Suggestions for improving Dabble.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ability to export your manuscript document to a PDF file

So when you hit the 3 dots in the corner of your manuscript, there are options to export your manuscript to word and a text file. But it would also be helpful if ...
Suggested by: Adhvika Krishnan (03 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 22 Oct Comments: 5
Under consideration Import/Export

Save To Google Drive

Export/Save To Google Drive and Google Docs
Suggested by: Jason John Tyler (23 May, '18) Upvoted: 14 Jul Comments: 1
Planned Import/Export

Import from Word

I know you can export to Word but what if you made changes on Word that you want to import into Dabble?
Suggested by: Kate Drexel (08 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 15 Nov Comments: 9
Under consideration Import/Export

Export to vellum

Similar to what Scrivener just launched. https://www.literatureandlatte.com/export-to-vellum This would be awesome. As a test I did an export to word, import to ...
Suggested by: John Wilker (06 Jul, '18) Upvoted: 02 Oct Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

Export to Markdown

Markdown is my preferred writing format. For writing fiction John Gruber's markdown format should more than suffice. So chapter titles would map to heading1 (#) and ...
Suggested by: Johannes Rexx (01 Dec, '17) Upvoted: 22 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

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

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

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

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

Auto export Word or RTF file to computer

I'd love to be able to set the system to automatically export a Word file to a chosen folder on my computer when I close. I try to remember to export a local Word ...
Suggested by: Nina (17 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 07 Jun, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

Allow me to pre-fill in the author information before export so I don't have to do it every time.

Also add the ability to specify a word count, chapter count, or page count to export. The reason: When I am submitting to an agent I want to keep track of the ...
Suggested by: Randall Wright (04 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 18 Nov Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export User Interface

Export to Scrivener

I like to do some simple work in Dabble them move to Scrivener for more complex work and my editing. It would be good if you could allow export to Scrivener.
Suggested by: Lynda Stephenson (08 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 14 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Book Design

Chapter pages, design formatting such as Ch headers, ability to fully integrate and complete the entire book- from the story to the design of the book- and then ...
Suggested by: Jessica (06 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 08 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

More exporting and saving options

I have just joined Dabble and love what I have seen so far. I can say that I would love to see more exporting or saving options. Exporting to text files or Word ...
Suggested by: Heather Brown (21 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Ability to Record/Import audio files

I often pull up the voice recorder app and think out loud, and later transcribe whatever voice note I take. I find that speaking out loud allows an idea to snowball ...
Suggested by: Travis Gubernick (16 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 04 Oct Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

Import Chapter

As someone who exports in word to edit and iron out the creases that grammarly doesn't pick up. I'd love an import feature that is kind of like Scrivener. That way I ...
Suggested by: Kieran Stott (11 Apr, '18) Upvoted: 29 Dec, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Export include Scene names

When exporting to word the scene names aren't included.
Suggested by: John Wilker (06 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '19 Comments: 1
Under consideration Import/Export

export to all major file types

Export to pdf, pub, and word and maintain formatting. Also add formatting options such as cover, page design, fonts, spacing, etc. Atticus is planning on becoming a ...
Suggested by: Jessica (14 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Import Markdown

Dabble already supports pasting Markdown into a story note. Why not allow the user to paste an entire Markdown-formatted manuscript into a project and Dabble ...
Suggested by: Johannes Rexx (03 May, '19) Upvoted: 23 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Export from mobile app

I love the mobile app. I wish I could export items from it. Sending my work to Word or text docs while on the go would be amazing!
Suggested by: Laura Moran (20 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 11 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Handwriting Capabilities

I have a very hard time writing if I am typing the original draft, but I don't have the rest of the functionality of Dabble when I'm handwriting things. I can stay ...
Suggested by: Tuesday (01 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 05 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export

Export to RTF

I'd love an option to export to rich text so that I can export my manuscript with formatting, without having to use Word.
Suggested by: Brigid Ashwood (25 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 09 Apr, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration Import/Export
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