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(or automatically add script marks)

Open App Manager.

Click Licensing

Choose Floating under Script Sync and PhraseFind

Click Activate for each one.

Now, it should look like this.

Open your script

(here we're using word)

Choose View > Ruler

Select All of your text (Command A) and make the margins wider and the text block skinnier.

Choose Plain Text

File > Save As...

Click Save

(Make sure your file name is less than 32 characters)

Make sure all these settings are:

Other encoding: Western (ASCii)

Insert line breaks

Allow character substitution

End lines with CR/LF

Documentation direction: Left-to-right

Click OK

Open Avid
While it is loading, you should see this.

File > New > New Script...

Find the plain text file you saved as.. in word

Click Open

Click on the first line of dialog. It will highlight.

Shift click on the last line of audio for the clip you want to associate with that part of the script.

Drag your clip to the selected area of the script.

It is starting to look like a line script.

Here's what a traditional line script looks like.

It's all about coverage. The squiggles mean off-camera dialogue.

Click here...this picture shows it unclicked...if you don't click here, script sync won't work.

This pic shows it clicked.

Notice how the verticle line is fatter and the box below is highlighted.

Script > ScriptSync...

(you can also sync the script manually without ScriptSync, but it requires more work HERE IS THAT WIKI)

Choose these things...

click ok

Now your script will have marks.

If you're done and you won't need ScriptSync or PhraseFind, please deactivate them. Here's the wiki.
If you want to know WHY to use script integration, click here.