Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
28
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Copy draw paths from one identically dimensioned asset (height & width in pixels) to another
Scenario: 1. You create a custom piece of art and import it into Doodly—black & white line art, for example. 2. You take the time to create intricate draw paths to achieve a high quality animation ...
4
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Modified date column on Video list
I think a last modified date in the video list would be most helpful for us developers.
13
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Layer stack order vs. Render priority order
The layer stack order now determines both the objects render sequence and the objects visibility as determine by the top to bottom layer stack. Making these features independent of each other would b...
14
Votes
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Timeline show time in/out of props/characters/text
It would be really handy to have the scene timeline show the time a prop/character/text etc begins and ends. This would be really handy for getting the audio sync right with an imported voiceover.
29
Votes
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Erase path
able to set our own paths for the erase animation
0
Votes
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Skinnable hand
able to upload and skin the hand/arm
6
Votes
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Keyboard hot key for starting new path
When using a lot of paths in a drawing, it would be nice if there was a hot key that could be pressed to quickly start a new path versus having to take the cursor off the drawing, move it to the lower...
41
Votes
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Manage assets: delete, rename, create folders
I have uploaded some assets that I won't use. It would be nice to be able to delete unneeded assets that we have uploaded (not Doodly assets). It might also be nice to be able to create folders or ta...
38
Votes
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Adding font for Indian, Nepali users
Non of Hindi and Nepali font i.e Devanagari font is supported by doodly so far. I hope it will be good for doodly to add at least one font , for example, rukmini, kantipur, devanagari etc . Regar...
18
Votes
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Female Hands
Have a female hand available for all background options
19
Votes
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Bendy text / vertical and diagonal text / Word Art
The ability to bend, arch, skew or warp the text would be ace. Arch, Banner, Wave, Circle and multidirectional. You get the idea ;)
32
Votes
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Enable text as hyperlink
Enable text to act as a hyperlink so users can go to a web page/location when the link is clicked
71
Votes
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Save to Hard Drive
It would be handy to be able to save to a hard drive - from a security perspective, some IP - I don't want to share with another company - especially if it is a bit sensitive. If that feature could b...
117
Votes
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Drawing Foreground Assets First
I would love to be able to layer assets so that I can choose to have Doodly draw the foreground assets first and then the background assets around the foreground. This would eliminate the perfectly e...
0
Votes
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Scrolling Timeline During Preview
When previewing a video, the timeline only resyncs at the beginning of each scene. That means that if the scene runs long enough, then you cannot tell where in the soundtrack you are as the video is ...
3
Votes
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Show Drawing Delay and Duration the Timeline for Each Drawing Item
It would make it much easier to adjust the timing of the drawing and the soundtrack if there was some indication on the timeline showing the Delay and Duration for each drawn item. At a minimum, make...
3
Votes
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Doodly Scene Settings
I would like to suggest an extra feature to the scene settings by having an ‘Enter’ scene animation feature. The scenario would be after the first scene exits ex: ‘Swipe left’, then the next...
30
Votes
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Object Fill
I would like to see an object fill feature with the option of having the finished fill look like it is scribbled/shaded in or a solid fill. Being able to fill in a shirt or block text with color would...
5
Votes
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Export/Save as other format
I would like to suggest a way to export in other formats such as Flash or better yet HTML 5. Video formats are bulky and even in HD format I can see the background artifacts near the lines.
30
Votes
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Simple Animation
I know that the hole concept of Doodly is to make the animation look like it is hand drawn on a white/chalk board. However adding in simple animation like being able to have an object resize, stretch/...
9
Votes
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Music duplication
Just started, but I edited down a sound clip and I needed to duplicate it several times. There was no option, so I had to input it and edit it down multiple times, which was time consuming and seemed ...
3
Votes
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List Asset Names in Video (Images, Sound, etc.)
It would be great if we could look at a video we've created and see the names of all assets used including Characters, Props and Sounds/Music.
6
Votes
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Drag and Drop Audiorecordings
Please add the feature to drag and drop audio files or record an additional audio file between two audio. I recently had to remove an audio file from slide 3 and was not able to add a recordging at t...
3
Votes
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Save Feature
Would it be possible for you all to create a new "Save" feature. What I mean is, if I am editing one of my existing videos to fit another application - I would like the option to "Save" it with a new...
6
Votes
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Voice Feature
Hi Can you please Voice IVR feature like AnimationStudio provide. ex. whatever we type the system automatically convert into a different voice which we select.
