Suggestions for improving Dabble.

Character Relationship Map

Those maps that map out how different characters know each other and their relationships with each other. Like if two characters are best friends or know each other ...
Suggested by: Cara Schwegman (14 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 22 Oct Comments: 1
Under consideration Plotting

Page Count in Goals

Hey there. So, I know that we can have a word count daily goal that we can set and that's great. However, I would really like to be able to set and track a page count ...
Suggested by: Faa'izah Drewry (27 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 14 Nov, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Goals

Apple pencil

I enjoy the flexibility of using software between my laptop and my iPad. If it's ever possible, the ability to write in Dabble with an apple pencil would be AMAZING!
Suggested by: Laura (26 May, '21) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration User Interface

Ability to Import PDF files into notes

Some of my sources are only in PDF form and it would be really cool if I could just import them in without having to type the entire document
Suggested by: Zeg (18 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 21 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

Ability to turn off auto rotate on mobile app.

I'm not sure if this is just a problem on my phone (since the auto rotate on my phone is always off I don't think it's my cell) but if I tilt my cell just a little to ...
Suggested by: Shelby Doucet-Higgins (20 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration User Interface

More Statistics

I'd love to be able to view my writing statistics more in-depth. It would be awesome to see word-count graphs for hours (when am I at my most productive?), months, ...
Suggested by: Shauna (30 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 08 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration Goals

Make the Manuscript Plot Grid Applicable to Multiple "Books" In a Project

I would love for my Manuscript Plot Grid to be the over-arching plot for my entire series of books, rather than just book one. For instance, I love how I can connect ...
Suggested by: Amanda Foote (13 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration

The ability to add a page of text immediately after a new part without having to create a chapter.

Forewards and Introductions could be considered a 'Part' using the the terminology of manuscripts in Dabble. These sections of books do not require 'chapters'. They ...
Suggested by: Tanya (18 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 08 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration

Subtitles for Scenes

I'd love to see subtitles added for scenes that don't count towards word goals. Like Chapter titles, if you change it to something else, it doesn't change the word ...
Suggested by: Jacy B (13 May, '19) Upvoted: 31 Jul 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) Upvoted: 26 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration

Correct all, Instead of one at a time

I wish there was a correct all button to push instead of having to do the same correction separately. For example. I pretty much trust Dabble when it comes to adding ...
Suggested by: Hev J (06 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing Integrations

Define pen name in profile

Title explains itself.
Suggested by: Doug Hines (04 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Printer friendly scene cards

Suggested by: Saleena Ali (09 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Plotting User Interface

Word Variety Suggestion

Similar to a thesaurus feature, but one of the things I struggle with, is using the same words over and over sometimes. Perhaps a feature like spelling or grammatical ...
Suggested by: Joe J (05 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Shared Document for Coauthored Stories

The ability to shared one document between two Dabble accounts would be a useful tool for those interested in coauthoring.
Suggested by: CRYSTAL (28 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration User Interface

Pin board

Hello, I really like having a visual-pinboard to put all of my story pics. It's really a great way to visualize the story and my characters as I create the ...
Suggested by: Chree Hansen (05 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 04 Oct Comments: 0
Under consideration Story Notes

Automatic substitutions

It would be great to be able to have auto substitutions like in Google Docs or Word that you can customize.
Suggested by: Danica (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Idea Board

In the projects tab, a place where you can select either a blank document or an idea board that serves as a place for basic plot ideas that aren't part of any of your ...
Suggested by: Sam McKinley (11 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 24 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Goal Met pop up auto fade

Currently, when you reach your word count for the day it gives a pop up with congratulations, but if you're writing and not staring at your screen or paying attention ...
Suggested by: Isobelle (26 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 24 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

Referral Links

I recommend this program a lot and have already had a few author friends start the trial and then purchase the full version. Having a referral link to give out, or ...
Suggested by: Bo (14 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Planned

Title Page Author Info

Every time I export my story into a Word doc, I have to type in my address, etc. Maybe a pop-up or something for us to include our personal information on the title page.
Suggested by: Kate D. (07 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 04 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Plotting Cards - Word Count goal per scene on scene card

Can you add the goal (and word count) to the card? (Also percentage, see my prior request. (Sorry, can't get back into that request, and I forgot to include the goal ...
Suggested by: Cedar (02 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals Plotting

Text Rules & Warnings (like Spell Check +)

It'd be awesome to set up rules for your text (likely for the entire project, possibly just for certain scenes/chapters) to essentially add to your spell check. If ...
Suggested by: Emily (13 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 03 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration

Accent Marks

I need accent marks for Portuguese or Spanish language words.
Suggested by: Pamella Russell (07 May, '20) Upvoted: 26 Oct Comments: 4
Not planned

Subtitle for Chapters

It would be helpful to have a chapter subtitle option for books with multiple POVs, to denote which character viewpoint the chapter is from - this is not currently ...
Suggested by: Hannah Ginnett (28 May) Upvoted: 11 Aug Comments: 2
Under consideration

