I have a Scrivener formatting question. Using Scrivener (on Mac), I'm trying to put a poem into a page of a novel. Scrivener keeps capitalizing the first word of the next line even though the previous line has no period.

This is what I want:

Line in a page of the novel.

Poem Line one
poem line 2.
Poem line 3,
poem line 4.

This is what I get:

Line in a page of the novel.

Poem line one
Poem line 2.
Poem line 3,
poem line 4.

I'm a novice at Scrivener so I must be missing something obvious about how to change formatting rules. If someone could just point me in the direction of a way to change Scrivener formatting, you'd be my hero for at least the rest of the day.

1 Answer 1


Go to Preferences > Corrections, and uncheck this:

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Sentences will no longer automatically capitalize the first letter.


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