Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
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...
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 ...
6
Votes
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Business Women in Pants
The women in Doodly are either very casual, (too casual to use in a business video), or in a skirt or dress. Please provide business women in pants.
6
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Extra Time in Video Settings
I would like to see a default variable for extra time at the end in video settings. It is currently only available in individual Scene Settings and defaults to 0.5s. I religiously change this to 2s fo...
6
Votes
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Change color of imported SVG File Lines
When you import a asset in SVG format, you can use the edit tool to automatically generate paths. However, you cannot change the color of the lines as you can with assets from the Doodly library. I wo...
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 ...
6
Votes
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voice over time
it will be so helpful if we can manually enter the time where we want voice over to be added, this is will save lot of time incase we had to edit the Video and change time and start dragging the voice...
6
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Volume control for enter/exit animation sound.
I love the enter/exit animation sound option. It makes it very easy to make new items pop in with an appropriate sound. However much of the time the sounds are too loud and cover over the narration....
6
Votes
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Toggle View/Hide for our Assets/Layers
Please allow us to toggle view/hide for our assets/layers. Why? If we have a huge layer at the end covering everything behind it, but then we realize we need to fix something beneath it, we need to e...
6
Votes
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Folder Encryption
It would be great if we can have a folder encryption option for new created folders. I am using it with my friend as we dont have enough money to buy separately. But I do want some privacy from him. I...
5
Votes
Considered
Customizable color palette
1) Be able to define a set of colors for use in each video. Currently, there is a predefined palette, but I can't add or remove any. 2) Be able to assign a color other than black (or white) as the def...
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.
5
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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...
5
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Timeline Lock
Lock the timeline so nothing can be moved by accident
5
Votes
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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.
5
Votes
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Hand with Glove
Add a hand that is wearing a glove for the animation. During the COVID19 pandemic - that would be HUGE!!!
5
Votes
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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...
4
Votes
Considered
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 ...
4
Votes
Considered
Typewriter Effect
Have text appear as if it were typed in like a typewriter. Also a sound option for it as well.
4
Votes
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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.
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...
4
Votes
Considered
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.
4
Votes
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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.
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
4
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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.
4
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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...
4
Votes
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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...
4
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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...
4
Votes
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Export of SVG files
Allow us to export and files we've added svg paths to so we can further edit them in inkscape.
4
Votes
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Center the Workspace grid
The grid is not centered vertically, so the horizontal lines across the workspace are off.
4
Votes
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Whiteboard female hand
The chalkboard has a beautiful female hand (the one with the bracelet and the ring), but it's not available on the whiteboard. It would be great to have such a female hand on the whiteboard as well.
4
Votes
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Dark Mode
It would be good if we could a dark mode interface and adjustable interface in points of screen resolutions as in some device the interface becomes smaller to work in.
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...
4
Votes
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Background Color in text box should be able to change to an opaque color, or white.
Background Color in text box should be able to change to an opaque color, or white. Currently the background in a text box is transparent. Sometimes I’d like to write clearly over the scene. For ...
4
Votes
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Two dark lines on the grid to show centre of page
Hi Doodly team, Is it at all possible to make a centre vertical and a centre horizontal lines on the grid a little darker so I know where the centre of the page is. This would really help with positi...
4
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Grid improvement
Hi, it would be good to have the center marked in the grid and then out from the center numbers so you could see if something is really centered (i. e. like in Powerpoint). And it would be nice to ha...
4
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Image to sketch converter
I felt I didn't explain this better when I first requested it. I would like to request a feature where our own images can be converted to a sketch style image. What I mean is when we import our own i...
3
Votes
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Please Add More Simple and Singular Food Based Props that are not Fast Food Brands
Currently there are inadequate choices for food based props. So may are branded for Fast Food. It would be great to have simple and singular props of vegetables, fruit, proteins, fat sources and carbo...
3
Votes
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Password Hash
Please hash out the password in the app so that it is not able to be seen.
3
Votes
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Library Contact Sheets
Let's print out sheets with the names and thumbnail images of all the available elements in the libraries. I/we/users can then sit with a stack of papers and a cup of coffee looking through what is av...
3
Votes
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Resize Drawing Area (Stage) and Actors (Assets) with mouse wheel
It would be nice if there was an easy way to resize/rescale the Stage (if nothing is selected) or the selected Actor by just using the mouse wheel
3
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Anatomy props
Would like anatomy props such as gallbladder, pancreas, liver etc to make medical videos and disease states. I see these are missing.
3
Votes
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New "Deliver" option to complement "Share"
Create a "Deliver" option that assigns the asset to the account whose email address is supplied. The asset would disappear from the sender's library, and appear with full control in the receiver's lib...
3
Votes
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Khmer Fonts
Please help to add Khmer Font. Thank you
3
Votes
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More custom scene color options
Provide more color options in the Custom Scene pallette. Right now everything is limited to shades of green, gray and black. It would be nice to be able to provide more colors (red, blue, yellow, what...
3
Votes
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Auto-import Doodly club images
Suggested improvement to product: Instead of making people click "Club" located next to "All" (which logically would include everything" to import new items.. why not just ditch the "Club" tab, put th...