Option to Export with Comments to Word

While exporting the whole manuscript to Word (or parts) works really well, I would like to have an option to export the comments and the text to Word. That way, if ...
Suggested by: Ingrid Orlow (19 Mar) Upvoted: 30 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration Import/Export

Pomodoro type timer

A pomodoro type timer
Suggested by: kez (24 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 03 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Goals

Autosave to Dropbox

Have each story saved as a separate file to dropbox. This would really solve any worries of lost work. Possibly an "exported" rtf file.
Suggested by: Peter Sotos (21 Mar, '18) Upvoted: 22 Jul Comments: 2
Under consideration

Multiple Language Support

I'm currently working on a project in English with a significant amount of Spanish dialogue. It would be great to be able to set multiple languages at once in ...
Suggested by: Kait (28 Apr) Upvoted: 12 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration

Set co-author role to "read-only" in project settings

Right now we can add collaborators to projects and choose their roles as "owner" or "co-author." It would be great if we could add read-only collaborators. Maybe ...
Suggested by: Z Bonilla (09 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration User Interface

Search count

When using the Search feature, show a counter that tells me the number of times a word appears in the manuscript. I find this useful when doing rewrites to make sure ...
Suggested by: Karla (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 1
Under consideration Editing

Word/sentence Search

Sometimes I change things. A character's name and I need to find it easily and change it manually for every time its types. Or I need to find this one particular ...
Suggested by: Roux (27 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration Editing

Pinning Projects (Image Attached)

A feature that would keep a project pinned so it doesn't move from it's position if you took some time to work on other projects. As someone with multiple ...
Suggested by: AngriRiku (17 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 24 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration

Scenes independent of chapters during writing, gathered into chapters at the end

I have tried several writing/planning tools and the great majority (including Dabble) consider scenes as "children" of chapters - to create a scene you need a chapter ...
Suggested by: Frank Carver (28 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 01 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration

Import characters/notes

Hi, I think it would be useful to import characters from other projects and also worlds and cities I've planned in other projects. I know you can copy and paste, but ...
Suggested by: Alexi du Preez (26 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

Page Color

The ability to choose a color for the background of the page while writing like on Word (Page Layout)
Suggested by: Danica (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration User Interface

Map maker

I was thinking like a map making thing with multiple options and slots, the current one is just a blank document
Suggested by: Brady King (20 May) Upvoted: 06 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Change scene break symbol

I'd like to have the ability to change the symbols used to break a scene. My current WIP involves two characters that tell two different stories that occur at ...
Suggested by: Karla (03 Jan) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Organization

Be able to add plot points while in the chapter instead of having to go to the Plot section

Be able to add plot points while in the chapter instead of having to go to the Plot section. I see that you can add a scene but I want to add plot notes as I am ...
Suggested by: Norma (28 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration Plotting

A publish option

A feature that I feel would greatly improve this extension would be a publish option. By this I mean there could be a button in the bottom of the taskbar that lets ...
Suggested by: Alex Blue, an aspiring fantasy author (05 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 08 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration Integrations

Ink to Text

It would be nice to have ink to text feature. I'm a writer who prefers to write things down as opposed to typing my work as I go. I honestly can't get out of the ...
Suggested by: Owen Oakley (03 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 28 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Literary Agent Query Export Tool

Novel-writers must often prepare packages for literary agent queries comprising "the first five pages," "the first ten pages," "first three chapters," etc. of a ...
Suggested by: TIm Hoelscher (23 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Year round nano site logging

The Nano site has the capability to run projects year round and I was hoping that dabble would be able to connect to the nano site for auto logging year round as ...
Suggested by: Zeg (09 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 06 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

Ability to center text at any point with the novel.

Suggested by: Renee (21 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 30 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Possibility for notifications on the App on how close you are to word goal for the day

Like on my fitbit it notify me when I havenĀ“t reached the 250 steps planned that hour. It Could be great with a notification popping up on my app once a day (would be ...
Suggested by: Maria (04 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 31 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

Drafting

I would love some way to distinguish one official draft from another, but in the same project. To be able to start a new draft with all my notes, plot points, and ...
Suggested by: Allan Jay Eames (24 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 03 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

Add Total Daily/monthly/lifetime Word Count Across all Projects

Have the option to view not only your story/scene/chapter word counts within the document, but have a counter which gives you your counts for everything you've ...
Suggested by: Madi (08 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

Custom Goals

I'd love the ability to set custom wordcount goals for each day instead of only having the option of a goal determined by total words divided by days until due date.
Suggested by: Shauna (19 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 31 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration Goals

Adding attachments

I'd like a way to add attachments, like Excel files or pictures, for storing research. Important part of novel writing software is having everything all in one place ...
Suggested by: Natasha M (16 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 26 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Centering option for text

Suggested by: Heather Knapp (23 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 24 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Editing

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