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Sharing page for users assets
Some of the assets that users create would not be considered proprietary, and could be great open source elements for others to access at no cost if there were a landing page for those.
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Allow music/sound editing before inserting
Problem: If a piece of music inserted between two others needs to be changed, the sound elements to the right of the 'space' have to be 'pushed' to the right to make room for the entire new piece, ev...
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Select multiple PATH (ie to change their width together)
It would be usefull (specially after load SVG) to be able to select multiple path (or all) in an asset to be able to change their width.
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Drone images
Could we have images of drones
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Smart path recognition
Algorithms could be made to predict likely line paths when a user uploads his/her own graphic, just as a starting point. It wouldn't have to be perfect if it were used as just a starting point...coul...
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hand gestures
The user could select a gesture to throw in now and then....such as the "I love you" sign, thumbs up/down, waving hi, dropping the chalk accidentally, shaking a finger at you, or even just movements t...
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Teacher friendly doodly
When I downloaded the app I was disappointed by the limited set of characters. I do not intend to boost a business through these videos, but to create videos that I can use in the language classroom. ...
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Item transitions
Give items/characters the ability to slide in, fade in or pop onto the screen. If you don't want them drawn on as it may take too much time in a slide, there are no other options except for them just...
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Plus (+) button ABOVE minus (-) button in timing fields
The + and - symbols in the Delay and Duration fields should really be the other way round. Most people expect + indicating 'higher' to be stacked *higher* than -, indicating 'lower'.
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Remove or reduce enforced "Extra time at the end" to allow smoother animation effects
Although Doodly is not primarily an animation app, we can easily achieve the effect of a character or prop moving around the scene, by repeatedly duplicating the scene and moving the item slightly. T...
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Alignment and sizing
For the OCD-inclined, it would be great if we could ... (a) align and/or horizontally or vertically centre an object EXACTLY via buttons, rather than having to eyeball and drag it; (b) size text EXAC...
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Change the color of the scroll bar in the Actions box so it can be seen
The scroll bar in the Actions box on the right side of the screen is the same color (black) as the box background. I didn’t even realize there was a scroll bar until my Save button disappeared and I...
3
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Characters waving
need characters waving hello (or goodbye)....seems rather obvious.
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Control handles
It would be nice to have control handles on each of the nodes to facilitate the transition into and out of a node, i.e. a bezier curve, also being able to insert a new node in between existing nodes a...
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Keyboard Shortcuts
Hot keys for zoom in + and zoom out - would be, ctrl + to add a node at the selected point & ctrl - to delete a node at the selected point keypad # 5 to zoom to window, etc.....
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Node transition style
When creating nodes that go around the perimeter of a box shape it would be nice to be able to select a node transition option for round, mitered, or square corners to make the path fit more precisely...
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Grouping of reveal paths
Would be nice to be able to group together certain reveal paths under a main path label in order to help organize and shorten the path list after about 30 or so path reveals. Would also allow for easi...
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Adjustable dialog section
It would be very nice to be able to resize sections of the Action & Scenes-Characters-Props-Text-Sounds panels so that the areas that need more space i.e the paths section can be grown or shrunk, also...
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Searching for Images & Characters
I have the enterprise version and there are tons of images, the problem I'm running into is being able to find them. I'd love to have more categories, especially for the "characters". Breaking down a...
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Video as custom background
When creating a new video, as custom background you should be able to choose another video, that would be extremely powerful because you could use it as an annotation tool for videos and more! Anothe...
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Make audio clips splittable and resizable
You should be able to split audio clips so that the first one ends where you cut and the second one begins not from the beginning of the clip but from where you cut. This implies that you have to make...
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Collaborators option
Is there a way we can add a collaborator Feature which can be modelled from Apple strategy to collaborate with their products. For example: I can click collabortator, have options to receive link, e...
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Set Default colors for Font and drawings
It would be very helpful to have a 'preferences' option in Doodly where I can set default colors for text, props and characters. Today I have to open each element and change the color. When there are ...