9
Votes
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Butcher's Paper Background
Having a butcher's paper background with marker pens would be a nice homage to how many people drew presentations for many, many years.
4
Votes
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Make the item list easier to orgaise the sequence
Currently I can see almost 3 items on my display. Some playing about can increase this to 4 but it still isn't good enough. It would be far easier to organise the sequence if we could see all the item...
0
Votes
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The ability to Skew text or images/
It would be nice if we could make text or images skew. Especially text, so that when we have a skew image, one could make the text skew to fit in the image.
3
Votes
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Map ⌘S on MacOS to save
I made the mistake of not actually saving my project. It is second nature to me to keep saving a project, using the shortcut (⌘S). However, when Doodly crashed, I was shocked when I relaunched it, ...
32
Votes
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Camera panning Seetings
Would be nice to select the DIRECTION of the "camera panning" and the SPEED ... (or did In miss that?)
0
Votes
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Object Swipe
It is possible to swipe scenes, but not objects. Exit animation currently only allows an erase mode. It would be incredibly helpful if: 1) exit animation could be applied to each object, so that ...
20
Votes
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Customizing characters
I would like to have the function "build characters from different parts and save them". You could have different head forms, legs, clothes, shoes, body forms (e.g. thin, thick), hair, ... Of course,...
3
Votes
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Transition by hand
I would love to see a feature, when you could get a hand to "swipe" the old slide away to be replaced with a new one.
1
Votes
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Let the timelines move with the video replay
If the timelines moved with the video (if longer than the screen) so that you can see how much more video time you need to add/subtract or see when the audio stops. I made Christmas video and I needed...
0
Votes
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Categorize Characters
I'd really like to see the characters categorized, such as female, male, teens, tweens, kids etc. This would make it much easier to find what I am looking for since I don't know the names of the peopl...
43
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Text Features
It would be great if I could be able to edit the font as I work. Ex: bold one word in the sentence; gradients for emphasis, underline a word, make one word's font size a different size for emphasis, a...
2
Votes
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Social Media Templates
Have different size templates for the various social media platforms: 1x1 for Instagram for example. Being able to easily switch between them would be even better. Thanks!
6
Votes
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Line draw size and syle
Mainly for the black chalkboard but in general for all the draws i'd like a customizable line style (i.e. more fat or thin, dotted and not dotted, etc.)
0
Votes
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What go off and on at the end of a scene
Say i have a teacher and another object in the scene (i.e. a sunglasses prop). A text from the teacher say "These are sunglasses". Now i want that the text - after a programmable delay - disappear... ...
9
Votes
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Timer on Preview
Is it possible to have a timer in the preview? I recently made a doodle for my sisters church Christmas carols. She had requested a particular song and wanted certain elements timed to appear in the...
0
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Ordenas Mis Videos alfabeticamente
Cuando se maneja una gran cantidad de videos parar diferentes proyectos la forma de mostrar el listado de videos hace incomoda la busqueda. Sugiero ordenarlos alfabeticamente. De esta forma los videos...
0
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Process mapping props
Using Doodly to walk an audience through a process map would provide the audience with a better concept of how the process works. So providing the tools and props in Doodly would enhance the product e...
27
Votes
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Post-It notes
It would be really cool to be able to have the hand stick a post-it note on the board, just like people do on whiteboards in real life.
3
Votes
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Allow us to set default color for images/text
Add a setting to the scene settings and video general settings windows to allow us to set default colors for every image/text, rather than the default only being black.
134
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Crop images and disproportional resizing
It would be great to have the ability to crop images and the ability to resize them without constraining proportions. This is especially helpful for images we import ourselves. For instance. I loaded ...
19
Votes
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non-profit / charity images
It would be great to have images in Doodly specific to non-profit / charity / volunteerism. I run a non-profit and purchased Doodly specifically for this purpose but am finding there are no assets in ...
3
Votes
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Find edges magic wand feature
As fantastic as it is to even be able to upload our own pictures and fonts....Wouldn't it be great if imported items had a MAGIC WAND option that could detect the edges? Then all we have to do is set ...
3
Votes
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As a designer, I want to be able to adjust text Leading and Tracking/Kerning
I want to be able to adjust the space between lines of text (highlight text, ALT-UpArrow or ALT-DownArrow) and the space between letters (highlight text, ALT-RightArrow or ALT-LeftArrow)
0
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Really needing a new scene
I really need a scene with two mountaintops and a valley in between. It doesn't have to be overly detailed ... something sinple as a big "M"! However, I'm trying to teach an important communication ...
