Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
14
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Pen in hand should reflect the chosen color of the drawing
I think the title describes it well ?
14
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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.
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 ...
14
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Erase in the scene
Sometimes you wish some of the text or drawing from the scene just go away, but without the erase option, I ways end-up creating a new scene.
13
Votes
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Text animation timing : with previous
I used to animate with GoAnimate (now Vyond). One of the cool features of this tool is that it allows you to set the timing for your text animation. For instance, a series of text fields can appear s...
13
Votes
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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...
13
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Portrait videos
90% of the people view on mobile and viewing on portrait mode would be the preferred choice
13
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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...
13
Votes
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Export scenes as SVG/PNG
There are some scenes which we would like to export individually as SVG or PNG. Hope to see this feature available soon!
12
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Increase the maximum width of the paths in the Path Size slider
The existing range of path widths is great for tracing line art, but many logos use very wide letters and stripes of color. It would help if the maximum width were about three times as wide as it is n...
12
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Fitness scenes
Hello. There is less charachters for body building and personal trainer and nothins as a scene. Can you create, please, some scenes of gyms, fitness center and equipment like barbell and dumbells? Tha...
12
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Update imported image on canvas
Custom paths take a long time to create in complex images. If there is a need to correct or adjust an image after the draw path has been created,. the whole draw path has to be remade. On such occas...
12
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edit images
it would be nice if we can erase/cut part of an integrated image in system. Example...use a body and replace with an live real individuals face laughting, crying, scared, excited, etc etc... same thin...
12
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Scaling objects along paths
It would be nice to be able to scale objects after they were drawn. For example a light bulb is drawn and then getting bigger or smaller to either gain attention on the object or transfer it to the ba...
12
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Jon Oliver Last Week Tonight transition
Instead of a swipe, make it look like the canvas is infinitely large. move the current scene off at a slower speed than a swipe, but start the drawing animation of the new scene as it moves into frame...
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
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.
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 ...
12
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Panning / Zooming needs to have same precision controls as other features
I've seen some videos doing side-scrolling storytelling. As the video progresses, the canvas scrolls to the right. This is possible with the existing panning/zooming controls, but is tremendously diff...
12
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Audio animation Sync Problem
There is a must needed function missing from Doodly. Doodly doesnot have function to sync animation and audio at particular time. Doing it manually is very difficult and time consuming. This function ...
12
Votes
Considered
Hindi Language Typing
Hindi Language Typing
12
Votes
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More Basic Shapes
It would be nice to have more basic types of arrows (just a line with an arrowhead) in different directions rather than the big fancy ones. Also things like grids, more elongated rectangles, circles t...
11
Votes
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Fade out scene
The ability to fade the scene rather than swipe would be nice
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...
11
Votes
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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...
11
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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...
11
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Embed a clickaber URL to your video
Would be great to have the abilty to put a url in your video that is clickable. I imagine this is hard to implement?
11
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Search For Scenes With Names
Scenes should have names with which we can search for them like the Characters, Props, Sounds, and Marketplace Tabs all do. This will save the time spent scrolling through tens of scenes to find the ...
10
Votes
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Storyboard
Is it possible to create a storyboard feature that somehow allows a user to organize their planned spoken text alongside their scenes? Sort of a planning/staging area?
10
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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
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...
10
Votes
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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'.
10
Votes
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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...
10
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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...
10
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Reverse Order of Draw Paths
Please reverse the order of draw paths so that the latest is at the top. The "new path" button should also be at the top. It's very tedious to be on, say, path 100 and have to scroll all the way to th...
9
Votes
Considered
Scene Exit Animation - "Scene Expands" or "Zoom Out"
I'd like to suggest a scene exit animation. It would be useful to have a "Scene Expands" or "Zoom Out" transition between scenes where Scene A is completed, then the video appears to Zoom Out --- Scen...
9
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Edit Draw Paths on Shared Images
I love the fact that we can share draw paths and custom images, but I would like to have the option to edit draw paths on shared images, as well. For example, I may not like the way the original owne...
9
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No bald men
There are no older men / bald men in the images library.
9
Votes
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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 ...
9
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Drawing method
What about just the pen or chalk without a hand for drawing assets. The hand can be quite obstruction to reading or seeing assets develop.
9
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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 ...
9
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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.
9
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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...
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
9
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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...
9
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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...
9
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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.
9
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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...
9
Votes
Considered
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.
9
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preview's lag problem
hi i notice that when i klik preview, the hands on the video lag a lot.i hope the lag can be solved coz it disturb me(drives me crazy actually) when i try to make sure everything is ok between the d...
9
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Hide or make transparent part of asset
I would be nice to be able to modify an asset : for example make a laptop Screen transparent (to see asset behind) , or hide legs of a character (and don't draw the hiding part) .
