Suggestions for improving Dabble.

Reading level prediction

Tool that calculates the reading level of the text (like Hemingway app) - maybe even goes as deep as to highlight complicated passages (once again, like Hemingway)
Suggested by: Catherine (06 Jun, '18) Upvoted: 19 Sep Comments: 3
Under consideration Integrations

Add Prologue and Epilogue Feature

Would you like to have a Prologue and/or a Epilogue in your novel
Suggested by: Heather Ries (06 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 12 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration Organization

Print option for Plot grid

I would love to be able to print my Plot Grid in Landscape format so I can see everything all at once on paper. A Big Picture Story Board kind of look at my story.
Suggested by: RinaAmz (18 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 22 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Plotting

Reminder Notes

Something like the scene cards but perpetual notes per project. For example. While I'm doing my rewrite I want to be cognizant of the fact that my character speaks ...
Suggested by: AJ Hunter (13 Mar, '18) Upvoted: 30 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Story Notes

Compatibility with voice recognition software

Make the web-based version of the program compatible with voice recognition/dictating software, like Dragon NaturallySpeaking for example. This is the main, in fact ...
Suggested by: John Halko Jr (11 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 11 Aug Comments: 8
Under consideration

Custom spellcheck dictionaries for different projects.

I want to add my character and place names etc. to the dictionary so that Dabble will let me know if I type a name wrong. But each book uses different names and right ...
Suggested by: Frank Carver (26 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 08 Aug, '22 Comments: 7
Under consideration

Dark Mode Switch

Everything is so bright and white! :) Could a darkmode be added?
Suggested by: Skylar Saunders (05 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 26 Jun Comments: 3
Under consideration User Interface

Screenplay Templates

I would love to be able to write screenplays as well as novels in Dabble. I want all my writing one place.
Suggested by: Dylan Perry (24 Jan, '18) Upvoted: 21 Feb Comments: 2
Under consideration

Increase the zoom size

There seems to be no way to zoom in or out onscreen. Therefore, I am forced to look at type I can barely see. Often, a comma is difficult to distinguish from a ...
Suggested by: Jack Mulcahy (25 May, '20) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 5
Under consideration

Need to export to Mobi iand EPUB formats

This isn't an improvement. This option should be MANDATORY if you are going to charge people money for your software. I think you have a tremendous product here, but ...
Suggested by: Clint Bishop (02 May, '19) Upvoted: 13 Feb Comments: 5
Under consideration

Add Epigraph page

Add a phrase, quotation, or poem on a separate page at the beginning of a book or chapter.
Suggested by: Carey Grayson (23 Feb, '18) Upvoted: 14 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration Organization

Characters in Scenes/Plots

tracing in which scene/plot characters appear in, or tracing which characters appear in which scene/plot
Suggested by: Heikki (11 May, '20) Upvoted: 10 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Idea button for quick capture of ideas without losing your place

The idea button is to enable quick capture of an idea, always putting them in the same place - the ideas folder, so you don't have to think about clicking in the ...
Suggested by: Mark (30 Apr, '19) Upvoted: 24 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Word search

I see that I've spelled Momma and Mama throughout the manuscript. I'd love to be able to search and fix all of them to be consistent.
Suggested by: PAT (10 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 16 Jun Comments: 4
Under consideration Editing

Support poetry manuscripts

Three parts, really: Formatting options to include left, middle, and right alignment. Formatting options to include bold and italic text. The ability to include ...
Suggested by: Matt Merendo (17 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 4
Under consideration

Export to vellum

Similar to what Scrivener just launched. This would be awesome. As a test I did an export to word, import to ...
Suggested by: John Wilker (06 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 03 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration Import/Export

Plot graphs

I've been dying for something like this for a long time. There's one software package that does it, but only AFTER the draft is finished and imported. I'd like to be ...
Suggested by: Chet Sandberg (31 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 02 May, '22 Comments: 3
Under consideration Plotting

I need to be able to use two different fonts

I need to use a different font for my character's split personality. Am absolutely gutted I can't do this in Dabble, it's a key feature for my book so I'm going to ...
Suggested by: Jo (06 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 08 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration Editing

More Fonts

Suggested by: Beth Schmelzer (11 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 8
Under consideration

Drag & drop text editing

Highlight and drag text for ease of editing (instead of cut & paste). Also, grabbing a space when highlighting a word, in both drag & drop and cut & paste.
Suggested by: Andrea (05 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
Under consideration Editing

Different Languages for Different Projects

I would love to have different settings in my different projects. As an examples, one of my projects is set in the UK and another is set in the US. Since I live in ...
Suggested by: Lee Holderfield (04 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 3

Gifting subscriptions

I have many friends in my writing circles who could greatly benefit from Dabble, but do not currently have it in their budgets to pay for a subscription of their own. ...
Suggested by: Tah (25 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Billing/Admin/Subscriptions

Ability to change background colour/contrast

Being able to change the background from a stark black-on-white to something like black-on-pale-blue/yellow would be much easier on people with scotopic sensitivites ...
Suggested by: Hannah Adelsberg-McLean (01 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 04 Jun Comments: 3
Under consideration User Interface

Checkbox(es) for scene/plot cards/boxes

I'd like to be able to mark when I'm completely done writing the contents of a scene/plot card, although I don't want it deleted or moved. A manual checkbox with the ...
Suggested by: Miri (05 May, '18) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 2
Under consideration

Wordcount added to scene cards/chapter cards/part cards, in the plot grid and folder dropdown list.