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Option to add normal/ non-inverted pictures (assets) to chalkboard
Pictures colors are automatically inverted when adding to chalkboard scenes. While that looks great for most assets, it would be even greater to have the option to include pictures as they are. This w...
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Search Feature and Imports
1) The search feature really needs an overhaul. I checked what was in Doodly already against what the packs offered. I searched "love" and Doodly returned every prop with the word "love" in it. So I w...
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Support Unicode
PLEASE ADD UNICODE SUPPORT
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Additional scene transitions
I would like to see a fade transition for scenes and also a single wipe of the scene like pulling a transparent curtain down or across the scene.
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Edit characters
Option to edit characters. Example in a scene of a bus I want to insert a character seated. There are characters seated in chairs but we can't remove the chair. Need the ability of moving the characte...
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Extra track for constant background
Is it possible to have an extra video track which could run a constant background behind the 'action' track? In its simplest form this could take a plain colour or text, ranging through a full image b...
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Evolurion
Ideas and evidence that supports evolution
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Pause drawing mid drawing
For example, I want to start drawing a scene, or a person. In the middle of the drawing, I want to jump over and write some text. Then come back to finish drawing the person. Or I start drawing a few ...
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More Image Sizing & Tweaking Options
Right now, You can only size items larger or smaller. If I want to put something along a wall that is at a 45 degree angle, it would be nice to have the ability to resize the width without it resizing...
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SnapShot feature to save scene as image
I think we need a "SnapShot" feature so we can save an image of any frame of the video and then use it later as a background (so we can get a mix of chalk & marker in the same scene, etc.) or used as ...
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Writing without hand
I'd like to have writings appear like now but without hand. Now if you don't want hand, writings appears immediatly, I need writings appers slowly but without hand because if you have a lot of writing...
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EDITAR LOS DIBUJOS
Sería interesante poder editar los dibujos, sobre todo los que tienen texto, para poder ponerlos en nuestro idioma (por ejemplo, cambiar SCHOOL por COLEGIO
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Names Paths
When pathing a more detailed Image it sometimes gets tricky to search for the right path to edit. If paths can be named it will be easier to find the specific path.
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Audio tweaks.
Be able to fade music audio at the end, even better keyframe audio levels so it could duck under words. Be able to slice and dice the voice over to replace bad takes,
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Increase zoom factor when creating manual paths
When pathing images it is a huge advantage to zoom in more than it is possible now. Lines and the "red paths" can be aligned better this way.
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auto completion of custom imported assets with complex reveal paths
I have just recently finished quite a complex drawing with custom reveal paths. The image was a photograph of a person which I converted into a black and white sketch in photoshop. Once imported I end...
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Add a watermark with either text or logo to the video
Upload a graphic or enter a text to be shown permanently on the video.
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GIF Support
Allow export of videos as GIF with frame rates as low as 12 fps and with looping options. This would be great for e-mail mail outs because the recipient need not have to click on a link or activate a ...
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Ability to color existing doodles based on paths
There are countless doodles in doodly, all colorless. If we can add colors to different parts like shirt, skin, hair etc based on "user customized paths" the output possibilities could be endless! Ple...
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Brus Hands or Hand
Hands That hold a brush as in this example https://youtu.be/S8ULGTjtDG0?t=200
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Graphing Calculator / Charts
I would love a graphing calculator / charting system where I can simply enter a formula and doodly draws the charts in doodly style. Yes, I can import a chart and trace over it but this would save to...
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Portrait videos
90% of the people view on mobile and viewing on portrait mode would be the preferred choice
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Fade music track in middle
When you open with a music track and then have voiceover, it is really helpful to lower track volume when voiceover starts and then make it louder when voiceover ends before fading out.
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Provide a way to underline and highlight words in text
It would be great if I could emphasize a word in a sentence by having the pen go back and either underline it or highlight it (as with a highlighter).
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Add a dramatic pause after period before starting next sentence.
Currently I have to do this by adding two different text objects side-by-side. It would be nice to have more control over this within a single text object.
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Paste Text
Allow paste text into text box, using mouse right click.
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New Scene(s)
Would it be possible to create new scenes focused around sports... maybe a basketball court, tennis court, soccer field, football field, golf course, running track, volleyball court, etc....
