Features
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LOCK your projects - So it can't be accidentally deleted.
We are worried we will accidentally delete a project while sleepy or not thinking. Currently there isn't a way to restore a project once it is deleted. So we would like to see the projects be lockable...
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"Actions" portion of Doodly
Can you somehow make it more obvious than the (very) slight greenish color of the "Layer" that has been selected? Could you outline the "Layer" in red or put a yellow dot in the corner or something? ...
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"Add New Path" button should be on top of lists of paths
In the path tracing tab, it would be more intuitive and user friendly to add the 'add new path' button which currently appears at the bottom of the list of paths, to move it on top of the list. When ...
0
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"Blind person" Character
Developing a presentation searched for a blind person character, to be able to tell a more visual story, and was not able find one. Anyone else would benefit from a blind man / woman character?
0
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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...
11
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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...
0
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"pop out" or enlarge actions for ease in moving things around
It might just be me, but I really struggle to move things around in the actions pane. It would be nice if it could be enlarged, or popped out to it's own mini-window so you can see more than two actio...
0
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"Search for" tool in Scenes
"Search for" tool in Scenes
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"You are about to remove..." pop up is a nuisance
Can I select a way to not have that box pop up? If I trash can an item, I want it gone and don't want to have extra clicks to do it.
3
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(Over)Drawing Style without first erasing
Hello, in scenes with no hand, there is this incredibly nice overdrawing style, where Doodly simple overdraws every object. But as soon as you select a hand, it always erases with the finger or the...
0
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*MUST* have Command-H (Hide app) for Mac
Command-H ("Hide" under the Apple menu) has been a standard on Mac for 20+ years. Anyone who's a daily multi-app user has come to expect and rely on this shortcut for our normal workflow. It makes jum...
8
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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
0
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4k video import an 4k export for custom assets
i need 4k images upload and 4 exports for clients adds on 4k tv to display in shops
51
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90 degree custom path turns
I'm an architect, and I'd like to draw custom paths over line drawings. When I do this from point to point and turn a corner,, the path tries to smooth out the turn. The only way I've been able to do ...
9
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A catalog of assets to view your many assets available to new members.
To browse threw the assets on the little window to come up with ideas is daunting. I would like to scroll threw a full page version of all drawings available to use. even print out for use in a group ...
0
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A choice of a paw using the writing tool
I'm in the dog niche and it would be great to have a paw instead of a hand doing the writing!
3
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A Library of people and objects relating to voting, surveys, polls, etc.
A Library of people and objects relating to voting, surveys, polls, etc. especially in this election year.
0
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A play button next to the job bars
If possible, add a play button next to the job bars so you don't have to go upstairs to have to preview it, like in Toonly.
0
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Ability to add layers for different media
Let the people add as many as layers for different media he wants
3
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Ability to change the Opacity on background images
When importing an image we should have the ability to change the opacity of an image to allow the words and other images to stand out more.
3
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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...
0
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Ability to concatenate templates
Some templates are great introductions - while others actually present content - I just wanted to concatenate them to save time...
0
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Ability to cut mp3 before uploading
Some mp3 like music have longer duration. Providing room for cutting mp3 before uploading to the server saves time and space.
16
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Ability to Disable Elements in Scene
It would be great to create scenes with 'interchangeable' elements (props, characters, text) so that it would be possible to create similar videos but with specific variations
39
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Ability to disable individual draw paths
When creating intricate draw paths for a custom image, it would help considerably if specific draw paths could be disabled, so that additional draw paths could be created without interference
0
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Ability to do custom aspect ratio in pan and zooming
The present aspect ration is locked in pan and zooming. Please add an option to do a custom aspect ratio so that i can choose only a particular part of scene for start and exact part of scene for end....
0
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Ability to drag a property into 'actions' area
would like to have ability to drag a property into 'action' area into a sequence. This should bring the property into the canvas and the action area into your desired sequence.
3
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Ability to have background music and allow each scene to set the volume
Ability to have background music and allow each scene to set the volume. This is needed because you need to adjust the background music lower in certain scenes because of voice over.
0
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Ability to hide paths
When using paths in Doodly it would be useful to be able to hide some paths when doing editing so as to be able to clearly see and edit lower path layers
18
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Ability to insert power poimt slide
Ability to insert power poimt slide so that we can explain in more cozy way..
6
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Ability to open timeline, preview, tools, etc all in different windows so you can increase the size as large as you wish
Right now with all of the various tools, timelines, preview pane, etc. all tied into one window it makes it hard to see everything at once. It would be great to be able to open each tool as an individ...
