Saving Scrivener Projects

When you work in most apps, you need to save your work, to ensure that it gets written to disk. This is especially important when you’re creating something, such as writing an article or book; you can’t easily reproduce your work if you don’t save it. If you don’t regularly save your work, you may lose it if your computer crashes or if your battery dies.

Saving is one of the more basic features in an app like Scrivener, but there are a few things to know about how Scrivener automatically saves your work, and what happens when you choose Save As from the File menu.

In this article I’ll tell you about auto-saving Scrivener projects, using Save As to create a copy of your project, and some other information about saving and duplicating files.

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