There are several other wordcount requests, but I think mine is slightly different, so I've added it here: It would be great if we could see on both the plot grid ...
Suggested by: Cedar (15 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 25 Jul, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Goals

Synchronization with other storage

It’d be nice if Dabble could also link to something like iCloud or Dropbox or both. That way it’s an extra layer of security and being able to retrieve files from ...
Suggested by: Ariel (29 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Integrations

Read Time

I think it would be if there was an option that would calculate the words in your manuscript and give you an estimate of how many hours it would take the average ...
Suggested by: Victor Tempest (21 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

General Notebook

I love that we can keep our projects separated in Dabble but sometimes I just want to write short stories if I'm struggling with writers block, or keep scraps of ...
Suggested by: Melanie (14 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 11 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

front matter, back matter

should be able to put an unnumbered document/"scene" into "book" prior to Chapter 1, to hold front matter (such as copyright page info, dedication, or a quote prior ...
Suggested by: JP (26 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 19 Sep Comments: 7
Under consideration Organization

Copy/Paste Plot Grids & Plot Lines

I like to keep my NaNoWriMo words as a separate project, but I'd like to be able to reference my plot grid from another project without having to switch projects in ...
Suggested by: Sarah (01 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 31 May, '22 Comments: 4

Text Alignment

I would really like to be able to center text if needed.
Suggested by: Blaise (14 May, '20) Upvoted: 19 May Comments: 2
Under consideration

One time purchase option

Ability to choose between a subscription or a one time purchase
Suggested by: Nea (22 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration

link multiple plot points in a plot line for one scene in the plot grid

I'd like to be able to link several notes for a single scene within a Plot Line, currently if I create a new plot point under another note for a particular scene, the ...
Suggested by: Anna L (25 May, '22) Upvoted: 19 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration

Free version

Suggested by: Sophie (11 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 12 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Time Spent Writing/Editing

I think a timer that calculates how long you've spent writing each day and then a timer that calculates how long you have spent on that specific project would be ...
Suggested by: Alex S. (22 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 20 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

A tagging option?

I've been using the Novelist app from Android for a while since switching from iPhone, and I have to say that I really enjoy how integrated everything is. I've ...
Suggested by: James (20 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 30 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Write in Markdown (no GUI)

I write in Markdown. I use **bold** and _italics_ by default and if I need a smaller heading I use ## Heading. It'd be nice if those things changed formatting as I ...
Suggested by: AJ Hunter (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 11 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Novel Duplication

I did a search and couldn't find anything under Copy Novel, or Duplicate Novel, so I'd like to suggest this. I make my own templates depending on what type of ...
Suggested by: Sherri (28 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '22 Comments: 5
Planned Organization

Arrange projects in display screen

Would be a great feature if we could determine arrangement of projects manually, not default to most recent worked on. Drag and drop or something similar.
Suggested by: Kate (13 Mar, '18) Upvoted: 31 Jul, '22 Comments: 5
Under consideration User Interface

Full access to/for ProWritingAid

So if you have a full PWA account you can use all the PWA features from within Dabble ...
Suggested by: Bryce Wilby (20 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 21 Mar Comments: 4
Under consideration Editing

Have more themes

How about having more themes other than dark and light? Nothing crazy but something customizable or premade themes.
Suggested by: mahalia edwards (30 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 15 Jul Comments: 3
Under consideration

Store encrypted documents in the cloud

The idea that there is no at-rest encryption is bothersome from a data privacy perspective. IMHO the Dabble client should encrypt everything it sends to the cloud ...
Suggested by: Johannes Rexx (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Integrations

Auto capitalization of I

Suggested by: Jay (17 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Conlang Dictionary

Have a dictionary for constructed languages. Maybe it could act as a lite translator as well.
Suggested by: J M Tuckerman (02 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 26 Sep, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Open document where you left off

Open the document you were last working on where you left off.
Suggested by: Richard Choate (04 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Swap Plot Points

Dragging a plot note on the grid to another swaps them. This allows for easier rearranging as your outline of a story evolves.
Suggested by: Saab Sahi (08 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 05 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Plotting

Format paper for printing

Once the manuscript is done being able to format the paper to match the size for printing/ebook including page size, margins, fonts, etc. would be extremely helpful ...
Suggested by: Konner Moshier (24 Jun, '19) Upvoted: 26 Jun Comments: 7
Under consideration

Mac and Ipad App

App that you can download from the App store that operates like a program rather than a browser editor, while still syncing projects across all devices.
Suggested by: Alex (17 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 12 Jul Comments: 5
Under consideration Integrations

speech to text

to verbally tell the story and the story is put into words as the story is told
Suggested by: Karin Wandersee (16 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 28 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration User Interface

Three very "connected" suggestions related to editing and revising manuscripts

From what I can see right now dabble is only really excellent for planning your manuscript and writing your very first 'rough draft.' In order to be able to truly ...
Suggested by: John W Halko Jr. (21 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration Editing