1
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Assep Properties
Being able to right click on an asset to bring up properties, such as size and the name of the asset.
10
Votes
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ِِAdditional animation effects
It would be wonderful to have a lot of effects beside drawing like (slide up, slide down , fade in\off ... etc ) ,I see it will give the program great flexibility
14
Votes
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"Hand style" with just the marker/chalk, with no hand whatsoever
Please create a "hand style" showing just the marker/chalk, with no hand whatsoever. This would be an excellent feature...
9
Votes
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OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS
Allow us to export or save an open source project so we can send it or share to other doodlers to complete the job
0
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Trucking Services Scenes , Props and Characters
Please add Scenes, Characters and Props for the Trucking and Transportation industry. You currently have no images for this industry.
4
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Tables Tool
It would be nice to have a simple tables tool. This would make lists easier and allow easier formatting.
7
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chroma key for glassboard
Add green screen capability or chroma key option for the scene "glassboard."
0
Votes
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Additional Images
I purchased this and the additional image pack, not knowing it was really weak on outdoor images. That's my entire area I want to use this for. Could use a whitewater raft, oars, canoes, paddles, natu...
0
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Multiple weight Versions of characters
It would be great to have various versions of characters -obese and chubby alternatives to all the “fit” characters you have. Imagine the possibilities for videos (gym, fitness, self help, etc,) n...
0
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Couples doing things
Couples in love, sharing a meal, feeding each other desert, drinking wine, drinking coffee, holding hands, hugging, dancing cheek to cheek, rock climbing (one belaying the other on a rock face), runni...
20
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Book Background - Turning pages and cover
It would be brilliant if you could add a book background with turning pages. You could do story books for kids, or if you wanted to add visual impact for including references - uploading a cover of th...
0
Votes
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Clothing and Glasses to ad
Clothing and Glasses to ad
10
Votes
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Select a group of items form the Items list.
When selecting items from the right-hand items list, current cntrl-click adds to selected items. Add the following facility: Click on the first item, ans Shift Control click on the last item to includ...
3
Votes
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Moving screen OR item when magnified.
Normally the arrow keys move a selected item on the screen. But when the screen is magnified, the arrow keys move BOTH the screen and the item. Suggestion: if an item is selected, the arrow keys shou...
0
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Micro movements
Arrow keys are used to move selected item, but often the alignment has to me completed manually, because the arrow movements are too large. Suggest that if the Shift (or other key) is held down, then ...
0
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Add new items in same position on screen
Recently I added 10 identically -sized items to the screen. The first 2 where placed in exactly the same potion, but the others were placed randomly, and it took a lot of time and effort to align them...
3
Votes
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Save Hot Key
Allow the use of Ctrl-S to save the video. it would be much quicker than clicking the button.
3
Votes
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Startup position
When I open Doodly, it is full screen on my main monitor. Most programs retain the previous settings so that the opening screen returns to where it was last used and at the last screen size. Could th...
25
Votes
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Delete key on the keyboard to delete selected item (s)
It would be great, like many other packages, that keyboard controls work in Doodly; primarily, after selecting an item or items on the canvas, pressing the Del key on the keyboard would action a delet...
6
Votes
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Drag and select items
ability to drag the mouse over a number of items to allow one click copy or delete
39
Votes
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Separate Library for user uploaded assets
When an asset, such as a prop, is uploaded, it's added to the general pool of such assets. I would like to nominate my own library where they could be stored, thus making it easier to locate them.
12
Votes
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Add brush for large path areas
Pencils and pens don't really work for large paths. Stubby markers and brushes would work better
27
Votes
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Fade drawn image
I think it would be nice to have a fade in option for hand-drawn images, particularly those with fill
57
Votes
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Alignment of Images
I know this has been asked previously and was declined, but it would be extraordinarily helpful to be able to align props and text. I have tried using grouping feature and it's not as effective as ali...
3
Votes
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Different size previews
Doodly has a nice BIG canvas to draw on - and the previews are the same size. Post an mp4 version of a Doodle to something like Instagram, though, or look at any of them on a phone, and things can bec...
3
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Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
It would be wonderful to be able to create a similar effect to the original TV series version of the Guide from the Hitchhiker's Gide to the Galaxy - the link below includes the Guide explaining Babel...
0
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Switch between drawing and text
My suggestion is to make it possible to draw a part of a picture with a custom path, add some text, then have another part of the picture be drawn, add some text again, and so on. This would be very u...
