Storyboard Pro has many features at the touch of your fingertips that can make working faster and easier. Check out the tips and tricks below to learn about keyboard shortcuts and functions that you never knew existed!
To quickly resize a brush tip and display a preview of the new size, click and drag the mouse or stylus while holding down the [O] key.
To create a straight line instead of a freehand brush stroke, hold down the [Shift] key as you click and drag the mouse or draw with the stylus. This even works with textured brushes!
With the brush tool selected, hold down [Shift] + [Alt] to create a straight line in 15 degree increments.
To move artwork in a straight line or in increments of 15 degrees,
with the Select tool selected, hold down the [Shift] key while moving the object.
To nudge a selected camera frame in a straight line, hold down [Shift] and use any of the arrow keys repeatedly.
To copy a camera position, in the Camera view, use the Dynamic Camera tool to select the desired camera frame. Use the keyboard shortcut [Ctrl] + [C] to copy the frame. Select another camera frame, possibly in another panel or shot, then use the keyboard shortcut [Ctrl] + [V] to paste the copied camera frame in place.
The position, rotation and scale of a texture or gradient fill can be copied and pasted from one filled zone to another. Use the Edit Gradient/Texture tool to select and preform transformations on a filled zone. With the zone still selected, use the keyboard shortcut [Ctrl] + [C] to copy the texture zone's matrix. Select another zone that was filled using the same gradient/texture swatch. Use the keyboard shortcut [Ctrl] + [V] to paste the copied matrix.
In order to distort text so that it appears in perspective: