Screen turns black whenever I try to draw inside Toon Boom Studio

If you are using Studio 5 and the screen turns black when you draw, you will need to do the following:

  1. Go to the top menu.
  2. Click on Edit > Preferences.
  3. In the Preferences window click on the Display tab.
  4. Change the renderer from Direct3D to OpenGL.
  5. Make sure you uncheck the Full Screen OpenGL Anti-Aliasing.
  6. Restart the software after making these changes.

Publish date: June 19, 2012

Category: Software Issues

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