4
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Ability to select only a part of image to get drawn
For example you need a man running up the steps but you want to used different steps. To be able to select only part of the path you want to draw, instead of drawing the entire image. (And no this can...
17
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Ability to set time for each path in imported images.
I create explainer videos where I import images i draw in softwares like sketchbook and I need to set custom paths with their own time and delays so that I can explain different parts of a image. Exam...
0
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ability to share doodly files to co-work on them between two, or more, accounts
Being able to save the actual original doodly "construction file" before its exported to another format, making it possible to co-work on the same file via file sharing or just by emailing the file to...
0
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ability to show an asset in a scene and then hide it
I'm trying to show a pointer to something on the scene and then make the pointer disappear and point to something else on the scene. This is not currently possible.
0
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Ability to Zoom When working with paths
Working with detailed paths in doodly is difficult / impossible because the screen is too small to support it. Imagine photoshop without a zoom feature and you will understand what I mean
5
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Able to select delay durations to match voice over
i want a car to stat drawing at 1 min 15 seconds of my voice over as an example. with the delay and duration, it would be nice if i can give that direct timing of my timeline where i want it to start...
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...
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actions, tools, percentage of scene to be at 50 % or 25 % all the time
HI, when doing a new video, it would be great if we can keep the scene setting tools to 50 % or 25 % all the time. when i change to new scene, it going back to 75 or 100 percent. and for every scene...
6
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Add "custom background color" to Glassboard, similar to same feature already available on other backgrounds
BACKGROUND: Glassboard style is fantastic when simulating hand-drawn text (or images) on windows and similarly transparent objects. Because the hands are flipped and behind the text, it really nails ...
0
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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.
0
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Add a face covering to images
In these funny old times many of the images I would like to use should wear face coverings. Be nice if it coukd be added
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Add a feature to the help drop down menu to make reporting an issue easier
Add a selection to the help drop down menu to make reporting an issue easier.
3
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Add a new Export File Type - Animated GIF
This would make it much easier to embed presentations into web pages. At the moment I need to export as an MP4 then use a utility to convert.
43
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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.
0
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Add ability to fine-tune path tracing width mid-path
BACKGROUND: Currently when tracing the path for a custom/imported image, we place dots along the path and Doodly brilliantly connects the dots using splines to create a smooth animation. The GUI allo...
0
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Add albino characters
Add albino boy, girl , teenage boy and girl, adult male and female
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Add an option to whether import svg with path or not
During svg import. Doodly allows to import multiple svg but user have to go to each one to import their path. I think it's a good idea to have a tick option to allow user to import svg with their path...
7
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Add animals
Please consider adding animals, especially native North American wildlife species like squirrels, raccoons, opossums, etc.
0
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Add another voice track
Please add another voice track so that if you make a mistake recording a narration, you don’t have to start all over again...this feature would have saved me an entire day of recording a 7 minute vi...
27
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Add Bangla Fonts
Please add bangla fonts like "Nirmala, Mukti_1.99_PR, Siyamrupali, vrinda etc.". I can't make videos in my own language.
12
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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
6
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add digital clock on playback to help solve timing issues
Timing of Drawings and Voice overs would be easier to match if there were digital time values provided during playback. Currently, there is no way to actually know when events happen so no easy way t...
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...
2
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Add erase option per asset to avoid unnecessary erase animation per asset
There should be an "erase" intro animation option to be on/off per asset and not for all the global scene setting. This will help to avoid unnecessary "erase" animation when some assets are on top of ...
0
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Add Last Saved Date/Time to My Videos Library
Add the date/time a project was last saved for each entry in My Videos. Helpful when looking through to find a project worked on some time prior to current date.
3
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Add more Enter Animations
Enter Animation for a prop or character can select either "Draw" or "None". Please add "fly in bottom", "fly in left", etc. It's a simple addition; just pans the prop up or sideways from the bottom in...
6
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Add more female characters
Doodly needs more female characters to address the needs of your many female videomakers.
6
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Add more Law Enforcement Props
It would be nice to have more law enforcement props, like police cars, and police officers talking/interacting with kids. We want to be able to do community engagement type videos and there isn't a l...
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...
0
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Add new users' section
Can you add new section/tab for users' uploads When we add new image or character it comes in the standard category, it will be better if comes in separate section
14
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Add new vertices within a draw path
When editing a draw path, it would be helpful to be able to add new points/vertices between other points in the drawing path.
0
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Add Pixabay or pexels images search engine
Pixabay and pixels are royalty-free images search engines, if you guys add this feature into doodly it will be life-changing for us. This feature will save our lot of time for searching images, downlo...