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tridimensional
permitiri ingresar graficos en calidad 3d
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Thumbnails
You should be able to capture the first slide as the video thumbnail. Without some additional software editing, the video jus appears as a blank white slide. That's not good.
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Add Voiceover on Scenc by Scene Basis
It would be nice to be able to add voice over on a scene by scene basis, which will help ease the challenge of syncing.
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make a character talk, lip sync, move/animate and use text-to-speech
I know there is a feature to record voice/narration to put on the video, but it would be better if it has the option to build-in by use text-to-speech narration feature like Vyond whiteboard. Also, it...
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Draw scene after characters and props
Now inserting a scene removes al the content. It would be nice to draw some main characters and props first, and than filling the scene with a background Scene. Just as a regular painting is made.
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Allow for print of a presentation
It would be nice to allow us to print a copy of the finished screens so that after a presentation the participants can use a "paper" copy to write down notes on the actual screens presented. Thank Yo...
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Characters' drawings/same stroke
The stroke thickness of some characters is different from others (ex: Kevin typing on the computer vs Emily on the PC). When I assemble more than two characters in one scene, the difference is obvious...
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Speech Bubble flexibility
The speech bubble hook all point down, makes it hard to attach a speech bubble to large character. Suggest bigger variety of speech bubbles or editable hooks
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Goose feather pen, paint brush and pencil
Wouldn't it be ice to have more options than just a pen, such as goose feather, paint brush and a pencil?
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PAINT SVG
A simple SVG painter for coloring movies
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New music Sounds
In relation to your request on your post about fresh music tracts, Music that is in the public domain oldies but goodies, fourth of July fireworks work sound, or holiday sounds, cartoon sounds, facial...
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Add Scenes for Municipalities/City Government/City Council Meetings/City Residents/Legislative Bodies?Spectator Gallery
Add Scenes for Municipalities/City Government/City Council Meetings/City Residents/Legislative Bodies?Spectator Gallery. Needed for getting storyboard attention to voters, civic activists, etc.
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High-Resolution Screen Grabs
It would be great to have the ability to export a JPG or transparent PNG of any completed scene, for use on the Web as the "static image" when a device can't play the video (some website designs/progr...
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3rd Audio Timeline (for sound effects)
I'd love to see a third audio timeline added, for sounds effects, such as whiteboard or chalkboard scribble, crashes, boings, screams, exclamations etc
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Auto Resize Image if too large
Doodly shows a warning and won't import an image if larger than the size limit. If it is the right size, it would be nice for Doodly to automatically scale the image down to acceptable size and then i...
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Double Click On Asset To Open Assest Settings.
By double clicking on asset should open asset settings. This would save lots of time & make Doodly even more user-friendly.
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Keyboard Shortcut To PREVIEW And STOP PREVIEW.
Please add different keyboard shortcuts for "scene preview", "full preview" and "pause preview" (I know close preview shortcut is ESC, but I'm talking about pause). This will save lots of time.
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Possibility to erase a character or item
It would be nice to be able to erase a character or item (this is not the same as the current erase when something overlaps), This way we could have a character, sentence or object erased from the pic...
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Give More Screen Estate.
Minimize the menu bar. Keep unnecessary stuffs like name of the user, membership type in "about", Make the big Doodly logo smaller to fit the new menu bar. Put some useful buttons like "my videos", "...
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Change the color of own made (or third party) scv's prop's
Change the color of own made scv's prop's was possible till version 1.18.9 and from then on depreciated. It would be nice to get this feature back. Now you can only change the color of the prop's deli...
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Additional Built-in Fonts
It would be great if there were more built-in fonts instead of adding to add my fonts. I'm thinking if there were at least 10 of the most common fonts used, it would be a helpful addition.
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Characters
we work in the cheer industry, would love to see cheerleader and cheer based characters/objects :)
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script treatment
I am a script writer, and it would be amazing if you had features, which included script treatments, ie so one could create a video for a producer, for example, and send a script treatment as part of ...
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Export to MS Powerpoint
It would be wonderful if we could export each scene to MS Powerpoint or a similar program.