9
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Animate simultaneously
I would enjoy the ability to have certain items animate on at the same time others do.
9
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I noticed a bug and support told me to post here
I keep encountering a bug where my audio is out of sync with the rendered video. The audio is perfect when previewing the doodle but gets out of sync when rendered into the final. It has something t...
9
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Bulleted lists
Bullet or numbering option to be added to text boxes.
9
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Please put the Russian font
No Russian font. I live in a country where Russian is the language. I bought a subscription for a year. But I can not write in a program in Russian. .Help! Put the Russian text. thanks
9
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Centering of Objects
Why can't images snap to the center of the frame, or at least have a dotted line that comes out when you are in the center such as Photoshop of even Powerpoint? The grid is all fine and well but I sti...
8
Votes
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Static Backgrounds
Let's say I have a scene where I want the background to remain the same but characters in the scene to change (either entirely or just their pose). As far as I can tell it is currently not possible to...
8
Votes
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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.....
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...
8
Votes
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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
8
Votes
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Delete multiple scenes at one time
in case users want to delete a large amount of scenes, they don't need to delete one by one.
8
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linking of audio snippets
I do lectures with Doodly. Very long programs. Very effective. But adjusting audio is very difficult. I record small pieces of audio through program.... Maybe have 50 snippets. I would like an option ...
7
Votes
Considered
Save and Open
The ability to save a Doodly file to a location (local or internet) with the ability to open other shared files. "How did they do that?" When someone shares a file you can see the step by step proces...
7
Votes
Considered
Add animals
Please consider adding animals, especially native North American wildlife species like squirrels, raccoons, opossums, etc.
7
Votes
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chroma key for glassboard
Add green screen capability or chroma key option for the scene "glassboard."
7
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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 ...
7
Votes
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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...
7
Votes
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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.
7
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Arabic writing are not displayed in reverse
Hi, so I have added more than one arabic font, however, when writing in arabic language, the sentence is displayed on board in reverse so, when writing the word مرحبا it is displayed in reverse ...
7
Votes
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Fill option to change the color of the shape
It will be great to add Fill option to change the color of the shape
7
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Volume Setting (Music vs Voice Over)
There should a way to control volume (music and voice over) setting across the scene. So we can adjust volume of music (let us say down) while emphasizing volume of voice over (taking volume of voice...
7
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Handless pen
I would like the option of the current writing instruments without the arms, just a hand or no hand at all
7
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Make Marketplace Bundle Scenes Editable
Make the scenes in Marketplace Bundles editable, similar to how we can edit regular Doodly scenes. For example, I purchased the Computer Bundle and wanted to use the "Group Discussion in Front of a La...
6
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Hand actions
It would be great if the hand could knock on the board or wave Thanks!
6
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LANGUAGE FONTS
Over the last several days, your Facebook site has been bombarded with requests to add more fonts. Like Word, Power Point, , Whatsapp and other platforms, they accept foreign language fonts and allow ...
6
Votes
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Easer Transition
It would be nice to have a Scene transition that the entire area is eased with the hand and easer, just like the artist is clearing the board.
6
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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...
6
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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...
6
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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.
6
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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.)
6
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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
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...
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
Votes
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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...
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...
6
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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 ...
6
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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...
6
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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...
6
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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.
6
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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 ...
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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Replace Hand with Typewriter hammer and Sound
Always looking for options - as a "hand", have a typewriter "hammer" - what used to come up and hit the ribbon to create the letter. Most people are still familiar with this, and it conveys typing ver...
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...
6
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Team members platform
Ability to add team members that can create videos for our clients. Their own logins, and all. When running an agency you generally have a team that does stuff. We need this please.
6
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Text does not respect adding spaces before words, it removes the spaces.
When I add text I need to have certain lines starting with spaces, but Doodly removes the spaces before the starting words. I even uploaded mono-space fonts and it did not work. It's the beginning sp...
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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Standard poses, emotions and expressions for each character
I am resubmitting this request for DOODLY: I think it would be better if there is a baseline standard of poses, emotions, and expressions for each character to be consistent. Sometimes I used a partic...
6
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Please add India Languages. I uploaded Telugu font but it's not supported, Please add India Languages Fonts.
Please add India Languages. I uploaded Telugu font but it's not supported, Please add India Languages Fonts. Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marat...
6
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Introduction of the hand
Right now the hand just appears out of nowhere and starts drawing immediately. It would be nice if we could show it entering up from outside of the frame.
6
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Ancient greeks characters and images
I am a philosophy teacher and having some characters looking like ancient greek and some ancient landmark settings ( agora, acrolopis, etc) would be awesome for my purpose.