3
Votes
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Other religious symbols
I notice you have a Christian cross. There are a lot of other religions in the world. Please consider adding some of them as well as standard features (I'm in Doodly Club, but I think this is a good f...
3
Votes
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Re-size current scene
One should be able to re-size current art work on screen to a smaller size in one corner and continue on the adding more images to create a continuation of the main idea and eventually be able to wipe...
3
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Bulk exporting
Allow users to bulk export videos by selecting projects to export from the main menu, that would be very useful when segments are made separately in different projects and needed to be exported to an ...
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...
3
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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.
3
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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...
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, ...
3
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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.
3
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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.
3
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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
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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)
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...
3
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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
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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...
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...
3
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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...
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.
3
Votes
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Characters waving
need characters waving hello (or goodbye)....seems rather obvious.
3
Votes
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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...
3
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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 ...
3
Votes
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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...
3
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Paste Text
Allow paste text into text box, using mouse right click.
3
Votes
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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.
3
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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...
3
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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...
3
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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 ...
3
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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...
3
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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...
3
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multiple/Batch uploads
Feature to upload more than one character/prop at once.
3
Votes
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Automatic Line Recognition of imported asset (lines, and colors fill)
When importing an asset with lines, and filled in color, the software should be able to auto route the lines, and know when to color in areas that are not white. This may need to be 2 ideas.
3
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Building a Doodle platform
It would be good to build a Doodle platform. The advantage of this is that it will grow the Doodle community exponential. As you can see industries are currently focusing on building platforms, be it ...
3
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Social Media Autoposting / sceduling
Create and schedule video for social medias
3
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font Character set
I would like to have the ability to write text in hebrew, so there needs to be a way to set the charecter encoding to matech the hebrew one (like in office or photoshop). That is a must ! thank you
3
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Timeline scene borders
Adding a black/white line (depending on the color of the scene) to differentiate when each scene begins/ends in the timeline
3
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Option for higher FPS previews
Allow for settings to change the quality vs. speed of previews. This means allowing previews of a scene/the project to either pre-render and increase FPS or quality, and/or create an immediate preview...
3
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Object Animation Options
Currently, new objects can be "drawn" or simply set to "appear" (setting Draw and Delay to 0 seconds). It would be highly beneficial to allow an option for objects that are not drawn to MOVE or SLIDE ...
3
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People with disabilities
People with disabilities: blind, wheelchair users, deaf (using sign language), down syndrome, amputees, young/old, men women. Children/adults at school, adults working, walking, playing sports, as p...
3
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Screen transition delay
Ability to create scenes that are transitionless in time. 0 delay. So if we wanted to display 4 different scenes in 1 second, we can.
3
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Real Estate Themed Items and backdrops
I ordered Doodly to make real estate themed videos. I thought I would find more around this than there is. I am still very new so if i missed it, my apologies. But more home options, signing at a tabl...
3
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Change Character Proportions
It would be nice that when a character is on the board, that it would be possible to widen or narrow them. Right now, they remain proportionate and only shrink or enlarge. Have, point sets where one c...
3
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Have Doodly automatically resize a larger image on import to make it compatible automaticcaly
Have Doodly automatically resize a larger image on import and make it so that Doodly accepts it automatically without having to go to an image editor to resize it and re-import it. Thanks!
3
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Engineering, process and manufacturing
Liquid pumps, Air compressors, Valves, Pipework, Vessels, Boilers, Assemble machines, Labelling Machines and inspection machines
3
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Have text (optionally) be left aligned by default, so changing the text will not change the anchor point of the text to begin with.
When putting text in scenes, it has to be realigned whenever the text is realigned, or changed. When there are multiple lines of text that have to appear with some pause in them, and one wants to keep...
3
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Visualise better the My video library
On the 'My videos' you currently see the most recently video's you created. I suggest to implement the following to make searching and finding a particular video much easier: (1) As already mentioned...
3
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More Jewish props/content? : )
Hi ... I noticed there are a few Christian (and even a Muslim women), but we'd love to see a few Jewish symbols added. For example, a very simple yarmulke (Jewish head covering) would be great additi...
3
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Rainbow - Colour full image after it's drawn the black and white version
I believe it would benefit from being able to draw out the entire image as black and white, and then colour in the final. Doodly support said that they can only colour an individual asset, which look...
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...
3
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Female comic hand
I really like the comic hand, please also create a female one. Maybe it's enough to select different sweater colors.
3
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Outline option to change the weight of the boarder
it will be great to add Outline option to change the weight of the shape boarder (e.g. 1/4 pt, 1/2 pt, 1 pt, 2 pt, etc)
3
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Cartoon hand without long sleeved shirt (arm only)
Cartoon hand without the blue long sleeved shirt (arm only).
3
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Carousel of video in main screen
Currently you have in the top of the main screen 7 video icons of the last 7 video's you touched. This is great, but I suggest to extend this as a carousel, so you can walk through all video. Even be...
3
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Assets that can be coloured in on custom backgrounds
In an earlier build, assets like figures were outlined in black and filled in with white. The newest update removed that feature. Can it be returned?