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Colours for the Chalk
If we can have colours for the chalk option other than white, then it could look like charcoal when we make the colour black.
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Timeline Lock
Lock the timeline so nothing can be moved by accident
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Change size of drawing hand
It would be nice to be able to influence the size of the hand that does the drawing, particularly making it a bit smaller. I can imagine this is a tough ask, but having some influence on its size woul...
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Reveal Paths
Adding the possibility of selecting several paths (CTR + click on paths) and moving all together.
12
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Perspective transform
I find it annoying that the perspective is often different between objects. It could be mitigated somewhat by having a "perspective transform" setting like Photoshop. It would be particularly useful ...
24
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Scene Transition None
The ability to set the scene transition to None in the 'global' settings so you don't have to do it on each scene.
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Text Editing work flow
Automatically "highlight" the "Double click to enter text..." text in the text editing box so when double clicking you can just begin typing instead of having to highlight the existing text.
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Path Drawing Background
The path drawing "pane" is set to white. I have a logo that is white so when opened to create a drawing path it is invisible. Need the ability to change the path drawing pane background colour. Just w...
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Children's Hands to Draw the Images
Hi, would it be possible to add some more types of hands to draw the images? Especially children's hands would be good as I would like to use them for videos to show to children. A variety of childr...
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CTRL+A not working
The Edit->Select All button does nothing, nor does CTRL+A. It should, instead, select all elements. Also, it would be good to be able to select multiple elements at once by drawing a selection area (...
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"Browse file" should check for extension
In a well designed program, when an input file dialog or similar control, the program should check for extension (at least on Windows). Usually, a second option to see all files should be allowed. How...
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Specific size settings, not just sliders and handles
I'd like to be able to rely on specific sizing for fonts, percent sizing for images, and number sizing for features that are sized on a slider, such as line width. It's very difficult to get consisten...
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Transparent background
It would be great if we could choose a transparent background - then the exported file would have significantly more utility if brought into another program, such as the ability to use the exported fi...
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Dress women figures more unisex looking
Women figures are not just feminine looking. These figures show women as mostly wearing skirts or dresses. Most women these days wear pants at work, or shorts when they're exercising, not skirts! You ...
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Silhouette images and props
Brad Callen, I note that you have taken down the query about styles of images that the Doodly design group would like and use, as the few responses were generalizations and not giving specific website...
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Scene and Characters Moslem
I want to request Moslem scenes and characters Thanks
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Background Shadow Around text
Hello, I would really like the option to add a shadow color behind the text that is slightly larger than the text. To get an idea of what I mean, just hover over the text in a video page and notice t...
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Present straight from Doodly (preferbly offline)
It would be perfect if we can present straight from Doodly without exporting the project as a video. With the ability to pause and start the animation with a mouse click, this can easily replace the ...
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Drop Shadow Effect
Option to add a drop shadow to text and/or props/characters to make them pop off the screen and give the image more depth. Would really improve the quality of the videos that can be produced.
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Indicator of sequence put at each item
It would be great to put a small indicator - number to each item, indicating the sequence of playing. When you click on an item it should also dynamically move to the item in the items-list. (indicat...
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Make Undo and Redo functions visibke intead of hidding it in right-click menu
Put an undo and redo button visible on the interface. Always productivity gain during doodly scene creation.
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Text introduction method
The way text must be added in Doodly is really like in the sixties. First you have to select a font which you drag and drop to make a text item. You have to double click to enter text. I don't under...
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Change the duration of the entire video.
Change the duration of the entire video, so it would automatically adjust all scenes accordingly, instead of going in one by one scene and change them individually.
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Let us set a standard writing speed
To slow down the super-speedy writing, I have to go into each text item and recalculate the timing by multiplying the number of letters by my writing speed, (0.2 letters per second - about 3 1/2 times...
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allowing google accounts
make it possible to use google accounts in doodly
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Puzzle Image
There is currently 1 image of two puzzle pieces laying over one another. A single puzzle piece would be much more useful as it could be sequenced to connect with other instances of that same puzzle p...