0
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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.
0
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Add Settings for Purchased Product
Add a settings element that will provide a way to turn off advertising of other products and the purchase of additional items within the selected items.
0
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Add the ability to search for a video project.
with many videos, it's very time consuming trying to find a video. Please add the ability to search by video name or key words in the video names.
0
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add time to the end of a text message
I can add time to the end of a scene, but if I have a number of bullet points (each on the same page) it would be helpful to be able to add time to the end of each text box. The cumbersome workaround...
12
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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.
76
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Adding color through the platform
I watched how one person added color to their Doodly. WAY TOO COMPLICATED. Anyway of getting color added to the Doodly platform as opposed to creating an image and then coloring it on a photoshop and ...
38
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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...
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Adding more arabic men and women
Can you add more arabic men and women as what you have is very basic as the cloth is for arabic but not Khaliji ones. Most of our customers are Emirati, Saudi, Kuwaiti and Bahraini men and women,
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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
0
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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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Additional Characters
Characters Like Religious People, Monks, Sadhu, Baba, Priest, Pastor, Nuns, Etc Should Be Added. Also Scenes Of Temple And Holy Places Should Be Added.
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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...
3
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Additional Images for Resellers
I buy Auction Items and turn around and Re-sell them in my Ebay Online Store. I am suggesting additional images to be considered for Re-Sellers to use. Additional Images: Camo Tactical Gear - Camo T-...
16
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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.
3
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Adjust Timeline scale
To be able to adjust Timeline scale so that Timeline can be maximized or minimized and we can see more details of a (very) short clip and shorted a (very) long clip / Timeline.
0
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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...
4
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Adjustable pane size.
Allow users to adjust the height of the left/right/bottom windows so that the users can see more of what they wanted to work on. For example, a taller right windows would make drag-and-drop of assets ...
0
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adjusting time duration in scenes items
the default time duration is 3s in scene image items. Can this field take zero value as a direct input instead of pressing down the -ve button multiple times to bring it to zero. Or provide a setting ...
0
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After enter a text element have the cursor default to already enter/replace the placeholder text
It seems trivial, but it would be really nice (and efficient) upon double-clicking to enter a text element to allow for the text to either automatically be replaced as you begin typing or at least hav...
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align elements against one another, in the scene
When moving elements in a scene, there can be guidelines that indicate their alignment against the other elements. For example, if I'm moving a certain element and drag it close to another one. When t...
0
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Align Multiple Items.
I would like the ability to select multiple items and line them up as a standalone or centered between 2 points.
0
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Align the scene to the timeline with the scene being viewed/edited
At present, when a particular scene is being viewed or edited, the corresponding scene on the timeline is far to the right of the scene in the view window. This makes navigating from scene-to-scene e...
0
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Align the subtitles to the right
Adding the ability to align the subtitles to the right (for right to left language).
0
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Aligning fx Resource on Timeline
Please be able to "snap to" the beginning of an fx Resource with the beginning of a scene. Another option would be able to move the fx Resource along the timeline in small increments by selecting it a...
27
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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...
48
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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...
0
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All about Aquascaping Scenes, Character Posings, and Props
Hello, I would like to request more freshwater aquarium fishes, invertebrates, plants, hardscape materials (rocks, driftwood), more aquariums (2D, 3D) complete with soil already in it, please. Some c...
3
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Allow different Erase Modes per scene
Can we have an option to set a different erase mode per scene instead of for the entire video? Many times, the hand is erasing a blank section of a scene (because I have drawn a blank rectangle to era...
8
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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...
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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Allow imports of several audio files in the same time
Presently we can only upload one by one
0
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Allow merge props.
Allow that when superimposing props, they can be selected both and converted into a new element that can be rescaled, moved and drawn at once.
0
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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...
0
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Allow of sorting by each of the fields in the project columns
Allow sorting by created on date, Modified On, Title, etc. This makes it easier to find a project. This should apply even if in one of the folders with that new feature.
3
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Allow Simple Definition of Text Styles
A simple method of defining text styles (font, size, etc) would save a lot of time and allow multiple scenes to have a more consistent look. Maybe define simple paragraph styles such as in HTML such ...
6
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Allow Subtitle to be shown with more flexibility
I see that doodly now allow subtitles. But at the moment we can only paste one whole paragraph per scene. If possible doodly can allow user to set subtitle to show sentence by sentence or a few words ...
0
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Allow the end of the scene field to be dragged past the end of the screen
I want to extend my screen field past the end of the screen but I'm stopped from dragging it any further than the end of the window to the right. After I stop my drag the cursor slides all the way ba...