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Timeline

The Timeline is located at the bottom of the interface. It can contain numerous layers and be stretched up through the height of the interface.

It can be hidden by tapping on the Timeline icon, the 3rd icon located in the top bar, to give you the space you need when you draw.

The numbers at the top of the Timeline represent the number of frames. It is possible to choose to start by the frame 0 or 1 according to the needs of the productions. To change this number, go to Settings and in General switch the button Start counting frames at 0 or at 1.

In the Timeline tab of the Settings it is possible to get the values in time instead of frames: next to Timeline metric choose Frame or Time.

The Timeline contains sheets which contain one or several frames. To create a sheet in the Timeline, just draw or double-tap in the Timeline where you want it to be.

To scrub in the Timeline drag left and right. You can also drag on the canvas with 3 fingers which is called the Flip.

To flip with a button, open the floating menu with a 2 fingers long-touch and use the flip icon by dragging it up and down.

You can choose to flip on either frame or sheets.
If you choose to flip on frames, you will go through all the frames of your animation while flipping.
If you choose to flip on sheets, you will only flip between every different drawings.
To change between frame or sheets, go to the Settings, in the Flip tab switch the button Flip frames / Flip sheets.

You can also invert the movement of the Flip and adjust its sensitivity with the slider.

If the Onion Skin is enabled, you can see the previous and next drawings while flipping and scrubbing. In Settings > Timeline, switch the button Scrubbing disables Onion Skin to see only the current drawings while scrubbing and flipping.

To increase the length of a sheet you need to select it first.

Double-tap to select a sheet. The left and right arrows allow you to increase or decrease the length of a sheet on several frames. Drag an arrow left or right to change the length of the sheet.

To increase the length of a sheet you need to select it first.

Double-tap to select a sheet. The left and right arrows allow you to increase or decrease the length of a sheet on several frames. Drag an arrow left or right to change the length of the sheet.

Double tap and drag to select several sheets.

The bar at the top of the Timeline turns green to indicate that one or several sheets are selected somewhere in the Timeline. Tap anywhere in the Timeline to deselect.

Double tap and drag to select several sheets.

The bar at the top of the Timeline turns green to indicate that one or several sheets are selected somewhere in the Timeline. Tap anywhere in the Timeline to deselect.

Once you have selected one or several sheets you can move them anywhere in the Timeline with a drag.

Once you have selected one or several sheets you can move them anywhere in the Timeline with a drag.

Drag up to access the radial menu and the various options for the selection.

To activate an option, drag until you are on top of it, and let go.

If you are inside an option and want to exit it, simply go backwards.

Deletes the selected sheet(s).

Splits the selected sheet(s) and divides it into several sheets exposed for a lower number of images. The new created sheets are empty. If the number of images exposed per sheet exceed the number of images exposed in the original sheet, nothing happens.

Sets the timing, the length of each selected sheet, from 1 to 6 frames. If you want to go beyond, stay on the clock and let go to set the value manually.

Creates an inbetween structure by adding a blank sheet between every selected sheets. The new sheet gets the same timing than the sheet at its left.
This option only works if more than one sheet is selected.

Inverts the order of the selected sheets.
This option only works if more than one sheet is selected.

Copies the sheet content.

Pastes the sheet content.

Duplicates the selected sheet(s). This leads to the two duplicate possibilities below:

Duplicates the sheet(s) without the content.

Duplicates the sheet(s) with the content.

To duplicate you need to follow the path of the icons. Keep your finger or Pencil on top of the icon without going backwards, then go around the menu and where you want to place the duplicated sheets.

Imports an image or photograph in the selected sheet.

Hides the menu to move the selected sheet(s) without bother.

If you drag the selection without choosing an option, it will simply move the selection.

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