I would like to change text colors as a way to label sections of text for coming back to later to change.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 15
Under consideration Editing

Billing via PayPal

Suggested by: Leon Kleinveld (05 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 20 Nov Comments: 7
Under consideration Billing/Admin/Subscriptions

Desktop-only Version

I would like a 1-time purchase desktop only version of Dabble. I am not interested in a web version or storing my novel in the cloud.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 06 Nov Comments: 14
Under consideration Integrations User Interface

Page Numbers

Page numbers, if not in the manuscript itself, down beside the word count.
Suggested by: Constance (07 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 9
Under consideration Editing User Interface

Dedication, Acknowledgments, and About the Author Pages

Have the ability to insert an assigned page for your dedication, acknowledgments, and your "About The Author" statement/picture
Suggested by: Isabelle P (11 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 5
Under consideration Organization

Project Sorting

The master project page just lists all the projects that have been entered. A method to sort these projects, either grouping similar projects or just the option to ...
Suggested by: Lunarflight (16 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 25
Under consideration User Interface

Linking within Dabble

Awesome to link to sections within your project so you know where you're referencing/where to follow up.
Suggested by: Sunny J. Reed (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 3
Under consideration Editing Plotting Story Notes

Book Layout View

I'd like to see and edit my manuscript as it would look in a physical book to get an idea of how many pages I'm at.
Suggested by: Matilda Koli (04 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 3
Under consideration Editing Import/Export User Interface

Offline version/availability

I am often somewhere where i don't have internet or have very bad internet or internet that costs me a lot of money. It would be great to be able to work offline. Not ...
Suggested by: Emma (20 Apr, '18) Upvoted: 24 Nov Comments: 8
Under consideration Integrations User Interface

Scene List/Plot Lines as Timeline

It would be nice to be able to add Date Time possible setting to the plot grid scenes and the ability to change the scene listing to be at the top so it looks more ...
Suggested by: AJ Hunter (22 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 26 Oct Comments: 3
Under consideration Plotting

Auto-correct like in Word

Should capitalize the first letter of a sentence and auto-correct spelling mistakes like cant to can't.
Suggested by: Jacob from Dabble (30 Nov, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 8
Under consideration Editing

Statistics for a project

Be able to see the full stats for a project. Date started, timeline of words written, date finished, commonly used words, best writing days, etc.
Suggested by: Julie (17 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 3
Under consideration Goals

Introduction Video to how Dabble works and Video Tutorials

videos of how Dabble is set out, what every thing means and how it can be used to help a writer.
Suggested by: Giorgia (19 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 01 Nov Comments: 10
Planned User Interface

pop up character info

I'd like it if I could see my character notes whilst I'm writing, either by them being able to pop up and move around like a sticky note, or by being able to view ...
Suggested by: Charlee (29 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 4
Under consideration Story Notes

Main Page - Folders

I would love to see folders on the main story page, not just within individual stories. It would be so much more organized than all the stories just thrown on there ...
Suggested by: Niki (27 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 12
Under consideration Organization

Turn off Negative Word Count

Have the ability to turn off having words you delete count against your daily goal. If I am editing, I am more concerned with removing poor word choices than I am ...
Suggested by: Dave T (04 Apr, '18) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 6
Under consideration Goals

Word Count for Week, Month and Year

I'd like to be able to look at my word count progress on a weekly or monthly basis for individual projects, and for all projects on the main page. Currently, you ...
Suggested by: Isobelle Carmichael (26 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 08 Nov Comments: 6
Under consideration Goals

Prologue, Epilogue, Table of Contents

Prologue, Epilogue, Table of Contents, maybe a page for copyright info and author info
Suggested by: Amy Selvidge (18 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 4
Under consideration Organization

Non-Fiction Writing Features

Features to benefit a variety of genres: 1. Citations (Footnotes, endnotes) 2. Markup ability within the Manuscript editor (there is already Markup ability in the ...
Suggested by: JordanH (27 Oct, '18) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 11
Under consideration Editing

Desktop app for Linux

Currently I use the web version and I adore it, but I would love a native Desktop app for Linux systems.
Suggested by: Violet (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 23 Nov Comments: 8
Under consideration Integrations

Scrivener Import

It'd be awesome to be able to more or less wholesale import a Scrivener project in order to full migrate to Dabble.
Suggested by: John Wilker (24 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 30 Jul Comments: 5
Under consideration Import/Export

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