0
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allow import of png sequence animation
Animations can be added into the timeline in the form of png sequence 01.png , 02.png .... 300.png for a 10 seconds animation at 30 frames per second.
0
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Sharing videos
It would be nice to have the ability to open videos other people make. For instance, if I am working on a video and want someone to help me I could send my video to them, they could open it up and see...
3
Votes
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Remote processing of export without software needing to be open
One of the comments that seems to come up in the Facebook group often is that it takes a long time for the video to compile and export to the local machine. There have been many suggestions that this...
16
Votes
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Music volume controls
Many of the sounds provided are recorded at different levels. If I use more than one in a presentation - such as a sound effect after music - they can be tremendously out of balance. Please provide ...
20
Votes
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Time Control Preview and Time Preview (Zoom In and Zoom Out)
It takes time for scrolling from the early page to the end of the slides as we have to scrolling manually. I think it is better to add a feature for zoom in and zoom out of time control. Moreoever, th...
6
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Outline of text needs to be different from text color.
Right now wwhen we hover over written text, it's outline begins to glow indicating we are about to work with it - means Doodly recognizes text's contour already. Why can't we use this as effect in ren...
0
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More Outdoor assets
I work with a non-profit that does a lot of outdoor activities with kids. You have tents and even a sleeping bag...but how about a campfire!
6
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Manufacturing/Logistics content
Having just purchased Doodly, I find that the content library is mostly geared towards videos describing B2C scenarios. I'd really like to see content more geared towards B2B: scenes like production l...
6
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How about an automatic downsizing feature for images to be uploaded as assets in doodly?
It seems that not just a few doodly users are having issues with downsizing an image to import as an asset. It is especially frustrating when trying to import svg file images. Automatic size adjustme...
32
Votes
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Preview from current scene to end
Hi, just made my first Doodly - a nice intuitive program, thanks. I note that I can preview the whole movie, or the current scene, but I'd really to be able to choose to preview from an aribitrary po...
0
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Swap assets and character poses
It would be great to be able to swap out assets for other assets and adjust character poses more simply.
0
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Positioning infos
Positioning infos on the assets would be helpful to layout corresponding scenes correctly (without „jumping“ sprites)...
4
Votes
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Copy and paste custom paths
When creating a custom image with a repeating pattern (or even just some repeated elements) it would be a huge time saver if I could copy and paste a path I've made
0
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Audio Features
I want to be able to choose a sound track, and have it start loud, but I should be able to diminish the sound to a certain level, so I can add a sound track / speaking voice - narration. I tried putt...
3
Votes
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Animation tool
Hello! it would be great if you could set the extra time at the end in the scenes settings to 0 or 0.1. Then flowing animations would be possible.
14
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Female Professionals - Needed in SLACKS + Suits, not just dresses for the 21st Century
Female professionals - teachers, lecturers, computer programmers, and professors are only in dresses. Quite sexist and not indicative of 2019 reality. It would be helpful to have some of the female ...
0
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Actions Pane - Stop Images from moving in Actions Pane after Send Backwards/Forwards, then Save
Actions Panel – Problem: Everything keeps moving back to the way it was, even after I have dragged the items into a new position. Here's an example: I have inserted several props. In the Actio...
0
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Export - After first save - Confirmation message needed
Once I Export my video once, and then make changes, and Save again, I am not prompted that there is already a video of that name with a confirmation to give me a choice to save over the same file or s...
5
Votes
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Glassboard Hand - more options - Female hand, pen only
Scene Settings – Glassboard – It looks like there is only one “Caucasian” hand and it appears to be a man’s. Can a female hand (perhaps with nails slightly longer), be added? How about jus...
6
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Add Edit option in right-click menu
Please add the option to go edit an image from right-click menu. It would be very useful when working wit big images that push the image's icons above and you can't see them anymore so you have to kee...
9
Votes
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Global Project Defaults
Have the ability when setting up the project to not only select the default background colour, but set the default hand style, drawing outline colour and default font colour. This will allow for fast...
0
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UK money on props
Have an option for UK money £ only currently USD
59
Votes
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Text for science & math - superscripts & subscripts
More text editing features - specifically superscripts and subscripts - would be very helpful
1
Votes
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Insert Blank Scene Anywhere
It would be nice to insert a new scene to the left or to the right rather than having to create one at the end and then dragging it into place. I've started duplicating a scene, deleting everything, ...