JotterPad supports Fountain markup syntax. ​
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Preview Fountain Syntax : Please ensure that the file is in .fountain extension in order to preview and edit texts in Fountain Syntax. ​
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Fountain Syntax ​
The Fountain syntaxes are as follows: ​
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Underline​
Android​: To underline, add _ before and after the words.​
iOS, Mac & web: To underline, type _ before and after the words followed by space or return key. You can also click U button in toolbar to underline the words.​
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Italics​
Android: To Italicise, add * before and after the words.
iOS, Mac & web: To Italicise, type * before and after the words followed by space or return key. You can also click "I" button in toolbar to italicize the words.​
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Bold​
Android: To Bold, add ** before and after the words.
iOS, Mac & web: To Bold, type ** before and after the words followed by space or return key. You can also click "B" button in toolbar convert texts to bold.​

Title Page
Android​
The Title Page is always the first thing in a Fountain document. Information is encoding in the format key: value. Keys can have spaces, but must end with a colon. ​

Example​:

Title:​
_**BRICK & STEEL**_​
_**FULL RETIRED**_​
Credit: Written by​
Author: Stu Maschwitz​
Source: Story by KTM​
Draft date: 1/20/2012​
Contact:​
Next Level Productions​
1588 Mission Dr.​
Solvang, CA 93463


Mac​
Select File > Properties > Input text appropriately.
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iOS
Open the fountain file > tap menu icon (3 dots in a circle) > Properties.

Web

Insert title page in web
Open the fountain file > tap Properties icon.

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Scene Headings ​​
Android ​​
Type out EXT. or INT. to create a scene heading. ​​It is not case sensitive, although it is recommended to capitalise them for visibility. ​​You can also force a scene heading by inserting a single period before starting the line. ​​

iOS, Mac & web​​
Method 1: Click + button > Select Scene Headings > Choose INT. , EXT. , INT./EXT. or . > Input Location > Choose - , NIGHT , DAY , DUSK or DAWN > Select OK .​​
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Method 2: ​​Type out EXT. or INT. to create a scene heading. ​​It is not case sensitive, although it is recommended to capitalise them for visibility. ​​You can also force a scene heading by inserting . before starting the line. ​​

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Example​​:
EXT. FAMILY GARDEN – DAY ​​
.JENNIFER POV ​


Characters
Android​
Characters can be created by first leaving an empty line, then typing entirely in uppercase and not leaving an empty line after it. ​Character notations following their names on the same line can be in uppercase or lowercase. ​Character names can be forced by putting an @ symbol before the name itself. This is useful for names that have lower case letters that need to be retained. ​
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iOS, Mac & web​
Method 1: Click + button > Select Character > Input Character name > Select OK.​
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Method 2: Character names can be forced by putting an @ symbol before the name itself. This is useful for names that have lower case letters that need to be retained. ​

Example​:
MOTHER​
It's time for dinner boys!

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@Elaine (over the phone)​
Did you hear about what Shannon did in school today?



Dialogue ​
Android, iOS, Mac & web​
A dialogue is any text that follows a Character or Parenthetical. ​
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Example​:
DAD ​
Let's just get pizza today.
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Parentheticals ​
Android, iOS, Mac & web​
Parentheticals are wrapped in parentheses () and follow a Character or Dialogue. ​
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Example​:
CARSON ​
(walking out the door) ​
Real vampires don't sparkle!​



Transition ​
Android​
To enable this, leave an empty line before and after the transition. The transition phrase should be in all uppercase letters, and should end in TO: ​
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You can also force any line to become a transition by inserting a > symbol at the beginning.​
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iOS, Mac​
Click + button > Select Transition > Select any of the below transition: ​
CUT TO:​
DISSOLVE TO :​
FADE IN:​
FADE OUT:​
FADE TO:​
FLASH CUT TO:​
FREEZE CUT TO:​
FREEZE FRAME:​
IRIS IN:​
IRIS OUT:​
JUMP CUT TO:​
MATCH CUT TO:​
MATCH DISSOLVE TO:​
SMASH CUT TO:​
STOCK SHOT:​
TIME CUT:​
WIPE TO:


Syntax Prompt/Autocomplete ​

Fountain syntax prompt
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Syntax Prompt ​
These are the syntax prompts that you can use to initiate a scene heading. The last syntax is used for transitioning between scenes: ​
INT. ​
EXT. ​
INT./EXT. ​
EXT./INT. ​
CUT TO:
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Character Prompt ​
Android, iOS Mac & web​
To reveal character dialogues, key in the @ symbol. ​
You can also use the same symbol to force a Character element into place. This is useful for Character names with lowercase letters. ​
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Fountain Preview ​
Android​
In the editor, tap the Glasses icon to enable Fountain preview. ​
To disable Fountain preview, tap the pencil icon. ​
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iOS, Mac & web​
The Editor renders the fountain script as you type. To go to read-only mode, change to preview mode.
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