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Github fork of the original Vim screenwriter http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php…
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(text copied from http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2447) Version imported into this repo : 0.2.31 Pago is probably the most powerful terminal-based screenwriting script available for any platform, and allows the use of vim as a fully-functional piece of screenwriting software such as Final Draft or Celtx. While some elements of the script are unstable, it undergoes daily testing and revision, becoming more mature as I use it every day for my own screenwriting projects. PLEASE PROVIDE ME WITH FEEDBACK if you use or test this software -- any comments or requested features will be given full consideration. (zazaian (at) gmail (dot) com). Your thoughts are essential to developing this program into a piece of software that best serves the open source community. Overview ======== * Supports all major formatting elements of a screenplay, based on both logical and commonly accepted conventions of the screenplay form. * Automatically enforces all boundaries within each screenplay element, ensuring proper formatting to the exact specifications of a screenplay. * Allows access to all six available screenplay ELEMENTS without any complex keyboard shortcuts or commands, using only the keys <Backspace>, <Tab>, <Enter>, <Up>, <Down>, <Left>, <Right>. * Allows easy cycling through blank screenplay elements using both the <Tab> and <Backspace> keys. Features ======== * Pressing TAB cycles through empty screenplay elements in the order: ACTION --> DIALOGUE --> PARENTHETICAL --> CHARACTER --> TRANSITION --> ACTION * Pressing <Tab> from a blank TRANSITION element will cycle back to the beginning of the line, triggering a blank ACTION element. * Parentheses are automatically inserted when calling a blank PARENTHETICAL element. Pressing <Tab> from within blank parentheses will automatically delete the parentheses and jump to a blank CHARACTER element. * A colon (":") is automatically inserted at the end of the line when an TRANSITION element is called. The cursor remains at the spot of the colon when text is either entered or deleted. * Text typed within a TRANSITION element is automatically RIGHT-JUSTIFIED. * Pressing <Enter> from a TRANSITION element jumps two lines down the page and prompts a blank SCENE HEADING element. * Pressing <Backspace> on an empty line cycles through empty screenplay elements in the reverse order: TRANSITION --> CHARACTER --> PARENTHETICAL --> DIALOGUE --> ACTION --> END OF PREVIOUS ELEMENT * Pressing <Backspace> from a blank line jumps to the end of the previous element or, if the above two lines are blank, will create a blank ACTION element two lines above the previous cursorline. * Pressing <Backspace> on a line with text will delete the character to the left of the cursor. * All text typed with a SCENE HEADING, CHARACTER, or TRANSITION element will be automatically CAPITALIZED. * To create a SCENE HEADING element, press enter while in a blank ACTION element. The Cursorline will be HIGHLIGHTED and all text typed within the element will be CAPITALIZED. * While in a blank SCENE HEADING element: * Press the <Space> bar to cycle through the common prefixes INT., EXT., and INT./EXT. * Press <Enter> to jump down two lines to a new, blank ACTION element. * Active screenplay element is displayed in CAPS in the status bar. * Page number is displayed in the status bar. This estimates the number of pages within your screeplay using a 56-line-per-page standard. * Pressing <Up> in either INSERT or NORMAL modes jumps to the beginning of the line above the cursorline. * Pressing <Down> in either INSERT or NORMAL modes jumps to the end of the line above the cursorline. * Holding <Left> in either INSERT or NORMAL modes scrolls through to the beginning of the current element, then jumps to the end of the previous element. * Holding <Right> in either INSERT or NORMAL modes scrolls through to the end of the current element, then jumps to the beginning of the next element. * Typing text within a screenplay element such as DIALOGUE or ACTION will automatically reformat the paragraph if text exceeds the preset end of the line. This improves upon use of the :tw (text width) and :wrap commands by formatting text that is typed within a paragraph, rather than simply at the end of it.